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Customs I&I, chief collector start separate investigations into mega seizure at PQA

KARACHI: Directorate General of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) has appreciated the efforts of the officers on mega seizure at the Port Muhammad Bin Qasim in which four containers were detained last Wednesday, saving millions of rupees duty and taxes. According to source, investigations against the heinous crime of mis-declaration has been deepened to arrest the mastermind of the case. ... Read More »

DG Customs Valuation Tanveer Ahmed issues Order-in-Revision against VR No 865/2016

KARACHI: Director General Customs Valuation Syed Tanveer Ahmed has issued Order-in-Revision No. 272/2016 under section 25-D of the Customs Act, 1969 against Valuation Ruling No. 865/2016 issued on June 6, 2016. The revision petition was filed by M/s Paspida and others. According to details, the petitioner stated that Chinese origin automotive and motorcycle bulbs are manufactured by small home industry ... Read More »

ASO foils bid to smuggle contraband items worth millions of rupees

KARACHI: The Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) of the Customs Intelligence and Investigation has foiled a bid to smuggle contraband items worth millions of rupees. According to details, the ASO raided a bus at Jacobabad and seized contraband items, including hashish, non-duty paid cigarettes and Indian gutka worth millions of rupees. Source informed Customs Today that the ASO officials intercepted the ... Read More »

Customs Preventive expedites operation at airports against smugglers

KARACHI: Customs Preventive has expedited its operation against gold and currency smugglers at different airports across the country. According to the sources, the staff deputed at different airports were directed to strictly check the luggage of foreign travelers to stop smuggling of the currency and gold. The source further stated that operations have been accelerated because the prices of gold ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence arrests 3 officials for clearing shipment by mis-declaration

KARACHI: At least three customs officers were arrested on Wednesday on charges of clearing a shipment by mis-declaration and causing millions of rupees losses to the national exchequer. Source told Customs Today that Director General Customs Intelligence and Investigation Shaukat Ali and the regional director were scheduled to brief the media persons about the case. However, the press briefing was ... Read More »

35 firms contest for contract to track transit trade vehicles

KARACHI: Directorate General of Transit Trade is going to award contract for tracking of the transit trade vehicles from next year. At least 35 companies have submitted their proposals, offering tracking facility but all the companies will have to go through three phases of selection process designed by the directorate. In the first phase, at least five companies will be ... Read More »

DG Valuation Tanveer Ahmed directs strict checking of consignments from India, Dubai

KARACHI: Directorate General of Customs Valuation Syed Tanveer Ahmed has asked the Collectorate to keep an eagle eye on the consignments being imported through India as well as Dubai. Taking to the Customs Today, the Director General Customs Valuation said that undervaluation through India was causing millions of rupees loss to the country’s revenue for which revolutionary steps were being ... Read More »

Collector Appraisement-East seeks details of pending cases

KARACHI: Collector Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Appraisement-East Ashad Jawad has sought the details of all cases in the legal proceedings. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Ashad Jawad has asked the authorities concerned to compile and submit the details of all the cases pending in the legal proceedings. The source informed that regarding the details of the cases the collector ... Read More »

Customs Valuation starts work to control undervaluation of Indian goods: Tanveer Ahmed

KARACHI: Directorate General of Customs Valuation has started special exercise to control undervaluation of goods imported from India. Talking to Customs Today, Director General Syed Tanveer Ahmed said that the department has started a special exercise to cope with consignments of Indian goods being imported through Dubai. He said that on the complains of the sewing machines industry, the value ... Read More »

Collector Ashad Jawad directs for early clearance of consignment at PICT

KARACHI: Collector Customs Collectorate Appraisement East Ashad Jawad takes revisionary steps to ensure early clearance of the imported consignment. According to the source, reacting on the several complaints loadged by the importers, the Collector Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Appraisement East Ashad Jawad has directed to the officers for the early clearance and release of the imported consignments without taking extra ... Read More »

DG Customs Valuation Tanveer Ahmed issues Order in Revision No 268/2016 against VR No 905/2016

