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Transit Trade DG Javed Ghani reviews customs preparation about CPEC

KARACHI: Directorate General of Transit Trade has arranged a high level meeting to review overall situation of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in which the preparedness and homework of the Pakistan Customs was briefly discussed. Director General Muhammad Javed Ghani headed the meeting during which a draft was asked to be finalized regarding the customs officers, their deputations, check ... Read More »

Director Enforcement Yaqoob Mako for beefing up security at borders

KARACHI: Director Customs Intelligence-Enforcement Muhammad Yaqoob Mako, while chairing a high level meeting, has ordered to tighten the security at the boarders of the Sindh region. The Director Customs Intelligence Enforcement has asked the officers to beef up security measures and increase surveillance of the bordering areas to curb smuggling and to stop illegal boarder crossing. According to the source, ... Read More »

DG Intelligene IR to enjoy full powers, vow to dealt with tax evaders with iron hand

KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has boosted the powers of the Directorate General of Intelligence and Investigation of Inland Revenue Karachi to enhance the tax collection by bringing the big fish into the tax net. Directorate General of Intelligence and Investigation of Inland Revenue Karachi, expressing the satisfaction over the full fledged power granted by the FBR, has ... Read More »

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Customs Appraisement East detains ex-CEO of M/s AMI Pakistan in mega corruption case KARACHI: Customs Appraisement East authorities has arrested Arif Humayun, former CEO of M/s AMI Pakistan in mega corruption scandal case of importers and clearing agents fraudulently mis-declared the port of loading to avail benefits under the umbrella of Free Trade Agreement (FTA). According to the details, the ... Read More »

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Tax Reforms Commission recommends PRAL’s audit KARACHI: The Tax Reforms Commission (TRC) has recommended to the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to conduct audit of the Pakistan Revenue Automation Limited (PRAL). Source said that the audit was recommended on the immature information provided by the Pakistan Revenue Automation Limited to the Tax Reforms Commission. According to details, the Tax Reforms ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence, NHA and Motorway Police join hands to curb smuggling

  KARACHI: The Intelligence and Investigation unit of the Pakistan Customs has sought cooperation of the National Highway Authority and Motorway Police to curb smuggling. The Customs authorities held a brief meeting with the high level delegation of the NHA and Motorway Police to seek their help in curbing smuggling and to boost surveillance. The meeting was attended by Customs ... Read More »

IR Intelligence detects Rs 50m tax evasion by National Medical Centre

KARACHI: The Inland Revenue (IR) unit of the Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation has detected tax evasion of Rs 50 million by National Medical Centre, it is learnt here. A team of Intelligence and Investigation has started investigation against the hospital for manipulating the document to get benefits of millions of rupees in wake of taxes. The officers are thoroughly ... Read More »

Pak-Afghan Customs officials discuss steps to curb smuggling

KARACHI: Pakistan and Afghan Customs officials have held a meeting to keep check and balance on borders, stop infiltration of people and curb smuggling. The Pakistan Customs was represented by Directorate General Transit Trade Director General Muhammad Javed Ghani, Director Wajid Ali, Additional Director Moona Iffat, Deputy Director Chaudhadry Fazaldad, Deputy Director Shoib Raza and others. The Afghan delegation consisted ... Read More »

Pakistan, Afghanistan to discuss revised draft of transit trade agreement on March 15

KARACHI: Pakistan and Afghanistan have joined hands to establish Central Asia as free trade zone by resolving the issues faced by the two countries. Afghanistan wants to include India in Transit Trade Agreement. Sources told Customs Today that Directorate General of Afghan Transit Trade, Pakistan and Afghanistan, has stepped up efforts to include Tajikistan in a trilateral transit trade agreement. ... Read More »

US ship awaiting to load NATO/ISAF containers at KPT

KARACHI:  The Berth No 15/16 of the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) has been occupied by US vessel named MV Liberty Promise for four days to ship 22 NATO/ISAF containers. The containers will be brought from Afghanistan. The US vessel anchored at KPT on February 2, at 11:45am carrying military hardware, including heavy vehicles for NATO/ISAF forces present in Afghanistan. According ... Read More »

