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Multan Customs seizes Cashew Kernels of worth Rs1.2m

MULTAN: Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization seized huge quantity of foreign origin of Cashew Kernels from Faisalabad region. Multan Customs Collectorate Preventive received credible information from the source that huge quantity of Cashew Kernels will be transported through Jhang region to Faisalabad. Assistant Collector Jalal Haider Zaidi formed special team comprising of Inspector Abdul Rehman Butt and others to foil any bid ... Read More »

FBR warns insurance firms against non-compliance of Afghan transit trade conditions

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Syed Shabbar Zaidi on Monday warned insurance companies against circumventing the requirements and fee condition with respect to guarantees on Afghan transit goods. “FBR has observed that some insurance companies are not properly complying with the requirements and fee condition with respect to guarantees on Afghan Transit Goods,” he tweeted. “Such entities are ... Read More »

PALSP appreciates measures taken by FBR, Customs Collectorate at Quetta

QUETTA: Pakistan Association of Large Steel Producers (PALSP) welcomes the effective measures taken by the Pakistan Customs Authorities at Taftan border to curb the menace of smuggling of Steel from Iran to Pakistan. Chairman FBR and the Quetta Customs Collectorate has taken these measures on the orders of the Prime Minister Imran Khan who has issued strict directives for curbing ... Read More »

DG Valuation revises customs values of thermal paper/fax machine paper in rolls

MULTAN: Directorate-General of Customs Valuation has revised customs value of thermal paper/fax machine paper in roll under Section 25-A of the Customs Act 1969, vide Valuation Ruling No.1388/2019. It was brought to notice of Directorate General of Customs Valuation by Pakistan Association of Printing and Graphic Art Industry Karachi that customs values of thermal paper/fax machine paper in roll is ... Read More »

Customs Preventive Peshawar seizes smuggled goods worth Rs 79.4m: Collector Asif Saeed

PESHAWAR: The Customs Collectorate (MCC) Preventive Peshawar has seized Non Duty Paid (NDP) goods worth Rs 79.4 million in first week of October. Collector customs Preventive Peshawar Asif Saeed Khan Lughmani at Customs House Peshawar informed Customs Today that in a daring operation Customs mobile squads seized NDP truck loaded with smuggled goods worth millions of rupees. The Customs Preventive ... Read More »

Faisalabad I&I releases detained consignment after payment of differential duty

FAISALABAD: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation Faisalabad Range Office has released detained consignment worth Rs 59.97 million after receiving an evaded amount of duties and taxes. The said consignments were intercepted during the month of September 2019. According to details, Customs Intelligence and Investigation Faisalabad intercepted a foreign origin miscellaneous items loaded on container. Customs intelligence Faisalabad team was deployed ... Read More »

FBR transfers 14 employees from Faisalabad to Multan

MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) transferred 14 employees from Appraisement Faisalabad to Preventive Multan including Inspectors and sepoys. The Federal Board of Revenue has undertaken transfer and posting of five inspectors and 9 sepoys from Appraisement Faisalabad to Preventive Multan. The Customs Collectorate Multan was facing shortage of staff after formation of Preventive Collectorate. The recent transfer has ... Read More »

FBR detects 25 benami properties in Multan

MULTAN: As many as 25 undeclared (benami) properties worth Rs6 billion, were unearthed in Multan, according to media. In this regard, the first list of benami properties has been forwarded to the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). The revenue record of the benami properties is also attached to the list. The sources further said the investigation is underway regarding more ... Read More »

Faisalabad I&I foils bids to smuggle goods worth Rs142.202m

FAISALABAD: The Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Faisalabad foiled miscellaneous smuggling attempts in region worth Rs 142.202 million, involving duty and taxes of Rs 71.77 millions during month of September. During initial days of September, Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Muhammad Adnan Akram received credible information that some smugglers are trying to smuggle miscellaneous goods into different cities of ... Read More »

Afghanistan refuses to make functional Torkham border for 24/7

PESHAWAR: Afghan government refused to keep open the Pak-Afghan sharing border, Torkham round the clock. The Afghan officials on pretext of lack of facilities, declined to stay functional the border for 24 hours, Pak official told. According to the fresh schedule, Afghan border security officials permit trailers from 09 am to 07 pm. to cross the border. On Tuesday evening ... Read More »

Multan Preventive foils smuggling attempt of NDP cigarettes under garb of Afghan Transit Trade

