Customs Dept. Is Crucial In Development Of India: Governor

Hyderabad, Jan.27 (Maxim News): Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan on Wednesday said that the customs dept. was playing a crucial role in the country’s economic development.

She stated that the customs department had offered exemplary services during the Covid-19 lockdown crisis and continues to play an important role in ensuring effective supply chain system.

The Governor, as the Chief Guest, was addressing the International Customs Day-2021 celebrations, organised by the Hyderabad Customs Commissionerate, here.

“The hassle-free facilitation of export of the HydroxyChloroquine (HCQ) drugs and other essential medicines to more than 150 countries during the peak of the pandemic was a great achievement by the Customs wing,” she said.

Referring to the Covid-19 vaccine supply, Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan particularly appreciated the role of customs wing in ensuring the vaccine transportation across the country and its export to other countries.

“You all deserve extra praise for your preparedness to detect the future threat of spurious vaccines soon to emerge in the coming days. This will effectively prevent the threat of spurious vaccines in the future,” she added

Commending their services to help the country get vaccinated and prevent the spurious vaccines, the Governor said that she had cancelled her prior engagements in Chennai to be with you all to appreciate your services as the frontline warriors.

“I always give top priority to honour the Covid-19 warriors, to be there and to be with them and here I am with you all to honour you as you were all in the forefront,” she added.

Referring to their expertise in detecting and preventing the gold smuggling, the Governor said you are getting even smarter and changing your strategies like a virus that undergoes mutations and comes up with new strains, to outshine the smugglers who are adopting weird methods to smuggle gold.(Maxim News)

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