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99pc GDs processed through WeBOC at GB: ADC Shahid Jan

GILGIT BALTISTAN: Additional Collector Shahid Jan has said that the Customs Collectorate of GB will start working again in April 2020 and the Customs staff of the GB is partly working at Sost dry port. Talking with Customs Today the Additional Collector GB said that through all the Collectorates working under the Chief Collector North Region the collection of the ... Read More »

Customs I&I using all available resources to curb smuggling activities: Ali Akbar Zaidi

ISLAMABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Headquarters Deputy Director Syed Ali Akbar Zaidi has said that Customs I&I is using all available resources to curb smuggling activities. Talking with Customs Today during an exclusive interview, he said that under supervision of Director-General Zahid Khokhar, the Directorate showed enormous performance and launched heavy crackdown against the smugglers, tax evaders ... Read More »

Customs North Region surpasses revenue collection target during 1H of FY2019-20: ADC Arshad Khan

ISLAMABAD: Customs North Region Additional Collector Arshad Khan has said that the Customs North region has surpasses revenue target for first half of financial year 2019-20 by collecting Rs32,605 million against the assigned revenue target. Talking with Customs Today he said that in keeping up with the vision of current government to maximize revenue collection through concerted efforts and business ... Read More »

Customs Islamabad earns Rs173.78m extra revenue: Collector Seema Raza Bokhari

ISLAMABAD: Customs Collector Seema Raza Bokhari said that the Collectorate is following speedy clearances to encourage legal businesses, subsequently adopting all possible measures to discourage smuggling activities within its jurisdiction. Talking with Customs Today during an exclusive interview, Seema Raza Bokhari said that she has instructed her staff to maintain the surplus current revenue and anti-smuggling performance throughout the financial ... Read More »

Punjab govt decides not to collect PIDC from import shipments : Jalaluddin Roomi

MULTAN: Chairman Multan Dry Port Trust (MDPT) Khwaja Jalaluddin Romi has stated that government of Punjab has decided not to collect Punjab Infrastructure Development Cess (PIDC) from import shipments cleared through different ports of province to promote business activities. These views were expressed by Chairman Multan Dry Port Trust Khawaja Jalaluddin Roomi in his exclusive talk with Customs Today in ... Read More »

Multan Customs I&I impounds vehicles & goods worth Rs2.1279b during 1H of FY2019-20

MULTAN: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation has impounded vehicles and miscellaneous goods worth Rs.2.1279 billion during first six months July to December for on-going fiscal year 2019-20. The Directorate carried out various anti-smuggling operations against smuggled goods and vehicles in the territory on the directions of Director Dr. Muhammad Adnan Akram. During the above said period Customs Intelligence and ... Read More »

Faisalabad I&I seizes goods worth Rs268m in December: Director Adnan Akram

FAISALABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) took stern action against smuggling in the jurisdiction and confiscated non-duty paid goods worth Rs 268 million during the month of December 2019-20. Customs Intelligence Director Adnan Akram told Customs Today that I&I department registered almost 12 cases during the said period. The department impounded non-duty paid vehicles and other vehicles under ... Read More »

Multan Preventive seizes goods worth Rs1592m during 2Q of FY 2019-20

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive has showed remarkable results under the leadership of Collector Customs Muhammad Saleem by seizing goods worth almost Rs.1592 million at the end of 2nd Quarter (July to December) in FY 2019-20. At the end of 2nd Quarter (Q2) in FY 2019-20, the Collectorate has seized goods worth Rs 1592 million as compared to Rs 837 ... Read More »

Islamabad ASO posts 237pc growth till Dec: AC Rao Fahd Iqbal

ISLAMABAD: Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Assistant Collector Rao Fahd Iqbal has said that first time in the history of Islamabad Customs the ASO has conducted raids on several godowns including renowned pharmacists and seized huge quantity of cosmetics and food supplements and educated the people through media coverage regarding illegal activities of pharmacists. Talking with the Customs Today during an exclusive ... Read More »

