Juba, South Sudan,
June 30, 2021 – South Sudan National Custom Service Director Maj. Gen. Akol Ayii Madut says he has discussed with President Salva Kiir the mechanisms the government can explore to maximize revenue collection at the business entry point.
This comes after Mr. Akol met President at his office Tuesday to offer an update about the developmental activities and plans of his directorate to foster sustainable revenue growth and diversification.
In attendance was the Executive Director in the Office of the President Hon. James Deng Wal.
In his remarks to the media after the meeting, Akol said, his meeting with Kiir centered on modernization and measures that will facilitate trade to increase revenue collection.
Ayii added that his directorate has provided essential technical training, developed revising procedures and mentoring mechanisms on the recently introduced online taxation.
“There is much still to be done, but we have come a long way in this journey, the institution stands more prosperous, more equal, more respected. Our institution is on a new course,” Akol was quoted by the Presidential Press Unit to have said.
The office of the President praised Mr. Akol saying he has “always remained a reformist and now is a chance to build the future properly, to make our great institution, South Sudan National Custom Services position the basis for a radical program of our nation’s transformation and renewal.”