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Customs I&I recovers liqour in raid at DHA

KARACHI: Directorate of Custom Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Anti -Smuggling Organization (ASO) has busted huge quantity of liqour worth millions of rupees. According to the details, not only at the check posts and several routes of smuggling connected with the bordering officers of the Custom Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) are alert and vigilant with in the ... Read More »

Customs seizes Indian origin consignment of expire white sugar

KARACHI: Customs Directorate General of Afghan Transit Trade has seized a huge number of Indian origin consignments mis-declared as ‘white sugar’ destined to be consumed in Afghanistan. Sources told Customs Today that after confirmation through laboratory tests, the sugar is found to be “unfit for human consumption. So far 4472 Metric tons in 172 containers out of 258 containers have ... Read More »

FBR seeks support for implementation of Section 181-AA of income tax ordinance

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Syed Muhammad Shabbar Zaidi in his letter to Ministry of Power has sought its help for the implementation of Section 181AA of Income Tax Ordinance-2001 which specifically stipulates that any application for commercial or industrial connection of electricity or gas shall not be processed and such connection shall not be provided unless the ... Read More »

Federal Ombudsman visits One Window Facilitation Desk at JIAP

KARACHI: Federal Ombudsman Syed Tahir Shabaz visited One Window Facilitation Desk (OWFD) at Jinnah International Airport of Pakistan (JIAP) along with Grievances Commissioner for Oversees Pakistanis Hafiz Ehsan Ahmed Khokhar and witnessed the provision of assistance to Oversees Pakistanis (OPs) by twelve different departments/agencies of the federal government at the Desk. Deputy Airport Manager of JIAP Imran Khan briefed the ... Read More »

Mission of DC Abdul Qadoos will be continued: Member Customs Agha Jawwad

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Member Customs Operations Agha Jawwad has said that the culprits involved in the brutal killing of Deputy Collector Preventive Quetta Customs Dr. Abdul Qudoos will soon be arrested. Addressing the condolence seminar conducted in Customs House after the martyrdom of Deputy Collector Preventive Quetta Customs Dr. Abdul Qudoos, Member Customs Agha Jawwad hailed his ... Read More »

Custom JIAP recovers gold ornaments worth Rs7.7m from Dubai bound passenger

KARACHI: Collectrate of Customs Preventive team deputed at international departure lounge of Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) foiled another attempt of gold smuggling. Sources told Customs Today that on the tip-off by higher authorities, the staff of customs intercepted a lady passenger on suspicion and asked for the checking of the luggage whereas inquired regarding the travel documents. The officer informed ... Read More »

Customs JIAP foils bid to smuggle gold ornaments worth Rs31.17m

KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Preventive staff deputed at Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) International Departure apprehended three accused along with gold ornaments. According to the details, on the tip-off by higher authorities, the team of customs boosted the surveillance during which three passengers along with two women were intercepted on suspicion. The customs team inquired regarding the travel documents and conducted ... Read More »

Customs JIAP busts narcotics worth 10.77m

KARACHI: The staff of the Drug Enforcement Cell (DEC) deputed at Customs Collectorate Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) has thwarted another smuggling attempt of narcotics worth Rs10.77 million to a foreign country. According to the details, on a tip-off by higher authorities, the staff of the Drug Enforcement Cell (DEC) posted at Customs Collectorate Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) beefed up the ... Read More »

Thailand BOI’s team holds meeting with KPT chairman to explore investment opportunities

KARACHI: Thailand Board of Investment (BOI)’s delegation visited KPT Head Office and held meeting with the Chairman KPT Rear Admiral Jamil Akhtar HI (M), T.Bt to explore opportunities for the Thai investments at Karachi Port. According to the details, eleven members delegation of senior investment promotion officials of Thailand, led by Miss Sithee Tanboonteck, accompanied by Consul General of Thailand ... Read More »

Customs JIAP recovers heroin from ladies bag booked by M/s DHL Courier Service

KARACHI: The staff of the Drug Enforcement Cell (DEC) deputed at Customs Collectorate Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) thwarted smuggling of narcotics to the foreign country. According to the details, on the tip-off by higher authorities, the staff of the Drug Enforcement Cell (DEC) posted at JIAP beefed up the security as well as surveillance to turn down any attempt of ... Read More »

