Today I am in London for a meeting with the UK Trade Facilitation Commission. Important work.

Trade Facilitation generates growth of economies & provides predictability at borders – while at the same time reducing carbon emissions & food waste. The answer is digital smart borders.

The EuroCup 2024 in Germany has started. After several torunaments with various set-upd we are back to a traditional championship organized in one country.

It has started as the party a football tournament always should be.

Germany a superstart with a 5-1 victory over Scotland in the opening game, the home nation looks strong. Spain beat Croatia 3-0.

Bellingham was….Belllingham, and gave Three Lions three points. Mbappe’ broke his nose.

Yesterday Slovakia created the first surprise by beating Belgium 1-0. This will be a great month.

I have said France, with Portugal as runners-up in my prediction of the outcome. I will stick to that a bit longer.

Great progress in Pakistan! Pakistan Customs has successfully completed business process mapping of its core functions during the first five months of the World Bank funded project for transformation of Customs operations.

’This project was designed in April, 2021 but came into implementations since December, 2023, said a news release here on Monday’.

’Technical experts from KGH and Maersk, being the global leaders in customs administration reforms and logistics, are collaborating through 16 working groups notified by FBR for each work stream of Customs’.

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