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Customs, CAA discuss arrangements at new Islamabad airport

ISLAMABAD: Officials of the Model Customs Collectorate and Civil Association Authority (CAA) held a meeting to discuss issues of baggage and passengers’ clearance and import/export arrangements at new Islamabad airport that is under construction. A team of Islamabad Customs comprising additional collector and deputy collector hold this meeting during his visit to the site for new airport. During the meeting, ... Read More »

Customs foils 320gms heroin smuggling to UK through parcel

ISLAMABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate failed a drug smuggling attempt through a parcel to Manchester UK and seized 320 grams of heroin. During clearance of export registry parcels at international mail office Chaklala Garrison Rawalpindi, a parcel found suspicious. The officials conducted detail examination of parcel that led to recovery of 320 grams of heroin worth Rs 3.2 million in ... Read More »

ASO confiscates contraband items, truck worth Rs 3.2m

ISLAMABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate’s Anti-Smuggling Organisation (ASO) has seized smuggled goods worth Rs 2.2 million, besides impounding the offender vehicle worth Rs 1 million during an action. The ASO following credible information intercepted a Mazda truck bearing Registration No GLTB-1771 near jehlum for checking. The official conducted thorough search of the vehicle and recovered 776 kilogram of textile fabric, ... Read More »

ASO seizes smuggled cloth, Toyota Hiace Van

ISLAMABAD: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organisation (ASO) impounded a Toyota Hiace Van laden with smuggled cloth worth millions of rupees during an action. Keeping the anti-smuggling driver continue on the special directions of Islamabad Customs Collector Arslan Subuctageen, the officials intercepted a van coming from Peshawar to Islamabad. While checking the vehicle, the officials recovered cloth and asked the person concerned ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence impounds non-duty paid Suzuki sports motorcycle

ISLAMABAD: The Directorate of Customs Intelligence and investigation has impounded a non-duty paid Suzuki sports motorcycle worth Rs 762,507. As per details, the officials of the Customs Intelligence intercepted a bike rider on Peshawar highway and asked the owner to show documents regarding the vehicle registration and customs clearance. The person concerned remained fail to show such kind of documents ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence seizes seat covers for vehicles worth Rs 2m

ISLAMABAD: The Directorate of Custom Intelligence and Investigation has confiscated vehicles’ seat covers worth Rs 2 million, besides impounding the vehicle being used for the transportation of the smuggled items. Following information, the staff of Customs Intelligence intercepted a Mazda truck bearing Registration No MLL-4399 going to Gujranwala from Peshawar. During the checking, the officials recovered a huge quantity of ... Read More »

DG Imtiaz Ahmad in Karachi to review anti-smuggling operations

ISLAMABAD: Director General of the Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation Imtiaz Ahmed Khan is visiting Custom House Karachi to inspect the ongoing anti-smuggling campaign. The sources told Customs Today that Imtiaz Ahmad Khan is visiting Karachi Custom Collectorate to discuss the matters regarding on going anti-smuggling campaign. The DG has been scheduled for meetings with different officials of the collectorate ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence impounds Toyota Coaster worth Rs 3.5m

ISLAMABAD: The Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation has impounded a non-customs paid Toyota Coaster worth Rs 3.5 million from Rawalpindi. According to details, the Customs Intelligence officials intercepted a vehicle in the jurisdiction of Rawalpindi and asked the driver to show documents regarding the customs clearance of the vehicle but he remained failed to produce any documents. Therefore, the ... Read More »

Rawalpindi Customs Intelligence confiscates scrap worth Rs 1m along with truck

RAWALPINDI: The Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation impounded a truck loaded with smuggled scrape worth Rs 1 million on Thursday. Additional Director Muhammad Saleem told Customs Today that a truck bearing Registration No JU-2275 was going to Gujranwala from Peshawar was intercepted on Islamabad motorway. The officials checked the vehicle and found scrap. The officials asked the driver to ... Read More »

Image system helps businessmen to prevent their goods from damages: Additional Collector Khwaja Khurram Naeem

