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Customs North Region surpasses CD collection target

ISLAMABAD: The Customs North region has surpassed revenue target of customs duty (CD) with extra amount of Rs300 million against allocated collection target for month of October 2020. According to details the North region comprises Collectorate of Customs Islamabad, Peshawar, Sialkot and Gilgit Baltistan) showed satisfactory performance during July to October 2020 and has earned Rs15854 million during July to ... Read More »

Quetta ASO seizes narcotics worth Rs34m at Noshki check post

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Preventive, Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) team seized drugs worth Rs34 million of rupees at Noshki check post and also seized foreign cloth along with a vehicle. According to details, Chief Collector Gul Rehman received information that unknown smugglers wanted to smuggle drugs as well as foreign goods. The chief Collector passed on information to Collector Irfan Javed  ... Read More »

Gwadar Customs seizes smuggled goods worth Rs256m during 1Q of FY-21: Collector Tahir Ali Qureshi

GWADAR: Collectorate of Customs Collector Dr Tahir Ai Qureishi has said that Anti Smuggling Organization Gwadar seized smuggled goods worth Rs256 million during first quarter of financial year 2020-21. Talking with Customs Today during an exclusive talk, he said that during first quarter (July to September) of FY 20-21 the Collectorate showed outstanding performance despite Covid-19, providing details of arrangements ... Read More »

Quetta Customs taking measures to promote bilateral trade with Iran: Collector Waheed Marwat

QUETTA: The eighth meeting of Joint Border Trade Committee on bilateral trade between Pakistan and Iran began in Quetta. The first day session is being conducted in collaboration with Pakistan Customs Quetta and Chambers of Commerce and Industry Quetta. Addressing to the participants of the meeting during the inaugural session Abdul Waheed Marwat Collector Customs Appraisement and Facilitation said that ... Read More »

Peshawar E&C torches narcotics worth Rs40m

PESHAWAR: Under the supervision of Ibrahim Khalil Yousafani Collector Enforcement Peshawar the Collectorate have destroyed more than Rs400 million smuggled goods in Azakhel. The Collector Ibrahim Khalil Yousafani, talking with media said that smuggled goods were set on fire include alcohol, marijuana, opium, heroin, cigarettes, drugs, black tea dish receivers and jelly shampoos. The Collector said that after destruction of ... Read More »

Quetta Customs, LEAs taking effective measures to curb smuggling: Collector Irfan Javed

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Enforcement and Compliance Collector Irfan Javed has said that due to inter-agency cooperation and effective crackdown, the flood of smuggling of contraband goods and NCP vehicles from Pakistan-Afghanistan and Iran border has decreased. Talking with Customs Today in exclusive talk he said that this office has speed up anti-smuggling drive on its own as well as ... Read More »

Customs ASO seizes smuggled goods & NDP vehicle worth Rs20m

ISLAMABAD: Collectorate of Customs, Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has seized huge quantity of foreign origin smuggled goods along with offending vehicles worth Rs20 million. According to details, credible information was received by Collector Junaid Jaleel that huge quantity of smuggled foreign origin goods will be smuggled via Islamabad Motorway and coming from Quetta side, said information was forwarded to Assistant Collector ... Read More »

Quetta Customs, FC seize narcotics worth Rs50m at Noshki check post

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Preventive team in a joint operation with Frontier Corps Wing No. 110  seized drugs worth Rs50 million at Noshki check post. According to details, Collector Irfan Javed received credible information that some smugglers trying to smuggle drugs, after which he gave special instructions to Deputy Collector Farid Rind. In a joint operation with Frontier Corps Balochistan’s ... Read More »

Gwadar Customs seizes 176kg brown heroin worth Rs1b

GWADAR: Anti-Smuggling Organization of Gaddani has seized seized 176 kilogram of foreign origin brown heroin from diesel tank of Hino truck worth of Rs1 billion. The seizure is one of the largest heroin case in the Collectorate’s history. According to details a credible information was received by the Collector Gwader Tahir Ali Qureshi that an attempt would be made by ... Read More »

Customs Station Angoor Adda clears first GD

  PESHAWAR: The Customs station Angoor Adda of South Wazristan cleared its first ever GD number 01. Talking with Customs Today Collector Appraisement and Compliance Muhammad Saleem said that today is a historical movement for the Collectorate our Customs staff have been processed first GD (goods deceleration) through Pak-Afghan border Angoor Adda he quoted “Efforts on for Development of Wana ... Read More »

