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Is there nobody to hear woes of importers & laborers at Dry Port Peshawar?

PESHAWAR: The importers and laborers in Peshawar have expressed great worries over the lack of basic facilities at the Dry Port Peshawar. The local importers have to suffer a loss of millions of rupees due to unavailability of basic facilities like shelter to cover the goods laden vehicles and restrooms for the laborers. The Customs Clearance Agents at the Dry ... Read More »

Saeed Jadoon vows expansion of Customs Duty collection during present Fiscal Year

PESHAWAR: The new parameters will be set to expand the Customs Duty collection of the Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar during current Financial Year 2017-18. During the current month, the collectorate has showed a good performance which will be enhanced through further actions. This was stated by New Collector of Customs Muhammad Saeed Jadoon at the Customs House Peshawar while meeting ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs awards Inspector Sardar best performance certificate

PESHAWAR: The Customs House Peshawar every year distribute acknowledgment certificates on good performance among officers of Customs Collectorate Peshawar. This year on the occasion of International Customs Day, Customs House Peshawar appreciated performance of ASO Nowshera and award best performance certificate to Inspector Sardar Hussain in recognition of his services for good seizures capability during different assignments was given to ... Read More »

Digitalization of customs rules to have good effects on revenue collections: Collector

PESHAWAR: The Collector, Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar, Gull Rahman said the Customs bylaws work better by actions derived from dialogues. There is a need for more education to understand the seriousness of international trade policies which have faced challenges due to progressive groundwork mechanism. The collector customs said this while talking to Customs Today on Monday. He said the digitalization ... Read More »

Ghulam Khan & Kharlachi Customs Stations to be operational in first week of Feb

PESHAWAR: The development work at the Ghulam Khan and Kharlachi Customs Stations has been completed and they will be operational in the first week of February, said Collector Customs Gull Rahman the other day while talking to Customs Today. These customs stations will be opened for all kinds of imports and exports of consignments across the border. The Collector Customs ... Read More »

Torkham customs officials frustrate smuggling bid of four kilogram Ice-Drug

PESHAWAR: The customs officials have thwarted an attempt of smuggling four kilogram of Ice-Drug concealed in secret parts of the truck on Thursday on Torkham Border in Khyber Agency. Accused smuggler Sher Haider was arrested who hails from Jalalabad Afghanistan. The truck, being used as a tool of smuggling of drug, bore registration No: C-1239 D I Khan which was ... Read More »

Customs Torkham reflects brilliance by profiting from different collections of taxes

PESHAWAR: The Customs Station Torkham has collected Rs5078.85million revenue from July to January 25, 2017-18 against Rs3487.89million revenue collected in previous FY2016-17 from July to January 25. So the station collected R1590.96million more revenue in current FY2017-18 than the total gain in the previous year’s period of time. The Customs Station Torkham has collected Rs2145.01million of net Customs Duty out ... Read More »

Demanding bribe from truck drivers harming business activities: Ziaur Rehman

PESHAWAR: Pakistan has a functional transport sector that accounts for about 11 percent of its GDP, 17 percent of Gross Capital Formation and 6 percent of employment said by the owner of M/s Sarhad Kakakhel Goods Transport Company in Peshawar. Zia ur Rehman owner of goods transport business at Peshawar while talking with Customs Today said that the transport sector ... Read More »

ASU Peshawar impounds NDP items priced at Rs24.78m during 15 days of January

PESHAWAR: The Anti-Smuggling Unit of the Customs House Peshawar has seized Non-Duty-Paid goods worth Rs24.78million during 15 days of January Financial Year 2017-18. It has been a second seizure of the current month by the Anti-Smuggling Unit of the Customs House Peshawar which has become possible due to a direction given by Collector Customs, Anti-Smuggling Unit, to eliminate the risk ... Read More »

AC Asma performs well by frustrating smuggling of Riyals & Dirhams into Dubai

PESHAWAR: A money laundering bid was foiled at the Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar on Tuesday after the customs officials arrested a smuggler for attempting to transport a large amount of foreign currency to Dubai, Customs officials informed Customs Today. The Air Flight Unit posted at the BIAP under the leadership of Assistant Collector Customs Asma Javed Paracha apprehended Sajad ... Read More »

