Nevis Customs Department hosts Open Day as part of customs week

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NASPA Long Point Nevis (January 31st, 2020) – The Customs and Excise Department-Nevis Division, earlier today hosted a Customs Open Day at the Charlestown Memorial Square where they shared with the general public items that are allowed and not allowed into the island. 

Present at the Open day and one of the organisers for the event was Assistant Comptroller in the Customs and Excise Department-Nevis Division, Roger Fyfield, who explained that the event not only forms part of the week of activities but is also part of their annual celebration for World Customs Day. 

This year the department celebrated international customs day under the theme “Customs Fostering Sustainability for People, Prosperity and the planet and started on Sunday January 26th and is scheduled to end on Saturday February 1st. 

The week of activities began on Sunday January 26th at the Zion Chapel where the officers of the Customs and Excise Department-Nevis Division officially opened the week of activities. The celebration continued on Thursday January 30th with a special cocktail and dinner at the Nisbet’s Plantation for the officers at the department and continued today with the Customs open Day. The final day of activity is slated for tomorrow Saturday February 1st with a Family picnic for the officers at the department.