He asked the Ministry of Commerce to remove confusion by allowing the import of pistols and pellets. Javed Malik pointed out due to restriction on commercial import of air pellets smuggling of these goods are on the rise, causing financial loss to national exchequer. Further, he said, locally-made air pellets are substandard which also damage the high standard air guns.
Javed Malik who is CEO of Broda Sports urged the government to remove additional regulatory duty of 20-per cent on import of air guns which are just supporting weapons. There is no regulatory duty on fire arm but the simple weapon which even needs not any license is facing high duties, he said. It may be noted that the air guns and air pistols are used in air shooting competition of Olympic apart from other sports competitions. This game is getting popularity in Pakistan too.