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‘Govt must take action against Maersk, QICT to provide relief to importers’

LAHORE: Government should take strict action against M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd and Qasim International Container Terminal (QICT) and also probe the role of Habibullah Khan for allegedly looting worth 610 billion rupees from importers through collection of unlawful demurrage and detention charges from genuine importers. It was stated by Barrister Qadeer Ahmad while talking to Customs Today regarding blackmailing ... Read More »

LHC orders customs Lahore to release stationary goods

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) has asked the customs authorities of Lahore to release stationary goods and bared them to receive sales tax. According to details Justice Abid Aziz Sheikh ordered the customs authorities to release stationary goods and directed the commissioner Inland Revenue to stop receiving sales tax on these goods. Applicant Muhammad Mohsin Virk advocate while making ... Read More »

Rs1b embezzlement: Customs officials summoned by FIA on Feb 26

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Lahore has once again summoned four senior officers of Pakistan Customs Service (PCS) in alleged corruption of Rs1 billion for recording of their statements. According to details available with Customs Today the FIA has summoned Saud Imran Ahmad Member technical/ Customs Appellate Tribunal Lahore, Additional Collector Customs Adjudication Sumera Omer , Chief Customs Headquarters ... Read More »

Customs allows children to carry $1000 only

LAHORE: Pakistan Customs has implemented new strict rules on airports on carrying currency from Pakistan to any other country under export policy and procedure orders of Pakistan. According to details available to Customs Today Pakistan customs has implemented export policy and procedure order on carrying 11 different things from Pakistan to other countries. Now after this implementation of rules a ... Read More »

Collector Preventive Ahmad Rauf bars manual clearance of goods

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive has issued a circular to stop clearance of consignments through manual methods. According to details available with Customs Today, Collector Preventive Ahmad Rauf directed all authorities concerned that no consignment should be allowed to be gated out unless the same is finalized and allowed through WeBOC or one customs system. Additional collector customs headquarters Muhammad Saeed ... Read More »

Govt should take action against Maersk, QICT for collecting illegal demurrage, detention charges: Salman Nasar

LAHORE: Pakistan’s famous businessman, importer and exporter of fans, washing machines and other relevant items from Gujrat, Salman Nasar has said that government should take strict action against shipping company M/s Maersk Pakistan Pvt Ltd and terminal operator QICT which are involved in the collection of exorbitant charges such as demurrage and detention charges for the clearance of shipments from ... Read More »

Customs Court awards jail term & imposed fine on accused involved in smuggling

LAHORE: The Special Federal Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has sentenced accused Mohammad Nawaz to one month jail and also imposed penalty of Rs5 million who is involved in smuggling of foreign currency from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia. According to details special judge of customs court Khaqan Babar on Tuesday sentenced an accused currency smuggling case and announced jail ... Read More »

“Govt should take action against alleged hiring of Indians at QICT”

LAHORE: Senior physician and executive member of Pakistan family physicians association of Pakistan, Dr Abdul Qadoos Khokhar has said that during this time of worst ties between Pakistan and India, where the latter is threatening the former on daily basis, alleged working of Indian citizens in Pakistan at sensitive and strategic places is dangerous and it is a security risk ... Read More »