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Narcotics case: Rana Sanaullah’s judicial remand extended till Nov 16

LAHORE: An Anti-Narcotics Court has on Saturday extended Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Punjab President Rana Sanaullah’s judicial remand till November 16. Duty judge Khalid Bashir conducted the hearing. Call Data Record (CDR) of the investigation officer was submitted in the court. Rana Sanaullah’s counsels also requested the court take action over their client’s plea to hand over the seized car. ... Read More »

Customs ASO impounds 3 non-Customs paid vehicles

LAHORE: Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) detained three non-customs and tempered vehicles including two Toyota Corolla X and one Vitz from Data Darbar, Badami Bagha and Jail Road the other day. The Customs sources told  that customs authorities on the information Collector Customs Preventive Ahmad Rauf intercepted the vehicles. The ASO team consisting inspectors including Sohail Murtza and others under the ... Read More »

Customs ASO impounds NDP Prado worth Rs5m near Darbar Chowk

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) impounded one non-duty paid Prado near Darbar Chowk. Sources told that that the ASO team on information of Collector Customs Preventive Ahmad Rauf intercepted various vehicles for checking in Behria Town and impounded one Prado from Darbar Chowk. The Illegal Parado was being used by a businessman namely Irashad. The Customs authorities ... Read More »

LHC to announce verdict on Maryam Nawaz’s bail plea tomorrow

LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday has reserved verdict on petition seeking bail of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case. The decision will be announced on November 1. During the hearing, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) prosecutor responded to the arguments recorded by defence lawyer Amjad Pervez and opposed Maryam’s bail in the ... Read More »

FBR holds outreach education & training  seminars

LAHORE: As the due date for filing return of income for the tax year 2019 is drawing nearer, outreach education and training seminars/workshops arranged by Regional Tax Office-II, Lahore are gaining momentum.  Kiosks and return receipt countershave been established at all prominent commercial areas of Lahore, Kasur, Sheikhupura and Nankana. In order to ensure optimum filing of returns from out ... Read More »

LHC defers hearing of Maryam Nawaz’s bail petition

LAHORE: The hearing of a bail petition filed by Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz has been postponed by the Lahore High Court (LHC) due to absence of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) prosecutor, according to media. A two-member bench headed by LHC’s Justice Ali Baqar Najafi heard the bail petition submitted by Maryam Nawaz, where a ... Read More »

FBR transfers 5 inspectors of BS-16 from Lahore to Peshawar

LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) issued orders for transfers and posting of following inspectors of BS-16 of customs department with immediate effect and until further orders:- Details are as under:- Inspector Akbar Ali Khan is transferred from Collectorate of Customs Appraisement Lahore and posted at Collectorate of Customs Preventive Peshawar. Inspector Mohsin Ali Tahir is transferred from Collectorate of ... Read More »

TEVTA, APTMA join hands to uplift textile sector

LAHORE: The Technical and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) and the All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) have agreed to form a ‘Textile Sector Council’ to ensure better coordination. An understanding in this regard was reached during a meeting between TEVTA Chairman Ali Salman Siddique and APTMA Chairman Adil Bashir on Saturday. This agreement will facilitate both organisations to meet the opportunities ... Read More »

Accountability Court extends judicial remand of Maryam Nawaz till Nov 2

LAHORE: An accountability court  extended the judicial remand of PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz by November 2. She is an accused in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills alleged money laundering case. Jail officials produced Maryam before the court amid tight security as heavy contingents of law-enforcement agencies had cordoned off the court premises. The NAB again failed to submit a reference ... Read More »

Didn’t oppose Nawaz’s bail plea on humanitarian grounds: NAB

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday announced that it had chosen not to challenge former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s bail in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case, on humanitarian grounds. Nawaz Sharif granted bail in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case, to stay in jail The statement was issued to clarify what NAB said “news items reported by a section of ... Read More »

