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Sargodha FIU seizes merchandise items worth Rs5.3m

FAISALABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation detained huge quantity of foreign origin general merchandise goods worth Rs2.9 million near Jhal Chakian. Sources told Customs Today, Deputy Director Rana Irfan Shouqat received information from an informer that huge quantity of foreign origin smuggled and non-customs paid goods will be smuggled through jurisdiction. Deputy Director Rana Irfan Shouqat informed his field ... Read More »

Faisalabad I&I seizes smuggled dry coconut worth Rs21m

FAISALABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation confiscated foreign origin dry coconut, 19688 kilograms, worth Rs 21 million during checking at Bhawana city. Sources told Customs Today that on the directions of Deputy Director Rana Irfan Shouqat, Superintendent Muhammad Tahir iqbal constituted a team under the supervision of Intelligence Officer Mansoor Nasir to conduct checking near at Bhawana city. The ... Read More »

Faisalabad Customs expresses solidarity with Kashmiris

FAISALABAD: Collectorate of Customs Collector Mirza Mibashir Baig and his staff showed solidarity with Kashmiri people at Customs House. All the officers and officials of Faisalabad Customs remained out of the office building from 12 pm  to 12:30 pm in front of Faisalabad Dry Port Trust FDPT gate were played on the occasion. Collector Mirza Mubashir Baig expressed sorrow over ... Read More »

Chief Collector Enforcement Zeba Hai Azhar assures to resolve issues of businessmen

FAISALABAD: The Chief Collector Central Region Zeba Hai Azhar said that business community was playing key role in the development of the local economy and steps would be taken to address the key issues of trade and industry. She said this while addressing a delegation of Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry during meeting at Faisalabad Dry Port Trust FDPT. ... Read More »

Sargodha FIU impounds non-duty paid Hino truck

SARGODHA: The Customs Field Intelligence Unit (FIU) Sargodha has impounded foreign origin non customs paid Hino truck worth Rs2.8 million. Sources told Customs Today that FIU team intercepted a Hino truck bearing registration no: KWS 15-497 near Bypass Chowk Sargodha. The FIU team checked the vehicle’s documents which includes registration copy and other documents, which found as bogus.. The Superintendent ... Read More »

Mianwali ASO seizes smuggled drilling machine worth Rs9.5m

MIANWALI: Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) seized foreign origin drilling machine worth Rs 9.5 million  The ASO team  also confiscated Hino truck under section 157 of the Customs Act 1969 which was being used for smuggling. As per details ASO has intercepted Hnio truck bearing registration no TKQ-465 near Toll Plaza M M Alam Road district Mianwali and recovered foreign origin drilling ... Read More »

Faisalabad BTB sends notices to 1500 tax evaders

FAISALABAD: The Regional Tax Office Faisalabad of Broadening of Tax Base BTB Zone Commissioner Muhammad Saleem has sent nearly 1500 notices to potential tax evaders whose income is taxable but avoiding filing Income tax returns despite several notices issued to them. According to sources the BTB operations wing Commissioner issued notices to 1500 non Filers who purchased precious lands drew ... Read More »

Deputy Collector Aneeqa Afzal transfers seven employees

FAISALABAD: Collectorate of Customs Deputy Collector Aneeqa Afzal issued orders to transfer seven employees including five superintendents and two principal appraisers with immediate effect. According to the details, Superintendent Abdul Shakoor transferred to Faisalabad International Airport from Dry port Multan export terminal while Superintendent Muhammad Shoaib reshuffled from Import branch to Air Freight Unit Faisalabad to Export oriented Unit EOU ... Read More »

ADC Asma directs to release goods after payment of fine

FAISALABAD: Collectorate of Customs Adjudication Additional Collector Asma Hameed has issued an Order in Original (ONO) in favor of the Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Jhang on 16-08.2019. According to the details, ASO Jhang has confiscated foreign origin poppy seed 2500 kilograms, foreign origin Kaju 900 kilograms imported from Iran. The ASO team carried out a raid near at Faisalabad road ... Read More »

Faisalabad Customs staff to perform duties at airport during Eid holidays

FAISALABAD: Collectorate of Customs finalized Eid holidays plan and assigned duties in this regard. The government has declared four days official holidays from August 11 to August 15. Assistant Collector Shah Samad Hamdani told Customs Today that officers and staff of Faisalabad International Airport will perform their duties as per routine and both the traffic and cargo side will be ... Read More »

