KP’s goods carrier association raises concerns over rent hike, raids

PESHAWAR: Office bearers of Khyber Paktunkhwa’s (KP) local goods carrier association on Wednesday voiced concerns over unprecedented increase in the rents and unwarranted raids by the Customs Intelligence Department.

The issues were raised by a delegation of Peshawar Carrier Association, which met with Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Engineer Maqsood Anwar Pervaiz.

Members of the delegation raised concerns over exorbitant hike of up to 800 per cent in the rent of addas, harassment by police officials and raids by the Customs Intelligence Department on the pretext of examining documents.

SCCI President asked the provincial government and its relevant subordinate institutions to reconsider the hike in rent and resolve issues faced by goods carriers’ on a priority basis.

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