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Collector Adjudication declares confiscation of 26 Qatari vehicles as legal

ISLAMABAD: Collectorate of Customs Adjudication Collector upheld outright confiscation of 26 seized Qatari vehicles and ordered to recover Rs3845 million under the head of customs duty and taxes including plenty of Rs50 million to respondents. According to case details, during the month of September 2018, the Customs I&I (Intelligence and investigation) Islamabad recovered 26 NDP (non-duty paid) vehicles from the ... Read More »

WeBOC Glow, National Single Window major achievements of Pakistan Customs: Jawwad Agha

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Shabbar Zaidi presided over a seminar on the Pakistan Customs Strategic Plan 2019-2024 here at Customs House. The seminar was organized by the Customs Collectorate in collaboration with the Directorate General Training & Research (Customs), Regional Office Islamabad. The purpose of the seminar was to apprise the officers of Pakistan Customs working in ... Read More »

Bannu ASO impounds smuggled goods, vehicle

BANNU: Anti-Smuggling Organization have seized huge quantity of foreign origin ground nuts, apricot and Asfaen herbs along with Hino offending vehicle. A secret information was received by Additional Collector Muhammad Khayal that huge quantity of foreign origin smuggled dry fruit and herbs will be attempt to smuggle via Bannu, following said information Deputy Collector Mehmood Khattak with assistance of local ... Read More »

GB Customs surpasses assigned revenue collection target: ADC Shahid Jan

ISLAMABAD: Collectorate of Customs Gilgit Baltistan (GB) Additional Collector Shahid Jan has said that the Collectorate surpassed assigned revenue collection targets allocated for first four months of current financial year under all heads while the FBR has revised revenue collection target for financial year 2019-20 with extra amount of Rs1160 million. Talking with Customs Today during an exclusive interview, Shahid ... Read More »

IPR seizes huge consignment of dry battery cells of Tonosheba: Dr. Arslan Subuctageen

ISLAMABAD: Directorate-General Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Director-General Dr. Arslan Subuctageen said that on information of Customs Dry port Peshawar the IPR Enforcement seized huge consignment of contraband dry battery cells of Tonosheba brand which is deceptively similar to the registered trade mark of Toshiba Japan. According to details, an information of copyright violation was received by Peshawar Dry Port that huge ... Read More »

ASO seizes goods worth Rs416m during 1Q of 2019-20

ISLAMABAD: Customs Preventive will continue anti-smuggling drive against smugglers and tax evaders under directions of Collector Customs Seema Raza Bokhari. Assistant Collector ASO Fahad Khan told Customs Today that ASO Islamabad showed growth of 207 percent during first quarter (July to September) FY 2019-20 against the same corresponding period, adding that Customs ASO Islamabad adopted new technology to curb smuggling ... Read More »

DI Khan ASO seizes smuggled apples worth Rs15m

KOHAT: Anti-Smuggling Unit of Dera Ismail Khan have seized 5700 kilograms of smuggled apple worth of Rs.15 million along with six offending vehicles. According to details told by Deputy Collector Mehmood Khattak that in pursuance of information provided by Additional Collector Muhammad Khayal that huge quantity of apples will be smuggled. The anti-smuggling squad enhanced checking on exit and entry ... Read More »

ASO recovers non-duty paid goods worth R120m from three godowns in Rawalpindi

ISLAMABAD: Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Assistant Collector Rao Fahad Iqbal said that Customs squad of Islamabad with assistance of Rawalpindi Police launched a huge crackdown on three godowns located at Gangmandi Rawalpindi and seized huge quantity of goods worth Rs120 million. Talking with Customs Today, he said that that secret information was forwarded by the Collector Seema Raza Bokhari that ... Read More »

International community should come forward in support of Kashmiri people: Chief Collector Asif Jah

ISLAMABAD: Chief Collector Customs North Region Asif Mehmood Jah said that Modi government of India has imposed unlawful and inhuman curfew since last 80 days where no food and medicines are available for people of held Kashmir which is condemnable while people of IOK do not know about whereabouts of their loved ones. He was addressing a gathering with renowned ... Read More »

Kohat Customs seizes Rs340m of foreign origin smuggled goods during 1Q

KOHAT: Customs Deputy Collector Kohat Mahmood Khattak said that Anti Smuggling Kohat has seized Rs 340 million of foreign origin smuggled goods during first quarter of FY2019-20 in anti-smuggling drive. Talking with Customs Today, the Deputy Collector Preventive of ASO Kohat said that pursuing the directions of FBR, the Kohat Customs station seized huge quantity of NDP vehicles and other ... Read More »

