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Peshawar Customs foils bid to smuggle 600 non-duty paid mobile phones

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs team foiled a major bid of non-customs paid mobile phones smuggling to Peshawar via Khyber district and seized 600 mobiles near Karkhano here the other day. Sources informed Customs Today that Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Arsalan Subuctageen received a tip-off about smuggling of non-customs paid mobile phones. He immediately constituted a customs anti-smuggling squad. The squad ... Read More »

Lack of PayPal account in Pakistan main hurdle in export of gems stone

PESHAWAR: The exporters associated with gems stone trading have expressed concern over the lack of agreement of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) with international online PayPal account, which is major hurdle in the online export of precious stones to Europe and United States as the international trader mostly trust on PayPal to pay the money and receive the item through this ... Read More »

Lack of facilities at Torkham border affecting bilateral trade activities: President SCCI Faiz Mohammad

PESHAWAR: President of Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry  (SCCI) Faiz Mohammad  said that owing to lack of facilities at Torkham border and repeated stranding of Pakistani containers on Afghan side of the border badly affecting the bilateral trade activities and it is need of the time that incumbent government address these issues to promote export of the country. In ... Read More »

Trade activities resume at Pak-Afghan Torkham border

TORKHAM: Remained close for two days due to general election in Afghanistan, Pak-Afghan sharing border was resumed for traffic and pedestrian movement. Pakistan border security official told that the border was reopened on Sunday morning as per routine schedule and all the vehicles and passengers stuck on both sides of the border were let to cross. According to the locals ... Read More »

Peshawar ASO seizes non-customs paid vehicles & narcotics worth Rs600m

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) seized non customs paid vehicle and narcotics worth Rs600 million till October 16, 2018. As per the statistics, significant revenue generated during last one and a half month by seizing cloths, narcotics and non-customs paid vehicles. ASO impounded vehicle U/S 157 worth Rs57350000, vehicle U/S 16 worth Rs25600000, cloth of foreign origin 5407 ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs collects Rs1832m duties, taxes during September

PESHAWAR: Custom Collectorate collected Rs1832.56 million in September 2018 surpassing the target of the previous September 2017 in which the Collectorate collected Rs1708.73 million with 8.03 percent difference. According to the statistics in head of custom duties the Collectorate collected Rs755.85 million in September 2018 against Rs686.67 million of September 2017 having difference of Rs82.82 million while the difference in ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs foils bid to smuggle cloth & tea to Punjab

PESHAWAR: Anti-Smuggling Unit of Customs Collectorate thwarted major bid of smuggling of cloth and tea to Punjab via Peshawar on Tuesday during a crackdown. Sources told Customs Today, that Deputy Collector Anti-Smuggling Najeeb Arjumand received tip off information regarding smuggling of cloth, tea and cigarette worth milling of rupees and raided various godown in Peshawar. They seized huge quantity of ... Read More »

Peshawar ASO foils bid to smuggle heroin on GT Road

PESHAWAR: Anti-Smuggling Organization of  of the custom thwarted smuggling bid and seized eight kilogram heroine on GT Road, however the smuggler managed his escape in darkness. Sources told Customs Today that Anti-Smuggling Organization official received tip off information regarding smuggling activities via GT road. Custom Intelligence Director Arsalan Sabaktageen Khan deputed a team of anti smuggling unit on GT road ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs collects Rs1512m during July

PESHAWAR: Customs Collectorate in head of various duties collected Rs1447.48 million against Rs1512 millions of July 2017 previous year having difference of minus 95.51 million while the difference in percentage was minus 6.31 percent. As per the statistic of Peshawar Custom House, in head of custom duties the house collected Rs531.02 million against previous year July 2017 of Rs490.25 million ... Read More »

Peshawar I&I seizes narcotics worth Rs4.6m near Khazana Sugar Mills

  PESHAWAR: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation team in a crackdown foiled a bid of smuggling and seized huge quantity of narcotics near Khazana Sugar Mills on Friday. Sources told Customs Today that a tip off received to Director Arsalan Sabuktagen regarding smuggling of narcotics to Punjab from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The custom squad flag down a vehicle bearing registration ... Read More »