Customs Preventive foils bid to smuggle narcotics worth Rs7.4m from JIAP

KARACHI: Collectrate of Customs staff deputed at Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) apprehended three smugglers along with narcotics. According to the details, on the tip-off by higher authorities, staff of Customs Collectrate (MCC) Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) posted at International Departure beefed up the surveillance to thwart any attempt of smuggling. During the checking, the staff of the Customs team intercepted ... Read More »

FBR to take action against mis-declarations of export items

KARACHI: The Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Shabbar Zaidi has directed to identify the extent of mis-declarations in export declarations in order to ascertain the suspected items or sectors and destinations for such mis-declaration, and to categorize exporters on the basis of risk profiling by segregating compliant exporters from those engaged in mis-declaration. According to the details, on the ... Read More »

Broadening tax net, lowering expenditures will to boost economy: Dr Hafeez Sheikh

KARACHI:  Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh has said that due to dreadful planning during last ten years the economy has suffered terrible losses. According to the details, while addressing a gathering of the Council of Foreign Relations, the Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh said that due ... Read More »

Tropical Cyclone ‘Vayu’: KPT, PQA, GPA, PSAA advised to make suitable arrangements

KARACHI: Karachi Port Trust (KPT) has issued a circular of attention for all ships and crafts citing the current situation of the Tropical Cyclone named ‘Vayu’ which is heading close to the coast of neighboring country India. According to the details, the circular of attention for all Ships and Crafts issued by Karachi Port Trust (KPT) administration has maintained that ... Read More »

KPT handles deepest drought vessel ‘APL CHONGQING’

KARACHI: Karachi Port Trust (KPT) handled a deepest drought vessel of 15.4 meters for the first time at deep drought berths of South Wharf (SAPT). According to the details, the handling of this Singaporean flag vessel ‘APL CHONGQING’ has taken place at South Asia Pakistan Terminal under the personal command and supervision of Deputy Conservator KPT Captain Asif Ahmed Tauni. ... Read More »

Customs JIAP foils attempt to smuggle heroin worth Rs40.18m

KARACHI: The staff of the Drug Enforcement Cell (DEC) of Customs Collectorate deputed at Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) has foiled smuggling of narcotics to the foreign country. According to the details, on the tip-off by higher authorities, the staff of the Drug Enforcement Cell (DEC) Jinnah International Airport has beefed up the security as well as surveillance to turn down any ... Read More »

Custom I&I recovers betel nuts worth millions during successful raid

KARACHI: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Anti-Smuggling Organization has busted huge quantity of smuggled contraband items worth millions of rupees in a successful raid. According to the details, on the tip-off by Director General of Directorate General Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Muhammad Zahid Khokhar, a team was constituted to conduct a raid in Sadiqabad over the received ... Read More »

Customs Preventive thwarts attempt to smuggle mobile phones from JIAP

KARACHI: Pakistan Custom officers deputed at Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) thwarted smuggling attempts at the airport. Sources told Customs Today that on the tip-off by higher authorities, the customs team deputed at International Departure intercepted a passenger on suspicion and inquired regarding the travel documents. During the search, the team of customs JIAP successfully foiled an attempt of smuggling by ... Read More »

Custom JIAP foils bid to smuggle heroin worth Rs10.4m

KARACHI: Collectorate of Custom Preventive team deputed at Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) has seized 1.4 kilograms heroin worth Rs10.4 million in international market. According to the details, on a tip-off by higher authorities, the team of Customs JIAP at International Departure intercepted a passenger on suspicion and inquired regarding the travel documents and asked for the luggage. During the search, ... Read More »

Customs JIAP foils bid to smuggle heroin powder

KARACHI: The staff of the Drug Enforcement Cell (DEC) of Pakistan Customs deputed at Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) foiled an attempt to smuggle huge quantity of heroin. According to the details, on the tip-off by higher authorities, the staff of the Drug Enforcement Cell (DEC) posted at Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) beefed up the security as well as surveillance to ... Read More »