Islamabad Adjudication decides cases worth Rs1.534b during 1Q: Collector Shahnaz Maqbool

ISLAMABAD: Collector Adjudication Shahnaz Maqbool has said that prosecution of cases remains weak as the executive Customs Collectorates tend to keep adjudication proceedings on a low priority, adding that the operational Customs staff is untrained in laws, rules, procedures, concessionary schemes and tariff classification while anti smuggling activities are being conducted in unprofessional manner creating lacunas which result in improper ... Read More »

Peshawar I&I seizes narcotics worth Rs267m near Motorway Toll Plaza

PESHAWAR: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) foiled bid to smuggle narcotics worth Rs267 million with carrier vehicle in worth of Rs267 million. Talking with Customs Today, Director Customs I&I Rashid Habib said that Director-General Zahid Kokhar received information that huge quantity of narcotics via Peshawar Motorway would be smuggled through Toyota Land Cruiser bearing registration no: LWD-0067 carrying narcotics ... Read More »

No case of under invoicing reported during 1Q: Chief Collector Asif Mehmood Jah

ISLAMABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate Islamabad has detected no case of under invoicing or valuation during first quarter of FY2019-20 and same period of FY2018-19 while single case of under invoicing has detected during Post Clearance Audit. According to document provided to Customs Today by the sources of FBR (Federal Board of Revenue) which point up that the Chief Collector ... Read More »

Pakistan secures top position for making record seizures of counterfeit goods: Dr. Arsalan Subuctageen

ISLAMABAD: Dr Arslan Subuktageen Director General (DG) Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Enforcement said Pakistan clinched top position at JCO HYGIEA Italy final report where 38 countries from Europe and Asia presented their performance against counterfeit and infringing “fast moving consumer goods’. According to details told by DG IPR Enforcement Dr. Arslan while talking with Customs Today in an exclusive interview, the ... Read More »

Customs North Region showing outstanding performance to curb smuggling attempts, generate revenue: Dr. Asif Jah

ISLAMABAD: Chief Collector North Dr. Asif Mehmood Jah has said that the Customs Region (North) performed exceptionally well regarding enforcement and anti-smuggling activities despite severe constraints of logistics and personnel to cover the vast jurisdiction comprising almost three provinces. Talking with Customs Today during an exclusive interview, Chief Collector North Asif Mehmood Jah has said that a comprehensive strategy has been ... Read More »

Rakhni ASO seizes 40,000 liters of smuggled diesel along with 3 vehicles

RAKHNI: The Anti Smuggling Squad Rakhni check post Quetta seized 40,000 liters of smuggled diesel along with three vehicles carrying Iranian petroleum products. Information was received by Collector Preventive Quetta Iftikhar Ahmad that huge quantity of  diesel will be smuggled through Rakhni Customs check post Quetta. Pursuing above information, Additional Collector Preventive Yasir Kalhoor and Assistant Collector Umair Rana formed ... Read More »

Drakshan Customs seizes Indian origin gutka, vehicle worth Rs10m

QUETTA: The Customs staff of Drakhsan Customs Station Quetta seized Indian origin ‘panprag’ along with offending vehicle worth Rs10 million. According to details told by Iftakhar Ahmad Collector MCC (Model Customs Collectorate Preventive) Quetta, pursuing a secret information shared by sources that a group of smugglers will attempt to smuggle a huge quantity of Indian origin smuggled goods via Drakshan ... Read More »

Smugglers attacked customs staff with weapons, FIR registered

ISLAMABAD: The Customs ASO staff of MCC Islamabad have filed a FIR at Thana Mandhra against notorious smuggler Papa Shakeel and his companions who attacked on Customs staff with guns and iron rods and snatched one seized Mazda truck loaded with huge quantity of smuggled goods. According to FIR (first information report) provided to Customs Today, on secret information of ... Read More »

Customs IPR Enforcement seizes huge quantity of fake copies of publication

ISLAMABAD: Director General (DG) Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Enforcement Dr. Arslan Subuktgeen said that the Customs Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Pakistan has seized huge quantity of fake copies of the publication “From MTV to Mecca” authored by Kristaine Backer. According to details told by DG Arslan Subuktgeen, on complain of the author Kristaine Backer of UK, IPR Pakistan has seized ... Read More »

Islamabad I&I earns Rs55m through auction of goods & vehicles

ISLAMABAD: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation Islamabad fetched revenue of more that Rs 50 million through auction of seized vehicles and smuggled goods. According to details told by official sources of Directorate of I&I (Intelligence and Investigation) Islamabad that Customs Intelligence conducted a very successful auction of NDP (non duty paid) and offending vehicles. Sources said that overall 22 numbers of ... Read More »