ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Thursday directed customs officers, who were transferred on February, to join their place of posting immediately otherwise departmental action would be initiated against them.
The FBR issued a notification directing that all those officers who were transferred/posted through notification No. 0357-C-I/2019 dated February 04, 2019 and who have not yet joined their new place of postings in compliance of aforesaid notification are hereby stand relieved from their duties with immediate effect and are directed to join their new place of postings today positively.
The FBR also directed all Chief Collectors/Director Generals (Customs) are requested to ensure compliance of the above instructions.
The FBR notified transfers and postings of 44 officers of Pakistan Customs Service (PCS) in BS-19 and BS-20 on February 04, 2019.
Sources in Pakistan Customs said that large number of officers had not comply with the notification and were performing duties at the same place prior to the issuance of notification.
The sources said that many customs officers were trying to influence the authorities to amen the notification to stay at the same place.