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Pakistan to lay rail track to enhance trade with Afghanistan: Dastagir

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan on Thursday said that a railway track will be laid very soon in order to increase trade between Pakistan and Afghanistan. The minister visited Torkham border and inspected customs office, Michani post and border in the area. Collector Customs Qurban Ali Khan also accompanied the federal minister during his visit to Pakistan ... Read More »

Gwadar Customs recovers smuggled liquor, vehicle engines in two operations

KARACHI: The Gwadar Customs has recovered a huge quantity of foreign origin alcohol and seized 12 engines of luxury vehicles in separate raids. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Gwadar Saeed Akram received information that some smugglers were planning to smuggle a huge quantity of foreign origin liquor outside Gwadar area. He instructed the deputy collector to use all available ... Read More »

Customs Appraisement-West reshuffles 21 officials

KARACHI: Model Customs Collectorate Appraisement-West Establishment Deputy Collector Mariam Mehdi Raja has reshuffled at least 21 officials of the collectorates with immediate effect and until further orders. According to a notification, Dost Muhammad has been posted at Assessment Hall; Noor Illahi from audit/recovery to Assessment Hall; Ehtesham Ul Haq Paracha to assessment Hall; Arshad Ahmed from R&D/AIB to Assessment Hall; ... Read More »

Mainwali ASO seizes computer monitors, LCD and non-duty paid Nissan Truck

FAISALABAD: The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO), Mainwali, has recovered a huge quantity of non-duty paid computer monitors and LCDs. Sources told Customs Today that Additional Collector Muhammad Saeed Asad received information regarding some smuggling attempts. He formed a customs team comprising Chaudhary Muhammad Sardar (superintendent), Azhar Hussain, Muhammad Umar (inspector), and Muhammad Riasat, (Driver), Faiz Ahmed, Sahir Ahmed, and Muhammad Abdullah ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs’ AFU collects Rs 14.5m

ISLAMABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate, Peshawar’s Air Freight Unit (AFU) collected duty/taxes amounting to Rs 14.58 million from July 1 to August 24 of the financial year 2016-17. Officials said that the performance of the AFU in revenue collection was satisfactory so far in new fiscal year, as it generated a handsome amount from July 2016 to August 24, 2016. ... Read More »

Islamabad Dry Port collected Rs 348m in July  

ISLAMABAD: With special instruction of the FBR, the Islamabad Dry Port collected different taxes amounting to Rs 348.68 million in July, the first month of the financial year 2016-17. Assistant collector Islamabad Dry Port Imanat Ali Khan told Customs Today that the overall value of taxes was high as compared to the same period during the previous financial year. Imanat ... Read More »

Gwadar Customs confiscates diesel, juicer machines and truck worth Rs 8m

KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate, Gwadar, has confiscated smuggled Iranian diesel and juicer machines and an oil tanker worth Rs 8.6 million, besides arresting six accused persons during two different raids. The anti-smuggling staff received information through Gwadar Customs Collector Saeed Akram regarding the smuggling of diesel, which were brought into the city from Iran illegally causing loss to national ... Read More »

Customs Appraisement-East collects Rs 22.65b in July

KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate Appraisement-East has collected at least Rs 22.656 billion duty/taxes under various heads during first month (July) of new fiscal year 2016-17. According to the details, the Appraisement-East collected Rs 22.656 billion that included Rs 8.460 billion under the head of customs duty, Rs 10.145 billion as sales tax, Rs 4.354 billion as income tax and ... Read More »

Customs Appraisement West collects Rs 20.414b taxes, duties during July 2016

KARACHI: The Customs Collectorate Appraisement West has collected Rs 20.414 billion taxes and duties under various heads in the month of July 2016. According to sources, the Customs Appraisement West has collected a total of Rs 20.414 billion as taxes/duties in the month of July 2016 that included Rs 7.99 billion under the head of customs duty, Rs 8.492 billion ... Read More »

Multan ASO impounds 14 non-duty paid vehicles worth Rs 25.1m in July

MULTAN: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization Multan has seized 14 vehicles worth Rs 25.1 million during July. Sources told Customs Today that Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has initiated a crackdown against the non-duty paid vehicles in the Jurisdiction. The ASO launched rigorous anti-smuggling activities in the region on the directives of Collector Sarfraz Ahmad Warraich. Sources said that Customs teams have examined ... Read More »