Azakhel dry port will boost economic activities, create job opportunities: DC Mehmood Khattak

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs Deputy Collector Mehmood Khattak has said that the Collectorate has made huge crackdown against gold smugglers with the assistance of law enforcement agencies. Talking with the Customs Today during an exclusive interview he said that Chief Collector North Dr. Asif Mehmood Jah have instructed customs staff not to create any hurdle for local goods for promotion ... Read More »

Quetta ASO seizes smuggled goods worth Rs25m at Dalbandin check post

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization seized smuggled goods at Dalbandin check post worth Rs.25 million from three vehicles. According to details, Collector Irfan Javed received credible information by sources that huge quantity of foreign origin goods will be smuggled under jurisdiction of MCC Quetta. The Collector forwarded the said information to Additional Collector Yasar Kaloor and Assistant Collector Humair ... Read More »

Pak-Afghan customs station Angoor Adda starts operations

PESHAWAR: Pak-Afghan border station Angoor Adda of South Waziristan started handling bilateral trade cargo from 23rd September 2020 (today). According to the details,  the Collectorate of Appraisement and Facilitation Peshawar Collector Muhammad Saleem has completed all the necessary infrastructural and other arrangements in record time for functioning of customs station Angoor Adda at South Waziristan District for handling bilateral trade. ... Read More »

Peshawar I&I IR recovers 216 cartons smuggled cigarettes near Mattani

PESHAWAR: The Directorate of Intelligence & Investigation-Inland Revenue, Peshawar intercepted a truck near Mattani Byepass and recovered 216 cartons of counterfeit brands of cigarettes evading duty taxes worth Rs6.5 million. According to details  as part of the ongoing crackdown against illicit tobacco trade in light of the directions of the Director General Dr. Bashirullah Khan Marwat, the Directorate of Intelligence ... Read More »

Islamabad ASO seizes smuggled cigarettes worth Rs17.5m near Toll Plaza

  ISLAMABAD: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has seized smuggled foreign origin cigarettes worth Rs17.5 million and arrested two smugglers. Fahd Iqbal Rao Assistant Collector Anti Smuggling Organization told Customs Today that during early morning the ASO was on routine patrolling, when they stopped a Mazda truck at M2 Moto way toll plaza which was loaded with huge quantity ... Read More »

Customs North region seizes NDP goods worth Rs415m in different operations

ISLAMABAD: Collectorate of Customs North Region Collector Dr. Asif Mehmood Jah has said that Customs North Region seized non-duty paid goods worth Rs415 million during the month of August. Talking with Customs Today during exclusive talk he said that keeping vision of present government to curb menace of smuggling, the Customs North region seized goods worth Rs415.37 million during the ... Read More »

FBR, FDE sign letter of understanding to promote tax culture

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) have signed a agreement to promote tax culture in the country through educational institutions. A special signing ceremony of Letter of Understanding (LoU) between FDE and FBR held in Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training Islamabad. Ceremony was observed by Federal Minister Shafqat Mahmood, Parliamentary Secretary Wajija ... Read More »

Pakistan Customs seizes NDP goods worth Rs3.95b during August

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Customs has seized smuggled goods worth Rs3.95 billion during the month of August 2020 as compared to Rs2.1 billion goods seized in August 2019. According to details, in pursuance of the directions of the prime minister the Pakistan Customs has initiated massive anti-smuggling operations throughout the country and that have led to significant seizures of smuggled goods. The ... Read More »

Collector Irfan Javed distributes certificates among inspectors for foiling smuggling attempts

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Collector Irfan Javed distributed honorary certificates among inspectors for foiling smuggling attempt of betel nuts worth Rs37 million. Addressing participants on the occasion, the Collector said that the Collectorate pays tribute and appreciation to customs Inspector Ahmad Nawaz Zahri deputed at Lakpass check post and Inspector Shahnawaz Akhtar posted at Darakashan  check post for their ... Read More »

FBR directs field formations to adopt comprehensive strategy to curb smuggling of food items

ISLAMABAD: After strict instructions from Prime Minister Imran Khan to stop smuggling, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has directed all field formations to adopt comprehensive strategy to curb smuggling food items out of the country. According to details, Federal Board of Revenue has issued strict instructions to Directorate General of Intelligence & Investigation Customs, Islamabad and Chief Collector of Customs, ... Read More »