Iran Customs ranks 1st in fighting narcotics

Tehran, Oct 8, IRNA – According to World Customs Organizations Regional Intelligence Liaison Offices (RILO), Iranian Customs ranked 1st in fighting narcotics and 2nd in fighting goods smuggling.

It is worth noting that Iran stood first in fighting illegal drugs in RILO's previous report.

Based on World Customs Organization evaluations, Iran has successfully implemented electronic customs project which has played major role in fighting smuggling and crimes.

Full monitoring of imported goods by advanced electronic customs systems is one of the most important victories of Iran.

The World Customs Organization (WCO), established in 1952 as the Customs Co-operation Council (CCC) is an independent intergovernmental body whose mission is to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of Customs administrations.

Today, the WCO represents 182 Customs administrations across the globe that collectively process approximately 98% of world trade. As the global centre of Customs expertise, the WCO is the only international organization with competence in Customs matters and can rightly call itself the voice of the international Customs community.