KARACHI: Director General Customs Valuation Syed Tanveer Ahmed issues Order in Revision No.268/2016 under section 25-D of the Customs Act, 1969 against Valuation Ruling No.905/2016 dated 11-08-2016. According to the details, the revision petition was filed by M/s Al-Aziz Enterprises & others under section 25-D of the Customs Act, 1969 against customs value determined vide Valuation Ruling No.905/2016 dated 11-08-2016 ... Read More »

DG Tanveer Ahmed revises value of sodium sulphate anhydrous

KARACHI: Director General Customs Valuation Syed Tanveer Ahmed has issued Order in Revision No 266/2016 under section 25-D of the Customs Act, 1969 against Valuation Ruling No 891/2016 dated 27-07-2016. According to the details, the revision petition was filed by M/s. Colgate Palmolive (Private) Limited under section 25-D of the Customs Act, 1969 against customs value determined vide Valuation Ruling ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence-Enforcement seizes consignment of circuit breakers on mis-declaration

KARACHI: Directorate General of Customs Intelligence and Investigation-Enforcement has seized a consignment of circuit breakers being cleared through mis-declaration. According to details, a raid was conducted by the Customs Intelligence-Enforcement officers in pursuance of information regarding concealment of actual transaction value and clearance of electric goods / Hyundai brand circuit breakers of Korean origin at grossly under-invoiced value against submission ... Read More »

Director Transit Trade Suraiya Butt takes stern measures for foolproof security of cargo

KARACHI: Director of the Directorate General of Transit Trade Suraiya Ahmad Butt took vibrant steps to lower down the pilferage of retrograde North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) containers. According to the source, Director Transit Trade Suraiya Ahmad Butt has directed the officers to adopt strict measures at all check posts from Chaman to Karachi to ensure foolproof security. The source ... Read More »

DG Customs Valuation Tanvir Ahmad vows to fix values of 1,000 sensitive items soon

KARACHI: Director General Customs Valuation Syed Tanvir Ahmad has said that the Directorate General of Customs Valuation is trying hard to protect local market which is badly affected by under valuation of the imported goods. During an exclusive interview with Customs Today, the Director General said that the Customs Valuation Department gives priority to the local manufactured items. He said ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence-ASO plans crackdown against smugglers

KARACHI: Customs Intelligence and Investigation-Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) Feroze Alam Junejo has formed a team to curb smuggling of various goods item and non-duty paid vehicles in the region. Sources informed that the director has formed a team under the supervision of the ASO deputy director to foil the smuggling attempts as well as to impound the non-duty paid vehicles ... Read More »

DG Customs I&I Shaukat Ali for result-oriented actions against tax evaders

KARACHI: Director General Customs Intelligence and Investigation Shaukat Ali held several meetings at Directorate General Customs Intelligence and Investigation Karachi. The source informed Customs Today that the Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Enforcement Samina Tasleem Zohra and Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) Feroze Alam Junejo welcomed the Director General Shaukat Ali at the Director General ... Read More »

DG Shaukat Ali to inspect Customs Intelligence and Investigation Department, Karachi

KARACHI: Director General of Directorate General Customs Intelligence and Investigation Shaukat Ali has reached Karachi and will inspect the Directorate General Custom Intelligence and Investigation Karachi. Sources told Customs Today that Director General of Directorate General Custom Intelligence and Investigation Shaukat Ali arrived Karachi here on Tuesday on a four-day official visit. The renovation work will be completed before the ... Read More »

DG Shaukat Ali to inspect Customs Intelligence and Investigation department, Karachi   

KARACHI: Director General of Directorate General Customs Intelligence and Investigation Shaukat Ali has reached Karachi and will inspect the Directorate General Custom Intelligence and Investigation Karachi. Sources told Customs Today that Director General of Directorate General Custom Intelligence & Investigation Shaukat Ali arrived Karachi here on Tuesday on four days official visit. Before his arrival the renovation work which is ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence Director Samina Tasleem Zohra opposes lavish standards in office

KARACHI: Directorate General of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Enforcement Director Samina Tasleem Zohra opposes lavish standards in the office. According to the source, Director Enforcement Samina Tasleem Zohra has asked the officers to adopt simplicity and should not acquire any out of the box facility. The source also informed that the director rejected to even get hold of any ... Read More »