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Budget 2020-21 presented in tough times & attempted extend relief to common people

LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue FBR chairperson Nausheen Amjad Javaid has said that the Budget 2020-21 has been presented in tough times and attempted extend relief to the common people while no new taxes are imposed instead existing taxes are either abolished or reduced. She stated this while addressing a joint post budget session with Pakistan Tax Bar Association (PTBA) ... Read More »

FTO assures redressal of tax related issues on priority basis

LAHORE: Fazal Yazdani Khan Advisor Customs of the Federal Tax Ombudsman visited Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) and made a presentation of services provided by FTO to the business community of Pakistan to speedily address their problems without fear and favour. Irfan Iqbal Sheikh President, Main Zahid Sheikh Vice President with Rehmatullah Javed were the prominent in this ... Read More »

SAVDEX 2020: Suppliers & Vendors Defence Exhibition is in progress

LAHORE: The 2nd edition of Suppliers and Vendors Defence Exhibition, SAVDEX 2020 is in progress at Lahore Expo Centre. The exhibition is being organized as a joint venture of Defence Export Promotion Organization (DEPO) and Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry(LCC&I).  General Nadeem Raza, NI (M), Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee inaugurated the SAVDEX. During his inaugural address, the ... Read More »

Businessmen should take advantages of China-Pakistan FTA: Sardar Ahmad Nawaz Sukhera

LAHORE: Federal Commerce Secretary Sardar Ahmad Nawaz Sukhera has said businessmen should tale advantages of China Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (FTA). He expressed these view at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) while unveiling plaques at the camber along with LCCI President Irfan Iqbal Sheikh, Senior Vice President Ali Hussam Asghar and Vice President and the LCCI executive ... Read More »

FBR Point of Sale Show held at Packages Mall

LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Saturday conducted one day show at Packages Mall to educate public about its newly launched procedure of “Point of Sale” whereby invoicing system of big retail outlets have been linked directly with FBR computers to monitor collection and payment of sales tax on retail sales. The show was conducted by the team from FBR ... Read More »

Multan Preventive hosts grand farewell for Collector Muhammad Saleem

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive officers and staff arranged a grand farewell in honour of recently transferred Collector Muhammad Saleem who has performed his services for almost six months in the Collectorate. Collector Muhammad Saleem has been transferred from Preventive Multan to Customs Collectorate Peshawar. Multan Customs Preventive has performed remarkable under leadership of Collector Saleem during his posting. Multan ... Read More »

Pakistan Customs will be supported with all necessary resources: Governor Ch. Sarwar

LAHORE: Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said the Pakistan Customs will be supported with all necessary resources as the department had a greater role in imports and exports. He made this assurance while speaking as the chief guest in the narcotics bulldozing and burning ceremony held in connection with the World Customs Day here at Wagha border. At the ceremony, ... Read More »

Pakistan Customs playing vital role to strengthen economy: Hafeez Shaikh

KARACHI: Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said that Pakistan Customs is playing a role in lifting up the country’s economy. According to the details, to commemorate the efforts of Pakistan Customs, a glorious ceremony was held at Customs House, Karachi. The commencement of the event was marked by flag hoisting ceremony. Chief ... Read More »

Int’l Customs Day 2020 celebrated in Customs House Peshawar

  PESHAWAR: The International Customs Day (ICD) was celebrated in Customs House Peshawar. Collector of Customs Preventive Asif Saeed Khan and Collector Appraisement Ihsan Ali Shah welcomed the distinguished guest belonged to federal government and Federal Board of Revenue Islamabad. Advisor to Prime Minister Imran Khan on establishment Affairs Arbab Shehzad was chief guest. During the participants he said that ... Read More »

Customs taking all measure to facilitate businesmen: FBR Chairman

ISLAMABAD: A big event was held to celebrate International Customs Day in Customs House which was chaired and addressed by FBR Chairman Syed Shabbar Zaidi. Member (Customs Policy) Muhammad Javed Ghani, also addressed the Customs officers and officials. International Customs Day is celebrated by 183 Customs Administrations of the World on 26th January of every year under the auspices of ... Read More »

Economy cannot run around with high mark-up rate: Punjab Governor Ch Sarwar

LAHORE: Punjab Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar has said that economy cannot run around with high markup rate and expensive energy. The Governor expressed these view while addressing a grand reception hosted by the Pakistan Industrial and Traders Associations Front in honour of Mian Anjum Nisar for being elected as Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) president the ... Read More »

