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Hyderabad Customs generates Rs652.947m: Khalid Hussain Jamali

HYDERABAD: Customs Collectorate (MCC) generated Rs 652.947 million customs duties and taxes during month of August 2019. Sources told Customs Today that the department collected Rs224.473 million of customs duty, Rs393.973 million as sales tax and Rs 34.501 million as withholding tax (WHT) during the above-mentioned period. The MCC Hyderabad collected Rs 652.947 million during the month of August 2019 ... Read More »

Multan Adjudication decides 79 seizure cases worth Rs106.067m

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Adjudication Multan Camp Office decided 79 seizure cases worth Rs106.067 million during August 2019. According to details, Deputy Collector has settled 20 seizure cases of worth Rs8.917 million during the month of August after the completion of proceedings of the cases in Customs Adjudication. As many as 35 fresh seizure cases of worth Rs18.515 million were ... Read More »

Govt to set up 500MW solar power plant in Balochistan

QUETTA: Power Division Minister Umar Ayub Khan has said that a 500-megawatt solar power plant would be set up in Balochistan with the cooperation of Saudi Arabia, adding that 26,000MW electricity would be distributed in the system from next year. Addressing a ceremony in the National Electric Power Regularity Authority on Monday, the minister stated that Pakistan spends an exorbitant ... Read More »

PM visit to Torkham delayed at last minute will now take place on Sept 18

LANDI KOTAL: Prime Minister Imran Khan postponed the visit to Torkham border at the last minute on Friday night. The visit scheduled for today (Saturday) was meant to formally inaugurate the round-the-clock functioning of the Pak-Afghan border crossing. It will now take place on Sept 18. Officials told media that the visit was postponed due to the premier’s hectic schedule ... Read More »

PM Imran to inaugurate Torkham border crossing today

PESHAWAR: Prime Minister Imran Khan will officially inaugurate the round-the-clock opening of the border crossing at Torkham between Pakistan and Afghanistan. The spokesperson of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government, Ajmal Wazir Khan, told media that the PM will inaugurate the Torkham crossing today (Saturday). He said the opening of the Pak-Afghan border will promote bilateral trade and economic activities between the countries. ... Read More »

PM to inaugurate Torkham border crossing tomorrow

PESHAWAR: Prime Minister Imran Khan will officially inaugurate the round-the-clock opening of the border crossing at Torkham between Pakistan and Afghanistan. The spokesperson of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government, Imran Khan inaugurate the Torkham crossing tomorrow (Saturday). He said the opening of the Pak-Afghan border will promote bilateral trade and economic activities between the countries. The border has been opened on trial ... Read More »

Multan Customs seizes huge quantity of almonds, truck

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) seized huge quantity of foreign origin consignment of almond loaded on a truck from Sher Shah Bypass. Sources told Customs Today that collector Preventive received credible information from the source that huge quantity of almond will be transported through Dera Ghazi Khan Region .Deputy Collector Saqib-ur-Rehman Warraich formed special team of Anti-Smuggling Organization ... Read More »

Faisalabad ASO seizes smuggled coconut worth Rs5m

FAISALABAD: The Anti Smuggling Organiation (ASO) team during an ongoing anti-smuggling drive initiated on directions of Member Customs (Operations) Jawwad Awais Agha raided a godown at Jhang road Faisalabad and recovered a huge quantity of foreign origin coconut 440 bags Indian origin worth Rs 5 million, involving customs duty and taxes to the tune of Rs 3.5 million. According to details, ... Read More »

Multan Customs ASO seizes huge quantity of smuggled goods worth Rs133.18m

MULTAN:  Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization seized huge quantity of smuggled miscellaneous goods and vehicles of worth Rs133.18 million during successful crackdown against non-duty paid items in August 2019-20. Collector Multan Customs Ambreen Ahmad Tarar has stepped up crackdown against smuggled goods under the special directions of Chief Collector Centre Region Zeba Hai Azhar to curtail smuggling in the South ... Read More »

Sargodha FIU seizes merchandise items worth Rs5.3m

FAISALABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation detained huge quantity of foreign origin general merchandise goods worth Rs2.9 million near Jhal Chakian. Sources told Customs Today, Deputy Director Rana Irfan Shouqat received information from an informer that huge quantity of foreign origin smuggled and non-customs paid goods will be smuggled through jurisdiction. Deputy Director Rana Irfan Shouqat informed his field ... Read More »

