CHATTOGRAM: ‘International Customs Day-2022’ was observed amid festivity in the port city like elsewhere of the world on Wednesday.
A seminar was organised at the Chattogram Customs House Auditorium marking the day in the afternoon.
Customs, Excise and Vat Training Academy Director General Md Mahbubuzzaman presided over the seminar titled “Scaling up Customs Digital Transformation by Embracing a Data Culture and Building a Data Ecosystem.”
Chattogram Customs House Commissioner Mohammad Fakhrul Alam delivered the welcome speech while Additional Commissioner Dr Abu Nur Rashed Ahmed presented the key-note paper.
Speakers at the seminar said Customs play a significant role in the international trade of export and import.
Smuggling and money laundering can be resist following spread of data culture through digital transformation, they observed.
Officials and representatives of the Chattogram Customs House, Excise and Vat, C&F Agents and Shipping Agents Associations also attended the seminar.