Azakheil Dry Port will play vital role to facilitate traders: Jawwad Agha

PESHAWAR: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Member Customs Operations Dr. Jawwad Awais Agha visited newly established Azakheil Perpai Dry Port and Customs House The Collector Preventive Asif Saeed Khan Lughmani and Collector Appraisement Ihsan Ali Shah were also present on occasion. They briefed the member customs operations about functioning activity of customs clearance at new dry port. Development work at ... Read More »

POS will help retailers to prepare sales tax returns without hassle: FBR Member IT Asim Ahmad

LAHORE: A seminar on “Point of Sales (POS) Integration of Tier – 1 Retailers, jointly organized by the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Federal Board of Revenue held at Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry. LCCI President Irfan Iqbal Sheikh, Vice President Mian Zahid Jawaid Ahmad, Member IT FBR Asim Ahmad, Chief Commissioner Inland Revenue Ahmad Shuja Khan, ... Read More »

Pakistan as logistics hub for transit trade to bring prosperity to South Asia: DG Sarfraz Warriach

LAHORE: Directorate-General Customs Transit Trade Director General Sarfraz Ahmad Warriach has said that Pakistan, as an important logistics hub for transit trade, will undoubtedly bring prosperity to South Asia along the trade routes and beyond, as nothing opens up an area to economic development better than good transportation networks with good transit rules and an ability to transport goods and ... Read More »

All rebate cases will be settled by next month: Dr. Farid Iqbal Qureshi

MULTAN: Chief Collector Customs Appraisement Dr. Farid Iqbal Qureshi has announced that we will form trade facilitation committee with the approval of Federal Board of Revenue with traders for resolving genuine issues of importers and exporters. He assured that all rebate cases would definitely disposed of next month to meet an outstanding demand of the importers and said that the ... Read More »

Change in valuation system will improve tax collection: DG Mukarram Jah Ansari

LAHORE: Directorate-General Customs Valuation Director General Mukarram Jah Ansari has said that reforms period is always nerves shattering but once it is completed it become a routine and all stakeholders appreciate. Addressing the businessmen the DG said that issues such as under invoicing and smuggling are big challenges for the economy. Change in valuation system would improve the tax collection ... Read More »

All measures will be taken for smooth operation of IRIS system: FTO Mushtaq Sukhera

LAHORE: Pakistan Tax Bar Association (PBA) and Lahore Tax Bar Association (LTBA) office bearers met Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera, PTBA and LTBA and ex-president Naeem Shah, PTBA former general secretary Rana Munir, PTBA senior vice president Habibur Rehman Zubari, general secretary Ferhan Shahzad, finance secretary Shahbaz Sidique, vice presidents Sohail, LTBA Khuram Shabaz Butt, Vice President Ashiq ... Read More »

DGTR holds seminar on “Financial Crime Intelligence, Investigation & Asset Recovery”

ISLAMABAD: Directorate of Training and Research (DGTR) Islamabad in collaboration with City of London Police held a “Two Weeks Second Train-The-Trainers Course on Financial Crime Intelligence, Investigation And Asset Recovery” for BS-17 to BS-20 officers of Pakistan Customs Service (PCS). DGTR Director Iram M Aamir while talking with Customs Today said that the Directorate of Training & Research (Customs), Islamabad  ... Read More »

Pak, US facing similar challenges along land borders: Chief Collector Wasif Memon

KARACHI: Chief Collector of Customs Enforcement (South) Dr Wasif Ali Memon has said that US and Pakistan law enforcement agencies face peculiar and similar challenges along their land borders during a training session held at DGTR (Customs), Karachi According to the details, two weeks training from 11th November to 22nd November 22, 2019 on “Customs Enforcement” was organized by Directorate ... Read More »

Modern techniques can bring revolutionary improvement in agriculture: Arif Alvi

LAHORE: President of Pakistan Arif Alvi has said that modern agricultural techniques of China can bring a revolutionary improvement in agriculture sector of Pakistan.  He was speaking at the inaugural ceremony of 5th CAC Pakistan Exhibition at Expo Center, Thursday. LCCI President Irfan Iqbal Sheikh, Senior Vice President Ali Hussam Asghar, Vice President Mian Zahid Jawaid Ahmad, Chairperson of China ... Read More »