Faisalabad I&I seizes dental chair worth Rs1m

FAISALABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation has impounded a Mazda truck loaded with dental chair worth Rs 1 million during an action. Official sources told Customs Today that the Customs I&I staff intercepted a Mazda truck bearing registration no: LEI-18-5719 on Jhang Road during surveillance. During checking of vehicle the team recovered foreign origin dental chair 6 pieces and ... Read More »

Faisalabad I&I releases consignments after receiving evaded duties & taxes

FAISALABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) released the consignments worth Rs14.47 million after receiving an evaded amount of duties and taxes. The said consignments were intercepted during the month of July 2019. Sources told Customs Today that the consignments released by the Customs Intelligence consisted of foreign origin khiskhas coriander worth Rs9.11 million, foreign origin auto parts worth ... Read More »

Faisalabad I&I impounds Mazda truck loaded with Bitumen

FAISALABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation team impounded a Mazda Mini truck of roof insulation Bitumen near Gutwala Toll Plaza during operation. Sources told Customs Today that credible information was received about smuggling of Bitumen. The customs team enhanced checking on main entry and exit points of the City. The customs team intercepted a loaded with Bitumen and Consignments ... Read More »

Collector Mubashar Baig’s Faisalabad Customs recovers Rs 449m from M/s Maple Leaf Cement Factory

FAISALABAD: A contravention case was made out against M/s Maple Leaf Cement Factory located in Mianwali for alleged misuse during the period from 1994 to 1996 claiming exemption of customs duty and sales tax under SRO 484(I)/92 dated 14.05.1992 read with SRO 978(I)/1995 dated 04.10.1995 and for regulatory duty under SRO 1050(I)/95 dated 29.10.1995 declaring that the plant and machinery ... Read More »

Govt should stop Maersk, QICT from taking extra demurrage, detention charges :Advocate Mian Imran

FAISALABAD: Government should stop M/s Maersk Pakistan Pvt Ltd and Qasim International Containers Terminal from taking extra demurrage and detention charges to clear legally imported consignments. Advocate Main Muhammad Imran associated with District Court Faisalabad told Customs Today in an interview that Maersk Pakistan and QICT violated SRO 1220 and section 14A of Customs Act 1969 by taking extra demurrage ... Read More »

Faisalabad Appraisement transfers 57 inspectors on different positions

FAISALABAD: The Collectorate of Customs Appraisement posted 57 officers to different positions after joining. Deputy Collector Faisalabad Customs Headquarter Aneeqa Afzal has issued notification for posting of 57 inspectors in different places after consultation with Collector Customs Mirza Mubashir Baig. These inspectors have been transferred from Customs Collectorate Islamabad and Multan. As many as 26 inspectors have been posted at ... Read More »

Deputy Collector Aneeqa Afzal transfers three superintendents

FAISALABAD: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement Deputy Collector Aneeqa afzal transferred and posted three superintendents at various sections of the Collectorate including Air Freight Unit (AFU) Airport Traffic Investigation and Prosecution Export Terminal and Civil Division of Faisalabad and Sargodha. As per details the Superintendent Muhammad Shoaib reshuffled from ASO Mianwali to Import Examination Airport GPO Law and auction branch. Abdul ... Read More »

Sargodha ASO impounds non duty paid Hino dumper truck

SARGODHA: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has seized foreign origin non duty paid Hino dumper truck worth Rs 6 million. Sources told Customs Today that the ASO received information through Collector Mirza Mubashir Baig that smuggled Hino dumper truck brought into the country without paying custom duty and taxes. Following the information, the ASO team comprising Superintendent Muhammad Shoaib, Inspector ... Read More »

NAB, FIA must take action against Maersk, QICT to recover billions of rupees ST: Advocate Ijaz Ahmed

FAISALABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) must take action against M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd and Qasim International Container Terminal (QICT) for recovering alleged billions of rupees evaded in wake of sales taxes to protect the national economy. It was stated by Faisalabad Tax Bar Association Member Choudhary Ijaz Ahmed advocate while talking to Customs Today ... Read More »

Mianwali ASO seizes 19000 liters smuggled diesel

FAISALABAD: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Mianwali has seized 19000 liters smuggled foreign origin diesel worth Rs3.3 million. Sources told Customs Today that ASO also impounded Hino truck 6 wheeler worth Rs7 million under Section 157 of the Customs Act 1969. Sources said that Additional Collector Muhammad Saeed Asad received information regarding smuggling attempts on which he formed a team ... Read More »