ISLAMABAD – The Chinese Embassy in Pakistan had donated four X-ray scanners to the Customs Wing of Federal Board of Revenue which would help in preventing smuggling and movement of other illegal commodities.

The equipment was handed over by Chen Wei, Consular of the Embassy the People’s Republic of China in Islamabad to Dr Jawwad Uwais Agha, Member Customs (Operations), Federal Board of Revenue in the presence of other senior officers of Pakistan Customs, says a press release of FBR Friday.

The donated scanners, having the value of one million RMB, shall be instrumental in supporting the customs authorities at the airports to effectively utilize non-intrusive technology in preventing smuggling of contraband, especially currency.

The gift of 4 X-ray scanners will reaffirm the immutable bonds of friendship and brotherhood between the people of Pakistan and China, to strengthen the unbreakable and timeless China-Pakistan friendship, and to promote customs clearance facilitation in Pakistan.