Published on: Monday, May 15, 2017
A ceremony was held today award certificates to officers who successfully completed the “Certificate II in Customs Studies Course” and “Certificate III in Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System” conducted by the Customs Academy.
The ceremony was officiated by the Commissioner General of Customs, executives and awardees, including the trainers from Customs. A total of 10 officers completed the “Certificate III in Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System”, whereas 17 officers graduated from the “Certificate II in Customs Studies Course”.
Speaking at the graduation ceremony, Commissioner General highlighted that the roles and responsibilities of Customs have evolved tremendously over its 126 years’ history and so has the risks associated it. He also emphasized the officers of Customs to keep on learning and to hold their integrity in their everyday life. In this regard he applauded the efforts put in by Customs Academy and Human Resources Management Section to increase the capacity of Customs officers.
The “Certificate III in Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System” is aimed at equipping the staff with the necessary level of knowledge and competence in the application of Harmonized System Nomenclature and Export/ Import law and thus facilitate the classification of goods in a consistent and effective manner.
The “Certificate II in Customs Studies Course” is designed to give an in-depth understanding of the customs related laws and regulations and in-place procedures; goods declarations and document processing; information technology and automation; drug enforcement; and risk assessment, risk profiling and targeting.