FBR seeks details of declared assets & paid taxes of contesting candidates

PESHAWAR: After finding out 12,788 candidates contesting the upcoming general elections either as unregistered or non-filers out of total 21438 in all over the country, the FBR is considering for seeking details of declared assets and paid taxes from the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) soon after July 25 elections for ascertaining big tax evaders. However, it requires political will ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs posts shortfall of 23.79pc in revenue collection of June

PESHAWAR: The Custom Collectorate failed to achieve its target like the previous year June 2017 and collected Rs1790 million against Rs2348 million of the June 2017, showing a shortfall of 23.79 percent. According to the statistical section of the of the Customs Collectorate, the house under head of custom duty collected Rs861.52 million against Rs1182.32 million having difference of minus ... Read More »

Peshawar ASO seizes non-customs paid tea, cloth

PESHAWAR: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization raided various warehouses of smuggled goods on GT Road and seized huge quantity of non-customs paid tea and cloths worth of millions of rupees. Sources told Customs Today that a tipoff received by the Custom officials regarding the smuggling of non-customs paid tea and cloths to Punjab via GT Road. Following information, the ASO officials raided ... Read More »

Peshawar I&I foils attempt to clear imported consignment through mis-declaration

PESHAWAR: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation foiled an attempt of tax evasion through mis-declaration at Peshawar dry port and seized goods during clearance process. Sources told Customs Today that a tip off received by Director Customs Intelligence Dr. Arsalan Subactageen regarding clearance of consignment via mis-declaration. The director appraised anti-smuggling squad regarding the alleged tax evasion and directed to ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs collects Rs19244.34m during May

PESHAWAR:  The Custom Collectorate surpassed all the targets and generated handsome revenue of Rs19244.34 million in May 2018 against collection of Rs16607 million of the previous year According to statistical officer, the Customs Collectorate collected Rs7674.43 million under head of customs duty against Rs6127.70 million with difference of Rs1546.73 million or 23.16 percent. Under head of sale tax on import, the ... Read More »

Countrywide crackdown on smuggled goods, Peshawar I&I recovers cloth worth Rs30m from Karkhano Market

PESHAWAR: In a series of countrywide crackdown on smuggled goods, Peshawar Customs Intelligence launched raids in different markets of the city to eradicate menace of smuggling. After receiving credible information from Collector Customs Collectorate Saeed Jadoon, Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Dr. Arslan Subatageen constituted a raiding team under supervision of Additional Director Dr. Wajid Khan and comprising Deputy Collector ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs foils bid to smuggle 883 non-customs paid mobiles

PESHAWAR: Custom officials and local police foiled major bid of non-customs paid mobile smuggling to Peshawar via Khyber agency and seized 883 mobiles in Sirband area on Wednesday. SHO Sirband, while addressing press conference, told media persons that they received tipoff from the higher authorities regarding the smuggling of non-customs paid mobile Khyber Agency and Sirband area to Peshawar. He ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs posts 22.04percent comparative growth with Rs3097.75m profit

PESHAWAR: The last nine months’ collection performance of the Modal Custom Collectorate Peshawar was outstanding as, during the period, the house collected Rs16459.36million up to March 2018 against Rs13331.61million up to March 2017 with a difference of Rs3097.75million income while the difference in percentage was 22.04 percent. Under the head of custom duties, the Custom House Peshawar generated Rs6699.22million by ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs posts 37.96percent comparative growth in March

PESHAWAR: The Model Custom Collectorate Peshawar generated Rs1535million from various taxes against the previous year’s March’s Rs1109million surpassing the previous target with a difference of 37.96 percent. Under the head of custom duty, the Custom House Peshawar collected Rs635.22million against Rs441.98million of March 2017 with a difference in rupees recorded Rs193.24million while the difference in percentage was noticed 43.11 percent. ... Read More »

Torkham Customs recovers 20 sniper guns from Afghan national

KHYBER AGENCY: The customs authorities deputed at Torkham border and Khasadar force has claimed to recover 20 sniper guns from Afghanistan returned truck at Pak-Afghan sharing border Torkham. Political niab-Tehsildar Torkham, Tehsinullah said that the Khasadar troops recovered the weapons during routine checking from Kabul returned truck bearing registration no.NGR-779 at the border. He added that the guns were hided ... Read More »