MULTAN: The Customs Collectorate of Preventive has foiled a smuggling attempt by seizing non-duty paid foreign origin cigarettes under the garb of Afghan Transit Trade from Dera Ghazi Khan. Sources told Customs Today that Deputy Collector Maqbool Ahmad Balouch received credible information that huge quantity of foreign origin smuggled goods would be transported through Quetta to Lahore on container truck via Dera ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs generates Rs1940.88m through duty & taxes

PESHAWAR: Customs Collectorate collected Rs1940.88 million against target of Rs1778.2 million with difference of 162.68 percent while the difference in percentage was minus 7.56 percent. In head of custom duty the Collectorate collected Rs728.08 against Rs831.60 with difference of minus Rs103.52 million while the difference in percentage was minus 12.45 percent.  In head of sale tax the house collected Rs620.98 ... Read More »

Multan Appraisement foils bid to smuggle mobiles & laptop from airport

MULTAN: The Customs Collectorate of Appraisement has failed an attempt to smuggle imported branded cell phones and laptops of worth millions from Multan International Airport. According to details, Customs authorities received information that smuggling attempt can be made through Multan International Airport and in pursuance of information and directions conveyed by the Appraisement Collector Saima Shehzad. Assistant Collector Ahmad Zaheer ... Read More »

Quetta Appraisement surpasses revenue collection target of 1Q

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement collected Rs6716 million under the head of different duties and taxes during first quarter of current fiscal year. Sources told Customs Today that the Collectorate collected 3 percent more revenue than the assigned target for first quarter. It is necessary to mention here that the Collectorate of Appraisement collected Rs2431 million under the head of ... Read More »

About 25 trucks loaded with wheat flour would go to Afghanistan via Torkham daily

TORKHAM: Pakistan resumed partial export of wheat flour related items to Afghanistan via Torkham border after about two months. Custom staff also acknowledged resumption of wheat-related items export to Afghanistan and said that at least 15 to 25 trucks loaded with wheat flour and other related items would go to Afghanistan via Torkham on daily basis prior to the imposition ... Read More »

Multan Preventive seizes NDP vehicles & goods worth Rs168m

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive has seized non-duty paid vehicles and miscellaneous goods worth Rs168 million during anti-smuggling actions in September. Collector Muhammad Saleem has taken plenty of pragmatic and remarkable steps towards the improvement of Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) after joining his responsibilities in the Collectorate. Special emphasis was given on the revamping of Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) to curb menace ... Read More »

Multan I&I Director Dr. Adnan Akram visits Sadiqabad region to check anti-smuggling measures

MULTAN: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Director Dr. Muhammad Adnan Akram visited Sadiqabad region to check anti-smuggling measures adopted by field intelligence staff. Sources told Customs Today that Director Adnan Akram has paid first visit to Sadiqabad region after assuming look-after charge of Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Multan. The main purpose of surprise visit was to check ... Read More »

Peshawar Preventive to hold auction of NDP vehicles tomorrow

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs has announced auction of confiscated vehicles on October 08, 2019 at warehouses located at Peshawar/F.C/ airport/ Nowshera/ Mardan/ Dry Port and Abbottabad. The following vehicles will be presented for the auction: State Warehouse Peshawar Mercedes Benz (Bullet Proof) Model 1982, Chassis No. WDB-12603312037551 Mercedez Benz Truck Model 1995, Chassis No. WDB6770381K175873 Mitsubishi Pajero Jeep Model 2006, ... Read More »

Quetta Customs impounds 15545 banned animal hormone injections worth Rs34m

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs team deputed at Quetta International Airport foiled a bid to smuggle 15545 numbers of banned animal hormone injections worth millions which were being smuggled from Dubai to Quetta. According to the details, Collector Customs Preventive Dr. Iftikhar Ahmed received credible information that huge quantity of animal hormone injections will be smuggled through Quetta International Airport. He ... Read More »

Multan Customs foils bid to smuggle non-duty paid cloth worth Rs40m

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive thwarted the smuggling attempt in Sadiqabad by seizing a container of foreign cloth worth Rs40 million. Collector Customs Mohammad Saleem received a tip-off that huge quantity of smuggled cloths will be transported from Jurisdiction and formed special team of Anti-Smuggling staff to prevent any attempt of smuggling from territory. It was learned that Collector Multan ... Read More »