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Under supervision of Shahzad Saleem, NAB Lahore shows 700% increase in housing sector recoveries

LAHORE: Under the dynamic leadership of Chairman NAB Justice (R) Javed Iqbal, the Lahore National Accountability Bureau (NAB) performed exceptionally well as its three-year comparative performance report showed a 700% increase in recovery in cases related to the housing sector and a 500% increase in recovery in all corruption scams. NAB Lahore DG NAB Lahore Major (R) Shahzad Saleem said ... Read More »

Collector Preventive Ahmad Rauf transfers 10 officers

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Collector Ahmad Rauf issued order for transfer and posting of following 10 officers with immediate effect and until further orders: Details are as under: Superintendent Zafarullah Khan Niazi is transferred from ASO and posted to superintendent in-charge gates. Superintendent Shahid Naseem Joiya is transferred from Investigation and Prosecution (I&P) and posted to I&P ASO. Inspector ... Read More »

Court approves Nawaz, Maryam exemption from appearance in CSM case

LAHORE: An accountability court in Lahore on Friday granted PML-N Vice-president Maryam Nawaz and ailing former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, exemption from appearing before the court in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case,. On 22 November 2019, the court resumed hearing the case today during which separate applications were submitted on behalf of Nawaz and Maryam, requesting it to exempt them from ... Read More »

Customs Preventive transfers 17 employees with immediate effect

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive issued order for transfer and posting of following 17 employees with immediate effect and until further orders:- Read More »

Member Customs directed to ensure adequate training for officers

LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Syed ShabbarZaidi directed Member Customs Operations Dr. Jawwad Awais Agha to ensure adequate training sessions for customs officers. He said that the Global Travelers Assessment System (GTAS) will enable Customs to achieve the “Invisible Customs approach” with least presence at airports while facilitating the genuine passengers. The Chairman has also directed Member Customs ... Read More »

Pakistan Customs enhances integration of agencies in WeBOC

LAHORE: Pakistan Customs has enhanced the integration of various agencies in the Web-Based One Customs (WeBOC) electronic system and ensured coordination of joint physical inspections at the port, Customs Today has learnt. A source told that Lahore Customs increased transparency of the land administration system by publishing its fee schedule online, they said adding that earlier Pakistan continues to perform ... Read More »

Customs Appraisement detects tax evasion by M/s Importro Clearing Agents Skills Int’l

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement Mughalpura Dryport foiled a bid of mis-declaration by M/s Importro Clearing Agents Skills International. Sources told Customs Today that customs authorities detected an attempt to evade over Rs 5 million duty and taxes by the agency. The customs sources said that the agency imported two containers of motor fans and aluminium wires. The dry port ... Read More »

Singapore based Grab to start operations in Pakistan

LAHORE: Singapore based ride-hailing giant Grab has announced to offer its services in 13 countries in the Middle East including Pakistan, and in Japan, from the first quarter of next year. According to a company statement, rides in Pakistan and the Middle East would be facilitated through the Careem app, while bookings in Japan would be fulfilled by JapanTaxi. In ... Read More »

NAB arrests senior bureaucrat Waseem Ajmal in LWMC embezzlement case

LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday has arrested senior bureaucrat Waseem Ajmal for embezzlement in the Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC). According to details, the anti-corruption watchdog carried out a raid and detained the bureaucrat. Earlier, Lahore High Court (LHC) had granted interim bail to Waseem Ajmal in connection with Rawalpindi Waste Management Company (RWMC) corruption and Saaf Pani ... Read More »

Deputy Collector Nauman Tashfeen transfers 4 inspectors to Islamabad

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement Mughalpura Dryport Deputy Collector (Headquarters) Muhammad Nauman Tashfeen has issued order for transfer of 4 inspectors with immediate effect. The order read that “in pursuance of FBR notification no: 2885-C-IV/2019 vide C.No. (2)/2018-Mgt.Cus.IV dated 24.10.2019, the following inspectors of Collectorate of Appraisement are hereby relieved from their duties with the direction to report at their ... Read More »

