FinMin Mahat directs customs officials to work honestly

Published On: April 27, 2023 01:10 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

BIRATNAGAR, April 27: Finance Minister Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has directed the customs employees to work honestly and transparently.

After inspecting the Biratnagar Customs Office on Thursday, Finance Minister Mahat shared, “You are in a sensitive service like revenue collection of the state. No one has the right to misuse their responsibilities or carry out illegal activities. We will not excuse the trend of customs leakage. I am confident that you are making good attempts and will do better in the coming days.”

The evaluation of the employees would be done on the basis of their performance, he said. The FinMin opined that he had expected a significant increment in the recovery of customs with the end of the current fiscal year.

He also asked the authorities concerned not to put taxpayers in unnecessary trouble in the name of increasing revenue.

Finance Minister Mahat said, “Overall, let's work with transparency and build an easy and conducive environment for the service-seekers. Let's carry out our work as per the rules and regulations.”


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