Hyderabad: Customs officers performed an important role within the nation’s financial growth and provided laudable companies during the COVID-19 pandemic and proceed to play an necessary role in making certain an efficient COVID-19 vaccine provide, stated Telangana Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan on Wednesday.
The governor was delivering the keynote tackle during the International Customs Day 2021, organized by Hyderabad Customs Commissionerate on Wednesday.
“The hassle-free facilitation of export of the HydroxyChloroquine (HCQ) drugs and other essential medicines to more than 150 countries during the peak of the pandemic was a great achievement by the Customs wing,” she stated.
“You all deserve extra praise for your preparedness to detect the future threat of spurious vaccines soon to emerge in the coming days. This will effectively prevent the threat of spurious vaccines in the future,” she added.
On the event, the governor additionally honored the awards and particular appreciation certificates to the winners.
Governor’s husband and famend nephrologist Dr. P. Soundararajan, chief commissioner of Indirect Taxes and Customs Mallika Arya, principal commissioner JS Chandrashekar, principal chief commissioner (IT) JB Mohapatra, principal commissioner (GST) D. Purushottam, and different senior IRS officers had been current.