Customs directed not to confiscate personal baggage

Customs directed not to confiscate personal baggage

LAHORE: Authorities of Pakistan Customs have been directed to facilitate passengers and not to confiscate personal gifts and food brought with the passengers.

Head of Prime Minister’s Strategic Reforms Salman Sufi directed this while visiting Lahore Airport.

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Salman Sufi said new airport operation reforms will be announced soon to improve passenger facilities at airports.

He said this during his visit to Lahore Airport to review the complaints of confiscation of personal belongings of passengers and the facilities provided to them.

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Salman Sufi directed the customs authorities to improve services through a systematic procedure from receipt of goods to inspection and not confiscate any personal gifts and food brought with the passengers.

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He also directed the Civil Aviation Authority to increase the number of porters and provide special rooms for the disabled passengers where they can rest in case of any flight delay.

Salman Sufi said work has been started to run the Lahore airport in a new style so that best services could be provided to the passengers as per the vision of Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif.

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