ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Customs Directorate Common of Afghan Transit has seized a lot of Indian origin consignments mis-declared as ‘White Sugar’, destined to be consumed in Afghanistan.
After affirmation via laboratory exams, the sugar was discovered to be unfit for human consumption, in response to an announcement.
To this point 4,472 metric tons of sugar contained in 172 containers out of a complete of 258 containers have been examined by laboratories and termed unfit for human consumption, whereas the remainder of the 2236 metric tons (86 containers) is being examined.
The dangerous consumption of this ‘expired sugar’ giving off foul odor and having turned brownish in color would have significantly endangered the well being of Afghan nationals had it made its solution to the markets in Afghanistan.
In persevering with to play its mandated function in ‘Safety of Society’, Customs on the operational degree is additional enhancing its enforcement efforts and data community, with out compromising on commerce facilitation