Delegation from the Maldives Customs Visits ROCB A/P
25 March 2015, Bangkok, Thailand
Mr. Abdulla WAHEED, Chief Superintendent of the Maldives Customs Service (MCS) accompanied by nine MCS officials, visited the ROCB A/P on 25 March 2015 on the occasion of their study visit to the Thai Customs Department.
Mr. Kazunari IGARASHI, Head of the ROCB A/P and other colleagues gave them a warm welcome. Mr. IGARASHI expressed his appreciation to the contribution made by Mr. Ahmed Zuhoor, ex-Commissioner General of MCS (currently Health Minister), to the WCO Regional Workshop on Strategic Initiative for Trade Facilitation - Mercator Programme held on 16-18 March 2015 in Jakarta Indonesia. Mr. IGARASHI asked Mr. WAHEED for a short report on MCS’s good practice on reducing Customs clearance time under the leadership of Mr. Zuhoor, which was introduced by him in the Workshop. Mr. WAHEED acknowledged this request and promised to convey it to the person in charge.
Mr. WAHEED and Mr. IGARASHI also exchanged views on further collaboration for the modernization program of MCS, especially on the ongoing WCO-ADB Multi-year Project on Customs Valuation Control.