World Customs Organisation meet begins in Pondy on Monday

Puducherry, Nov 17 (PTI) The Union Finance Ministry wouldbe holding the 29th World Customs Organisation (WCO) meet inPuducherry, from Monday.

A press release said senior customs officers from 33member countries of Asia Pacific Region including Australia,Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Iran,Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia and Singapore would beparticipating in the deliberations as delegates.

Important issues concerning international trade andcustoms procedures such as technological solutions for crossborder procedures, security enforcement, customs, singlewindow inter agency cooperation for trade facilitation wouldbe discussed at the three-day meet.

India is the Vice Chair of the WCO in the Asia Pacificregion.

Chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes andCustoms of the Union Finance Ministry P K Das would be amongthe top officials who would address the meet. PTI CORROH ROH