ISLAMABAD: Additional Collector Air Freight Unit (AFU) Islamabad airport Khawaja Khurram Naeem has said that value automation system helps to speed-up process for AFU value assessment officers as well as for importers, this system can prevent for any mishap regarding valuation and wastage of time, valuation system become very simple because of this system. Reply to a query the Additional ... Read More »

Chief Collector Sarwat Tahira calls collectors conference on April 22

ISLAMABAD: Customs North Region Chief Collector Sarwat Tahira Habib has called collectors conference here on April 22 (Friday) to review the performance. In the conference, the overall progress of ongoing anti-smuggling activity, cases and revenue collection performance will be discussed besides analyzing the value of seized items. The chief collector will preside over the meeting of collectors of Lahore, Sialkot, ... Read More »

FBR Chairman receives 36 double cabs, 37 bikes from US Embassy‏

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Nisar Mohammad Khan has received 36 double cabs and 37 Honda 125 bikes worth Rs 8 million by US Embassy to curb smuggling. Speaking on the occasion, the FBR chairman said that these vehicles would be very helpful in anti-smuggling activities while collector Dr Arsalan said that all the cabs and motor bikes ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence announces “Course on White-Collar Crime” for officers

ISLAMABAD: The Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation has announced “Course on White Color Crime” for officers of BS 17-18. The course has been announced to train the staff in order to detect the cases of white-collar crimes causing loss of millions of rupees to national economy, officials said. They added that officer of the Customs Intelligence will be equipped ... Read More »

Customs revenue will increase if WeBOC introduces in Kurram Agency: Fazal-e-Samad

Additional collector says Peshawar Customs confiscates smuggled items worth Rs 298m in last 45 days ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Customs can collect handsome revenue in shape of customs duty on imported goods by shifting customs stations of Kurram agency along with Afghanistan border to Web Based One Customs (WeBOC). This was stated by Model Customs Collectorate Additional Collector Syed Fazal e ... Read More »

FBR achieves 19% revenue growth in 9 months: Chairman Nisar

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Nisar Mohammad Khan has said that the FBR has adopted a zero tolerance policy against corruption. Addressing the participants of 104th National Management Course during their visit to the FBR House, he said, “Monopoly of the officers in business processes has been curtailed, discretionary powers are reduced and accountability has been launched at ... Read More »

Nadeem Dar briefs civil servants on FBR’s performance, structure

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Facilitation and Taxpayers’ Education Member Nadeem Dar has briefed a group of 25 senior civil servants on the organizational structure, working and revenue collection performance of the board. The officers, who are undergoing the 21st Mid-Career Management Course (MCMC), along with the faculty members of the National Institute of Management (NIM) Karachi visited the ... Read More »

Collector Arslan’s collectorate seizes smuggled items worth Rs 80m

ISLAMABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate has foiled a huge smuggling attempt and seized smuggled items worth Rs 80 million from local market. The Islamabad Customs confiscated 4,850 smuggled mobile phones, 15,750 cartons of imported cigarettes, 240 kilogram of Indian gutka, 2,467kg aluminum printing sheets and 1,342Kg Bopp films during the action. A team of Islamabad Customs, following directions of Collector ... Read More »

DC Khansa to oversee administrative, personal management issues

ISLAMABAD: Recently appointed as deputy collector headquarters at Islamabad Customs Khansa Mahmood Chaudhry has been tasked with looking after administrative and personal management issues. Khansa had professional background as she got training in 27th Common Training Program, from where she got management skills. She has been working as assistant collector at dry port for three year and did here job ... Read More »

Islamabad Customs seizes electronics worth Rs 3.2m

ISLAMABAD: Continuing the anti-smuggling drive under the special directive of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), the Islamabad Customs and Motorway Police seized smuggled electronic worth of 3.2 million during a joint action. According to the details, the Islamabad Customs with full assistance of Motorway Police intercepted a bus bearing Registration No. 9999 on motorway and recovered electronic. The bus ... Read More »