LHC approves bail of Nawaz Sharif in Chaudhary Sugar Mils Case

LAHORE: Lahore High Court on Friday approved the bail of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case. The bail was approved on medical grounds, according to reports. National Accountability Bureau did not object to the bail plea filed by the brother of former prime minister Shehbaz Sharif during proceedings today.  The decision to grant bail was ... Read More »

FBR holds outreach taxpayers education program for salaried class

LAHORE: An outreach taxpayers’ education program has been launched by field formations of FBR so as to enlighten and gravitate un-registered taxpayers particularly salaried class of government departments to file income tax returns for the tax year 2019 by 31st Oct, 2019. Twenty five workshops / training seminars have thus far been conducted by Regional Tax Office-II, Lahore under the ... Read More »

Deputy Collector Nauman Tashfeen transfers appraising officers, inspectors

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement Deputy Collector Muhammad Nauman Tashfeen has issued orders for transfer and posting of following appraising officers and inspectors with immediate effect and until further orders: Details are as under: Appraising Officer Shahzad Malik will perform his responsibilities at PRV Cell after joining his duties. Appraising Officer Ms. Faryal Amber will perform her duties at Assessment ... Read More »

Autonomous body likely to replace Customs I&I

LAHORE:  An independent and autonomous body is likely to replace Directorate of Customs Investigation and Intelligence while the body will not be under the control of Federal Board of Revenue, instead a chairman will be its head. Sources told that personnel from armed forces would be appointed in the planned authority on deputation to assist existence Customs Intelligence staff. It ... Read More »

Customs undertakes transfers & postings of inspectors, appraising officers

LAHORE: Customs Lahore has undertaken transfers and postings of Customs inspectors and appraising officers. As per details Syed Imran Shaukat has been transferred from Valuation and M Aslam from Directorate of Training to Lahore Preventive. Collectorate of Customs Preventive M Arshad and Nadeem Mehmood  have been transferred from Lahore Preventive to Post Clarence Audit (PCA). Appraising Officers Faryal Amber and ... Read More »

Chaudhry mills case: NAB court extends judicial remand of Maryam, Yousaf till Oct 25

LAHORE: Accountability court on Wednesday has extended judicial remand o Maryam Nawaz and managing director at Sharif Group of Industries and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s nephew Yousaf Abbas till October 25 in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case. During the hearing, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) representative informed the court regarding reference against the Sharif family members. Maryam Nawaz said that ... Read More »

Customs Airport recovers 195kg ketamine from two passengers

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) team deputed at Allama Iqbal International has recovered huge quantity of ketamine and other drugs from two passengers. Official sources told Customs Today that Collector Airport Basit Mehmood Abbasi received credible information that some passengers are trying to smuggle drugs. He immediately directed customs team to enhance checking of the passengers. The ... Read More »

Customs I&I impounds Indian cloth worth millions: Sadia Munib

LAHORE: Customs Investigation and Intelligence has impounded Indian originated non duty paid cloth worth millions of rupees. Sources told Customs Today that on information of Director Customs I&I Sadia Munib the Directorate’s anti smuggling team intercepted a bus loaded with 34000 meters of Indian made illegal cloth. The passenger bus of Bloch transportation was dumped with the cloth worth millions ... Read More »

ASO adopts zero tolerance policy against smugglers: ADC Muhammad Ashfaq

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Additional Collector Muhammad Ashfaq has said that the organization has adopted zero tolerance against the illegal import and the elements involved in smuggling activities which are inflicting huge losses on the national exchequer. He expressed this commitment while interacting with Customs Today here the other day at his office in Customs House ... Read More »

ANF Court extends judicial remand of Rana Sanaullah for 15 days

LAHORE: An anti-narcotics court in Lahore extended judicial remand of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Rana Sanaullah for 15 days, according to media. Anti Narcotics Force produced former Punjab law minister Rana Sanaullah in anti-narcotics court for hearing of the drugs recovery case today. The court during hearing rejected a plea of indictment of Rana Sanaullah. The ANF lawyer ... Read More »