Biometric verification for PSW inaugurated at KCAA

Biometric verification for PSW inaugurated at KCAA

KARACHI: Director General, Directorate General of Reforms and Automation (Weboc Project) Wajid Ali on Monday inaugurated NADRA e-Sahulat Counter for Pakistan Single Window (PSW) at the Head Office of Karachi Customs Agents Association (KCAA).

The association has become first to launch such an important facility where customs agents and their clients (importer and exporters) can have biometric verification required for registration, in the PSW portal.

KCAA President Wasiq Hussain Khan, Director Reform & Automation Engr. Riyaz Memon, Collector of Customs Appraisement (East) Fayyaz Rasool, Additional Director PSW Naveed Abbas,  Office Bearers and Members Managing Committee and number of senior members of KCAA were present on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion, Director General Wajid Ali stated that the Pakistan Single Window facility would reduce time, cost and complexity while improving quality of experience for all stakeholders to ensure ease of doing business besides support government agencies in adopting an Integrated Risk Management approach for efficient enforcement of cross border trade related controls. He also said that the implementation of PSW will enable Pakistan to achieve compliance with WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement besides helping to unlock its potential in becoming a hub for trade.

President KCAA Wasiq Hussain Khan stated that PSW was undoubtedly a mega transformation to facilitate trade. KCAA has the honor to launch a help desk for PSW where members (customs agents) and business community will be facilitated.

At the occasion the General Secretary KCAA Mehmood ul Hasan Awan also advised to the participants to disseminate information about availability NADRA e-Sahulat facility for PSW at KCAA amongst all the members so that maximum number of people could avail this facility.

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