Dry fruit demand goes up amid high rates as winter sets in

LAHORE:With the advent of the winter season, the demand for dry fruits has been increased in the city with a remarkable prices hike as compare to the previous year. Shopkeepers of dry-fruit in various markets of the city raised the prices as there was no proper check and balance to control prices by the district administration. The peanuts were being ... Read More »

3 inspectors of Preventive placed at the disposal of Customs Adjudication

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Additional Collector (HQ) Muhammad Saeed Wattoo issued orders for placement of 3 inspectors. The order read “that following inspectors of Customs Preventive are hereby placed at the disposal of collector of Customs Adjudication, Customs House, Nabha Road, Lahore. They are directed to report for duty at their new place of posting with immediate effect and ... Read More »

Court extends judicial remand of Rana Sanaullah till Nov 30 in narcotics case

LAHORE: A special court for Control of Narcotics Substance (CNS) on Saturday extended the judicial remand of Rana Sanaullah till November 30 in 15kg heroin recovery case against him lodged by the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF). Meanwhile, Sanaullah’s defence counsel pleaded with the court to grant it the complete record of the case against its client. “We have not been granted ... Read More »

Customs Enforcement collects Rs 20955m duty and taxes

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Enforcement has collected over Rs20955 million duty and taxes during the ten months of financial year 2019-20 (July to October). Sources told Customs Today that the customs enforcement collected Rs 20123 million duty and taxes against the purposed target for the period under review from the Allama Iqbal International Airport. Similarly the collectorate collected Rs 691 ... Read More »

NAB recovers Rs500m from Ishaq Dar’s bank accounts

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau claimed that it has recovered Rs500 million from Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz senior leader and former finance minister Ishaq Dar, stated an official press statement on Thursday. According to the NAB press release, under the ongoing investigation against Dar, Rs500 million have been recovered from his accounts and transferred to the provincial government. In Gulberg, Dar’s ... Read More »

Customs Lahore new recruitment underway

LAHORE: New recruitment in Pakistan Customs, as per instructions of the Federal Board of Revenue, is under process. As per policy of the government, a transparent merit based procedure has been adopted for recruitment in different cadres of Pakistan Customs. The Federal Board of Revenue has engaged Open Testing Service (OTS), for initial screening, skills test and written test for ... Read More »

Ramzan Sugar mills case: NAB court extends Hamza’s judicial remand till Nov 28

LAHORE : Accountability court on Tuesday has extended judicial remand of Opposition Leader in Punjab Assembly Hamza Shahbaz till November 28 in Ramzan Sugar Mills case. During the hearing, judge Amjad Nazeer expressed resentment and directed Hamza Shahbaz to stand in the witness box in every hearing and he has not come in the court to hold press conference. Afterwards, ... Read More »

Customs ASO generates Rs24m through auction of goods, vehicles

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive, Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has generated through auction of non-duty paid goods and vehicles on Friday. Sources told Customs Today different non-duty paid goods and vehicles which were impounded during different anti-smuggling operations were presented for auction. These goods includes generators, cloth and other miscellaneous item. Sources told that Rs10 million were generated through auction of ... Read More »

Customs Appraisement collects Rs36850m duty, taxes

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement has collected over Rs36850 million duty and taxes during the ten months of financial year 2019-20 July to October. Sources told Customs Today that the Customs Collectorate of Preventive collected Rs26739 million all duty and taxes against the purposed target for the period under review from the Appraisemnt Lahore. Similarly the Collectorate collected Rs11176.97 million ... Read More »

Business registration increases by 17pc in Lahore

LAHORE: Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB)’s developed Business Registration Portal ( in collaboration with Industries Department has registered 18,513 businesses since its launch in 2018. The portal reveals growing trend of business registrations, according to the statistics; the number of businesses registered in first quarter of 2019-20 were 2,493 as compared to 2,131 in Q1 of 2018-19, showing a massive ... Read More »