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Faisalabad I&I earns Rs14.35m through auction of vehicles & goods

FAISALABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation auction committee conducted auction of non-duty paid vehicles and other smuggled goods after the permission of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and generated revenue of Rs 14.35 million through auction process. Deputy Director Irfan Shoukat told Customs Today that during different anti-smuggling operations the Customs I&I seized items from GT Road, Sarai Muhajir ... Read More »

Multan Customs transfers inspectors, sepoys

MULTAN: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation has issued transfer orders for the five employees including inspectors, stenographer and sepoy in notification. According to details, Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Muhammad Adnan Akram undertake reshuffling in the Directorate after evaluating performance of staff to get encouraging result in their assigned tasks. Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation has transferred Inspector ... Read More »

Multan I&I generates Rs2.8m through auction of foreign origin apples

MULTAN: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation I(I&I) sold out four consignments of foreign Origin fresh apples in Rs2.8 million during auction. According to details, an open bid was held by Customs Intelligence and Investigation to auction of seized fresh apples at Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Office Multan. Huge number of fruit brokers participated in the auction of ... Read More »

Multan Adjudication decides 51 seizure cases worth Rs46.550m

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Adjudication Multan Camp Office has decided 51 seizure cases of involving Rs46.550 million after completion of trial during month of December 2019-20. According to the details, Customs Adjudication Multan has conducted hearing of different seizure cases for trial during December 2019-20. Customs Adjudication collector, additional Collector and deputy collector conducted trial of these seizure cases according ... Read More »

Hyderabad I&I seizes smuggled goods worth Rs300m during 1H of FY2019-2020

HYDERABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence & Investigation was tasked to focus and to intensify efforts to abort any such attempt of narcotics, smuggling within the jurisdiction. On direction of Director Customs I&I Sadiqullah Khan Special Investigation Unit cultivated a network of informers specialized in this area and acting upon their advice mounted surveillance on strategic locations in and around Hyderabad ... Read More »

Quetta Preventive recovers non-duty paid goods worth Rs100m

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs team impounded huge quantity of smuggled goods worth Rs100 million at Kuchlak during a joint operation with FC. According to sources Collector Customs Preventive Iftikhar Ahmed received credible information that a huge quantity of smuggled goods are dumped in Khuchlak area and are being transported to Quetta and onwards into country. A team was constituted by ... 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 »

Azakheil Dry Port will play vital role to facilitate traders: Jawwad Agha

PESHAWAR: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Member Customs Operations Dr. Jawwad Awais Agha visited newly established Azakheil Perpai Dry Port and Customs House The Collector Preventive Asif Saeed Khan Lughmani and Collector Appraisement Ihsan Ali Shah were also present on occasion. They briefed the member customs operations about functioning activity of customs clearance at new dry port. Development work at ... 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 »

LPG terminal inaugurated in Gwadar

QUETTA: Gwadar’s first LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) Terminal was inaugurated marking the beginning of a new era of economic development in Balochistan. The terminal was inaugurated by Chinese Counsel General in Karachi Li Bijian. It started the operations with the arrival of Sahar Port, carrying 3,900 metric tons of LPG from Mascat. “Today a new era of economic development has ... Read More »

Faisalabad Adjudication decides 21 cases of Rs47.014m

FAISALABAD: Collectorate of Customs Adjudication settled 21 seizure cases after adjudicating involving Rs 47.014 million during the month of December 2019. Sources told Customs Today that Customs Adjudication Deputy Collector Abdul Mueed Kanju decided as many as 12 seizure cases forwarded by Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) and Customs Intelligence and Investigation in their various anti-smuggling activities. These cases were related ... Read More »

Quetta Appraisement shows outstanding performance in revenue collection

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement collected Rs14.95 billion under the head of duty and taxes during the first half of current fiscal year ended December 31, 2019. According to the details, the Collectorate collected revenue of Rs14.95 billion during the period fromJuly to December, 2019, which is 13 percent higher than the assigned target of Rs13.22 billion. When compared to ... 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 »

Pakistan, Iran to strengthen trade ties

QUETTA: Pakistan and Iran will help each other in dealing with the difficulties they face, and take steps for promotion of trade and economic activities between the two countries. This was agreed during the 23rd meeting of the Pak-Iran Joint Border Commission which concluded here on Friday after three days of deliberations. The meeting took various decisions for preventing illegal ... Read More »

Customs Appraisement issues another attachment warrant of M/s Gulistan Textile Mills Ltd

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement Faisalabad has issued another attachment warrant of against M/s Gulistan Textile Mills Limited for the recovery of Rs 6.319 million in various import consignments. According to the details, Collectorate of Customs Appraisement has issued several recovery notices to M/s Gulistan Textile Mills Ltd. located 2nd Floor Finaly House Chundrigarh Road Karachi on account of Order-in-Original ... Read More »

Multan Customs seizes gutka worth Rs1.01m from Sadiqabad

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) seized huge quantity of gutka worth Rs1.01 million in their action from Sadiqabad region. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Muhammad Saleem received credible information from their source that huge quantity of smuggled goods will transport through Sadiqabad route. Collector Multan constituted special team of Anti-Smuggling squad to frustrate any attempt of ... Read More »

FBR notifies establishment of customs dryport at Azakhel

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) issued S.R.O. (I)/2019 for establishment of customs dryport at Azakhel, Pir Piai, district Nowshera Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The SRO read “in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (a) of section 9 and clause (a) of section 10 of the customs act, 1969 (IV of 1969), the Federal Board of Revenue, is pleased to notify ... 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 »

KPRA issues registration suspension notice to telecom company

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority (KPRA) issued suspension of Registration Notice to one of the biggest telecom company of Pakistan for not paying due taxes for the last six months despite collection from their users/customers. This extreme measure came as a last resort after issuing several notices and meetings, to comply under the relevant Law and deposit the due taxes ... Read More »

DI Khan ASU recovers smuggled almonds & red raisin worth Rs2.62m

DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Unit (ASU) Dera Ismail Khan has recovered smuggled foreign origin almonds and red raisin along with offending vehicle worth Rs2.62 million. According to details told by Deputy Collector Mehmood Khattak that in pursuance of information provided by Additional Deputy Collector Muhammad Khayal the ASU made tight vigilance at the road and intercepted the ... Read More »