Hyderabad I&I posts 167pc growth during December: Director Sadiqullah Khan

HYDERABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence & Investigation has performed exceptionally well during the month of November with 167 percent growth as compared with the corresponding month of last year. The Directorate registered 13 cases worth Rs 40.602 million in the month of December 2019. Overall 105 seizures worth Rs 208.052 million have been made up till 2nd quarter of the ... Read More »

Hyderabad Customs seizes huge quantity of smuggled goods & vehicles: Collector Khalid Jamali

HYDERABAD: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) and Sukkur division seized smuggled NDP vehicles and goods during three weeks of December. Collector Khalid Hussain Jamali while talking with Customs Today said that he directed his staff to curb the smuggling attempts in the region and adopt comprehensive strategy in this regard. The ASO team under the supervision of customs authorities ... Read More »

99pc GDs processed through WeBOC at Sost Dry Port: Collector Tahir Qureshi

GILGIT BALTISTAN: Collectorate of Customs Collector Tahir Qureshi said that the Collectorate of Gilgit Baltistan achieved assigned revenue collection target of entire financial year 2019-20 till December 2019. Talking with Customs Today, Qureshi said that this success achieved due to full implementation of WeBOC at Sost dry port, adding that during current season “99% of GDs processed through WeBOC” whereas ... Read More »

Customs Adjudication taking steps to deliver speedy justice to traders: Deputy Collector Abdul Mueed Kanjoo

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Adjudication is committed to ensure speedy justice to traders and facilitate them while sticking to the rule of law and justice. Customs Adjudication is disposing seizure cases on merit through fair trial of presented evidences. Customs Adjudication Multan Camp Office has shown exceptional performance by disposing record number of seizure cases after completion of their legal ... Read More »

ITTM will facilitate clearance of goods crossing border to Afghanistan & CARs: DC Tahir Khattak

TORKHAM: Collectorate of Customs Deputy Collector Tahir Iqbal Khattak said that the construction of Customs House Torkham under the ITTM (Integrated Transit Trade Management) programmed assisted by the ADB (Asian Development Bank) will be completed in next couple of years. Talking with the Customs Today during an exclusive interview he said that the state-of-the-art border complex under ITTM program is ... Read More »

Anti-smuggling management software to help curb movement of smuggled goods: Director Rashid Habib

PESHAWAR: Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Rashid Habib has said that a software known as “Anti Smuggling Management Software” should be implemented as soon as possible for getting complete profiling of repeated offenders, trends of smuggling and routs of smuggling as this data would assist Customs department in litigation and to curb and understand smuggling trends. Talking with Customs ... Read More »

Gilgit-Baltistan Customs surpasses assigned revenue collection target: ADC Shahid Jan

GILGIT BALTISTAN: Collectorate of Customs Gilgit-Baltistan Additional Collector Shahid Jan said that trade activity at Gilgit Baltistan could only be converted into round-the-year operations if roads are not blocked due to ice. Talking with Customs Today, he said that current season will end on 30th November 2019 when border would be closed, adding that it’s a gigantic task to continue work ... Read More »

All available facilities will be provided to importers & exporters of Southern Punjab: Khawaja Jalaluddin Roomi

MULTAN: Chairman of Multan Dry Port Trust Khawaja Jalaluddin Roomi has said that all available facilities would be provided to the importers and exporters of Southern Punjab on concessional rates to attract them. Presiding over a meeting of trustees he said that Sadiqabad Export Terminal was being activated to facilitate the exporters/importers of Bahawalpur Division particularly Rahim Yar Khan district ... 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 »

Businessmen want to pay legitimate taxes if collection procedure gets simplified: Sheikh Fazal Elahi

MULTAN: Businessmen and industrialists wanted to pay legitimate taxes to Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) but collection of tax procedure should be simplified so that everyone can easily submit their tax returns without any hurdle. It was stated by President Multan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Sheikh Fazal Elahi during meeting with Chief Commissioner Regional Tax Office Inland Revenue Multan ... 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 »