Customs Preventive collects Rs626m in July FY 2016-17

LAHORE: The Customs Preventive collected Rs 626.45 million station wise customs duty during the first month of financial year 20116-17 against Rs 526.77 million during the same period of last financial year 2015-16. As per details, the collectorrate collected Rs 510.45 million during the period under review against Rs 426.43 million during the same period last financial year from Air ... Read More »

Customs Appraisement collects Rs 944m during July 2016

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement collected Rs 944 million as station wise customs duty from Mughalpura Dry Port, Carriage and Freight Station Machikay and Prem Nagar. According to details, the Mughalpura Dry Port collected Rs 399 million duty and taxes during July of financial year 2016-17 against Rs 371 million collected during the same period of last financial year of ... Read More »

ASO seizes contraband items worth Rs 282m in July: Shahid Jan

ISLAMABAD: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organisation (ASO) confiscated foreign currency, heroin, non-duty paid vehicles, mobile phones, medicines and miscellaneous goods worth Rs 282.525 million during July 2016. It was informed by Deputy Collector Shahid Jan while talking to Customs Today. He added that performance of anti-smuggling squad remained satisfactory during the said period under the supervision of Islamabad Customs Collector Dr ... Read More »

Faisalabad ASO seized smuggled goods, vehicles worth Rs 160.17m in July

FAISALABAD: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO), Faisalabad, has seized smuggled contraband goods worth Rs 160.17 million during July. Deputy Collector Muhammad Rizwan Khan told Customs Today that smuggling cases are declining day by day due to strict monitoring and timely actions of the ASO teams. He also appreciated the performance of the ASO as it has foiled a number of ... Read More »

Quetta Customs seizes smuggled air conditioners, laptops

KARACHI: Customs Collectorate Quetta has recovered a huge quantity of smuggled air conditioners, while during another crackdown seized non-duty paid laptops. Sources told Customs Today that Deputy Collector Jahanzeb Abbasi received information that some smugglers are going to smuggle a huge quantity of air conditioners. He immediately formed a team comprising Inspector Mohammad Ishaq, Inspector Malik Qayyum and others. The ... Read More »

Quetta ASO seizes 32,000 litres Iranian oil, 500kg Italian wire

KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate Quetta has seized a huge consignment of the non-duty paid Iranian oil and Italian electronic wire during two successful raids while four persons were arrested during the actions. Deputy Collector Jehanzaib Abbasi received information that a huge consignment of smuggled oil was being sent out of the Quetta city. Consequently, he informed Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) ... Read More »

Multan Customs Intelligence seizes goods, vehicles worth Rs 32m in July

MULTAN: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation seized smuggled goods and vehicles worth Rs 32.1 million in various anti-smuggling activities during July 2016. Following the directions of Customs Intelligence Director Saud Imran, the officials conducted several anti-smuggling operations against the offenders in the Multan, Dera Ghazi Khan and Sadiqabad and formed 17 various seizure cases. During the month, the field squad ... Read More »

Faisalabad RTO collects Rs 2,082.656m in July

FAISALABAD: The Regional Tax Office ( RTO ) of the Federal Board of Revenue ( FBR ) has collected Rs 2,082.7 million during July against the set target of Rs 1,542.700 million.  The target is achieved 135 percent more as compared to the same month of last fiscal year 2015. Sources told Customs Today, that the RTO Faisalabad collected Rs ... Read More »

Hyderabad ASO recovers Iranian smuggled diesel, destroyed illegal petrol pumps

KARACHI: Customs Collectorate Hyderabad Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) recovered 70,000 liters Iranian diesel and 45,000 liters Iranian petrol during a operation, while during another crackdown the ASO team seized fake chassis numbers. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Hyderabad Agha Shahid Majeed received secret information that some people are selling smuggled Iranian diesel and petrol through illegal petrol pumps which ... Read More »

Multan Customs collects Rs 2.54 billion in July

MULTAN: The Model Customs Collectorate collected Rs 2.54 billion in the wake of duty/taxes during the first month of the fiscal year 2016-17. The Multan Customs collected Rs 192.776 million under the head of customs duty during the said period, while the collection of customs duty stood at Rs 237.471 million during corresponding period of the last year 2015-16. It ... Read More »