Mozambique rolls out more customs scanners
GOVERNMENT| Aug. 29, 2012, 9:04 a.m.
The Mozambican Tax Authority reports that sophisticated new scanners have been installed at border posts and airports to combat smuggling and crime.
The international airports at Maputo, Beira, Tete and Vilanculos, as well as the Maputo corridor road in the Ressano Garcia area now have inspection systems to improve customs security. The systems will be rolled out soon at more airports and a number of ports and border crossings.
The president of Mozambique Tax Authority, Rosario Fernandes, said in officially launching the system at Chingodzi Airport in Tete that the devices would help control entry and exit of goods in line with best practices worldwide.
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