Customs department committed to facilitate businessmen: Collector Gul Rahman

PESHAWAR: The customs department has embarked upon a policy of facilitating business community of the country by providing them maximum facilities besides generating revenue for the official kitty said by Collector Customs Gull Rahman. The Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar has become a progressing organization where no one can fleece the traders in name of documentation, che Collector said this while ... Read More »

Peshawar AFU foils attempt of smuggling gold from Dubai

PESHAWAR: The Collectorate of Customs team deputed at Air Freight Unit thwarted an attempt of smuggling 230 tola and 10 gram gold from Dubai bound flight no EK-636 on Friday at Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar. The Air Flight Unit of Customs Collectorate Peshawar seized the gold with six passengers who were arrived from Dubai. This has been first attempt ... Read More »

Pakistan Customs puts ban on import of food & fruit items from Afghanistan

PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Customs banned the import of food and fruit items from Afghanistan and stopped the loaded trucks on Torkham border, sources said on Friday. The customs officials have put forward seven conditions for importing fresh and dry fruits, cooking oil and ghee from Afghanistan. The authorities stopped at least 50 trucks on the border. The importers of Khyber ... Read More »

PHC declares confiscation of importer vehicles as illegal

PESHAWAR: A vehicles was handed over back to the petitioner after challenging the order passed by Customs Courts in the Peshawar High Court. A petitioner Wali Shah from North Waziristan (FATA) told Customs Today that that he was earning his livelihood abroad, he purchased a Nissan Skyline Car bearing chassis no.R35-003261 (“Vehicle”) and on his return to Pakistan brought the ... Read More »

Customs I&I field staff can’t seize legally imported goods: Advocate Sana Gulzar

PESHAWAR: The imported goods neither fall in clause (a) or (b) of Section 2(s) of the Customs Act, 1969 nor are mentioned in the notification issued under Section 2(s) clause (a); and as such those cannot be put under the category of smuggling or smuggled goods, Advocate Sana Gulzar said on Thursday. Talk to Customs Today, she said that the ... Read More »

Afghan reduced trade from Pakistan due to higher flow of trade from Iran, Central Asia

PESHAWAR: The trade between Pakistan and Afghanistan in locally-produced goods and services has reduced from 75,000 containers in 2010 to 49,000 containers in 2017 mainly due to slowdown in Afghanistan’s imports from Pakistan and higher flow of trade from Iran and Central Asia. There are 11 notified trade routes between the two countries, but trade is allowed only through three ... Read More »

Customs Peshawar fares well by earning Rs310.34m comparatively more revenue

PESHAWAR: The Customs House Peshawar has collected Rs1196.14million revenue gain in 17 days of January Financial Year 2017-18 against Rs885.8million generated in 17 days of January during previous FY2016-17. The Customs House Peshawar, in this way, has earned Rs310.34million more revenue this year in 17 days of January against the amount done during 17 days of January in previous FY ... Read More »

Bribe-taking leaves hundreds of loaded trucks stranded on Pak-Afghan border

PESHAWAR: The customs officials posted at the Landi Kotal are involved in bribe-taking from transporters due to which hundreds of loaded trucks have remained stranded on Pakistan Afghanistan Border. The Customs Clearing Agents on Wednesday at a press conference at the Landi Kotal Press Club said the customs staff deputed on Pak-Afghan Border is demanding extra taxes which have not ... Read More »

Cigarettes worth Rs30m burnt; NAB’s help can eliminate misuse of authority

PESHAWAR: The Intelligence and Inland Revenue Service of the Federal Board of Revenue Mardan set on fire the confiscated cigarettes worth Rs30million on Tuesday. Director General Intelligence and Inland Revenue Service Mardan Shahid Mehmood, talking to Customs Today, expressed his views about how to curb the NDP goods. There are a large number of Non-Duty-Paid items producing factories in the ... Read More »

Biggest ever smuggling attempt of smart phones in 2018 aborted by ASU Peshawar

PESHAWAR: The Anti-Smuggling Unit of the Customs House Peshawar has foiled the biggest bid of 2018 of smuggling smart phones priced at more than Rs55millions. The seizure case was handled by the staff of the MCC Peshawar ASO Nowshehra Unit on Tuesday on GT road when a container laden vehicle was stopped for a routine checking and the container was ... Read More »