Quetta Customs seizes smuggled goods worth Rs40m 

 QUETTA: The Pakistan Customs seized smuggled goods worth Rs40 million on Wednesday in Balochistan’s Lak Pass. They found 30,000 liters of Iranian petrol and diesel from two tankers. More than 4,000 kilograms betel nuts, 2,000 welding rods, scrap, nuts and bolts, ware glass and motorcycle chains were also found. Collector Preventive Iftikhar Ahmad has said that the goods were being ... Read More »

Multan excise imposes heavy fine on 156 vehicles

MULTAN: As many as 156 vehicles were challaned for installing Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinder during last two months. Secretary Regional Transport Kamran Bukhari while talking to media here on Wednesday said that over Rs367,000 fine were imposed to 156 vehicles out of which Rs325,000 were recovered from 125 vehicles. He said LPG cylinders into any kind of vehicles were ... Read More »

Multan Customs seizes huge quantity of dates worth Rs4.5m

MULTAN: Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization seized huge quantity of foreign origin dates during their action from Dera Ghazi Khan. According to details, Collectorate of Customs Preventive received credible information from their source that huge quantity of foreign origin dates will be transported from jurisdiction. Deputy Collector Saqib-ur-Rehman Warraich constituted special anti-smuggling squad to seized huge quantity of non-duty paid dates. In ... Read More »

Faisalabad I&I seizes smuggled dry coconut worth Rs21m

FAISALABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation confiscated foreign origin dry coconut, 19688 kilograms, worth Rs 21 million during checking at Bhawana city. Sources told Customs Today that on the directions of Deputy Director Rana Irfan Shouqat, Superintendent Muhammad Tahir iqbal constituted a team under the supervision of Intelligence Officer Mansoor Nasir to conduct checking near at Bhawana city. The ... Read More »

Multan Customs generates Rs16.06m through auction of confiscated goods & vehicles

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive generated Rs16.06 million through auction of confiscated goods and vehicles lying at the State Warehouse. According to the details, the Collectorate conducted monthly auction of August of the ongoing fiscal year for confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods. Multan Customs displayed auction banners outside Multan Customs House and Dry Port to attract buyers. The Collectorate conducted ... Read More »

Torkham border remains open round the clock

PESHAWAR: The Pak-Afghan border crossing point at Torkham in Khyber district remained open for trade and business activities around the clock from 4.9.2019 Monday. It is to be mentioned here that six months ago, Prime Minister Imran Khan asked the authorities concerned to adopt all possible measures to keep the Pak-Afghan border open 24/7 not only to facilitate the Afghan ... Read More »

Dr. Sadiqullah’s Hyderabad I&I seizes betel nuts & vehicles worth Rs 61.26m

HYDERABAD: Keeping in line with the directions of Chairman, Federal Board of Revenue Shabbar Zaidi and the Director General I&I (Customs), Zahid Khokhar to curb the menace of smuggling, the Directorate of Intelligence & Investigation (Customs), Hyderabad, under the supervision of Director Dr  Sadiqullah Khan tightened the controls and kept extra vigilance against the organized smuggling of contraband items. In ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs generates revenue of Rs1427.74m during August

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs collected Rs1427.74 million under head of various taxes and customs duty in August 2019 against target of Rs1819.7 million, recording a shortfall of 21.54 percent. Under head of customs duty, the Collectorate collected Rs575.89 million against the target of Rs799.20 million with a difference of minus 32.30 percent while the difference in rupees was recorded Rs224 ... Read More »

Peshawar Preventive earns Rs525m through anti-smuggling activities

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs Preventive seized goods worth Rs 525 million till August 2019 through different enforcement raids. The MCC Preventive Peshawar committed to curb smuggling and loss to national exchequer,  collector Asif Saeed Khan said while talking with Customs Today, and added that customs preventive staff must be lauded for outstanding performance. Goods are seized due to particular circumstances ... Read More »

Multan RTO organizes training session for improving tax collection

MULTAN: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Regional Tax Office (RTO) conducted special training programme for withholding agents for improving the collection of taxes. Regional Tax Office is taking revolutionary steps for the enlargement of tax collection revenue. The purpose of training of withholding agents was aimed at monitoring and improving the collection and deposition of withholding tax is being conducted ... Read More »