Customs Appraisement starts probe against M/s AMI Pakistan

KARACHI: The Customs Collectorate Appraisement-East and Customs Collectorate Appraisement-West have started investigations against M/s AMI Pakistan (Private) Limited on the charges of filing fake bill of lading and mis-declaration. The company belongs to the Marine Group of which Capt Haleem Siddiqui is the chairman. In the mega corruption scam unearthed by Customs Collectorate Appraisement-East section R&D, 31  FIRs have been ... Read More »

Appraisement East busts biggest scam, 31 FIRs lodged against culprits

KARACHI: Customs Collectorate Appraisement East has lodged FIRs against M/s AMI Pakistan Pvt Ltd due to mis-declaration through submission of fake bill of lending of fabric consignments. According to the sources, Customs Appraisement East has registered 13 FIRs against M/s AMI Pakistan a subsidiary of Marine Group – Capt. Haleem Siddiqui is the Chairman of Marine Group for feeding wrong ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence forms team to investigate theft of seized items

KARACHI: The Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation has decided to form a committee to investigate the theft of valuable items which were seized during various operations. Sources said that various valuable items, including laptops, mobile phones and tablets worth millions of rupees, were stolen from the office of the Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation. More than 55 laptops, ... Read More »

Appraisement-East arrests main suspect involved in clearance of acetic anhydride

KARACHI: On the directives of the Federal Boar of Revenue (FBR), the Pakistan Customs has sped up the operations and crackdown against culprits involved in the heinous crimes, corruption and tax defaulters. According to the source, the Model Customs Collectorate Appraisement-East has arrested the mastermind involved in illegal clearance of prohibited chemical acetic anhydride. The Research and Development (R&D) Section ... Read More »

APTTCA to establish pilot transit mileage for Pak, Afghan trucks

KARACHI: Afghanistan Pakistan Transit Trade Coordination Authority (APTTCA) has agreed to establish a pilot transit mileage for Afghan and Pakistani trucks on their territories. Sources told Customs Today that for the coordination of the Afghanistan Pakistan Transit Trade, the APTTCA has come up with solutions of unresolved issues. APTTCA has decided Afghan trucks through Torkham and Chaman points to Wagha ... Read More »

Pakistan, Afghanistan keen to resolve transit trade issues

KARACHI: The Pakistan and the Afghanistan governments seem keen to resolve different issue coming in the way of Afghan Transit Trade with mutual understanding and consensus. According to the sources, Afghanistan government has requested the Pakistani authorities for eliminating the condition of guarantee and allowing the transit trade of the different items included in the negative list. The Afghanistan on ... Read More »

Appraisement-East arrest another accused of acetic anhydride smuggling

KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate Appraisement-East’s Research and Development (R&D) Section shifted a culprit Ali Qureshi involved in illegal clearance of prohibited acetic anhydride to an undisclosed place for interrogation. Research and Development (R&D) Section arrested Ali Qureshi following the revelations made by three accused Tariq Sadiq, Afan Razzaq and Noshad Azam those were arrested earlier. According to the details, ... Read More »

Pakistan plans to include India in Afghan Transit Trade

KARACHI: Pakistan plans to include India in Afghan Transit Trade for make central Asia as Free Trade Zone linking other neighboring countries. According to the sources in Directorate General of Afghan Transit Trade, Pakistan is planning to include India in the Afghan Transit Trade on the request of Afghanistan to increase the entry and exit routes. The Pakistani authorities after ... Read More »

FBR to start strict action against smugglers‏

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has taken field formation collectorate and customs intelligence on board to curb smuggling of various contraband items causing billion of rupees loss to national exchequer. According to the sources, borders areas adjacent to Afghanistan cars, cloths, tea, tyres and chemicals including other items are being smuggled into the Pakistani cities. FBR and Customs Intelligence ... Read More »

Pakistan weighing options to establish free trade zone in Central Asia

KARACHI: Pakistan has started considering three options to establish a free trade zone in Central Asia linking other neighboring countries, excluding Afghanistan from the Afghan Transit Trade Agreement (ATTA). According to the sources in Directorate General of Afghan Transit Trade, Pakistan has decided to establish Central Asian as a free trade zone and for this purpose the government is committed ... Read More »