Strategic Export Control Division holds two-day on CIT in Peshawar

Strategic Export Control Division (SECDIV) held two-day training sessions for capacity building on Strategic Export Controls and Commodity Identification (CIT) at Customs House, Peshawar.

According to Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), the two-day training session was attended by representatives from various agencies including Customs, Frontier Corps, Quarantine Department of the Federal Government and Pakistan Post.

The training session held on March10th and 11th was aimed at further strengthening the implementation of Export Control on Goods, Technologies, Material and Equipment related to Nuclear and Biological Weapons and their Delivery Systems Act-2004 (SECA-2004), and enhancing awareness on the UNSC sanctions regime with focus on the tools and methods for effective national counter proliferation efforts.

Over the two days, lectures, presentations, and discussions were held on various aspects of strategic export controls, identification of sensitive commodities, implementation of the UNSC sanctions, and national counter proliferation efforts, said the press-release issued by MoFA.

The training event was part of SECDIV routine Annual Outreach and Capacity Building Plan, it added.

Furthermore, SECDIV team also visited Sarhad Chamber of Commerce & Industry to sensitize the business community on relevant aspects and emphasized the importance of due diligence for safe and secure trade.