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NAB forwards list to 39 proclaimed offenders to airports across country

MULTAN: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Multan has forwarded a list of 39 proclaimed offenders to immigration officials at airports across the country. According to media, it has been requested to the concerned authorities to immediately arrest the suspects upon their arrival or departure at any airport, however, no one has been detained as yet. The list includes names and ... Read More »

Anti-smuggling management software to help curb movement of smuggled goods: Director Rashid Habib

PESHAWAR: Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Rashid Habib has said that a software known as “Anti Smuggling Management Software” should be implemented as soon as possible for getting complete profiling of repeated offenders, trends of smuggling and routs of smuggling as this data would assist Customs department in litigation and to curb and understand smuggling trends. Talking with Customs ... Read More »

Gilgit-Baltistan Customs surpasses assigned revenue collection target: ADC Shahid Jan

GILGIT BALTISTAN: Collectorate of Customs Gilgit-Baltistan Additional Collector Shahid Jan said that trade activity at Gilgit Baltistan could only be converted into round-the-year operations if roads are not blocked due to ice. Talking with Customs Today, he said that current season will end on 30th November 2019 when border would be closed, adding that it’s a gigantic task to continue work ... Read More »

Multan Adjudication adjourns hearing of 15 seizure cases worth Rs144.2m

MULTAN: Collector Customs Adjudication adjourned hearing of 15 seizure cases of worth Rs144.2 million. According to details, Collector Adjudication Dr. Akhtar Hussain carried out first hearing of 15 seizure cases of Customs Collectorate Multan Preventive and Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation after assuming his responsibilities. Collector Adjudication carried hearing of seizure cases framed by Anti-Smuggling Organization and Customs Intelligence ... Read More »

Peshawar I&I impounds huge quantity of pomegranate & hashish

PESHAWAR: Customs Intelligence and Investigation impounded 14110 kilograms pomegranate and 4800 gram hashish. Deputy Director I&I Najib Arjumand told Customs Today that a truck loaded with pomegranate was intercepted after receiving credible information at Kharkhano check post which arrived from Torkham border. The customs squad detected that GD shown by the truck driver is fake upon which he was arrested ... Read More »

Multan I&I impounds NDP vehicles & goods worth Rs227m

MULTAN: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) has impounded vehicles and miscellaneous goods worth Rs227 million during first 25 days of November for on-going fiscal year 2019-20. Customs Intelligence and Investigation Multan Office has 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 ... Read More »

Multan Preventive generates Rs3.97m through auction of vehicles

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive generated Rs3.97 million from the second auction of confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods. According to details, Customs Preventive  conducted second auction for the month of November and the Collectorate has offered 10 different non-customs paid vehicles including Mercedes Benz, Suzuki Alto, Toyota Passo , Toyota Hilux Surf, Honda Fit ,Honda Civic Daihatsu Coure ,Honda Fit ... Read More »

Govt approves Rs40b for Balochistan uplift projects

QUETTA: The Balochistan Planning and Development Department has approved around Rs40 billion for new and ongoing development projects for the second quarter of the current financial year. Official sources said that a meeting presided by Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan Alyani was briefed on the development projects by Additional Chief Secretary Planning and Development Abdul Rehman Buzdar. The chief minister ... Read More »

Exports of ready-made garments enhance 12pc to reach $906m

KARACHI: Export of ready-made garments during the first four months of current fiscal year grew by 12 percent as compared to the exports of the corresponding period of last year. According to data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, during the period from July-October 2019, about 19.54 million dozens of ready made garments worth $906.663 million exported as compared to the ... Read More »

NAB files supplementary reference against Zardari, Faryal in fake accounts case

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday filed a supplementary reference in the fake accounts case against former president Asif Ali Zardari and MPA Faryal Talpur. In its reference, the anti-corruption watchdog alleged that the funds of a private bank were wrongly used and land was purchased under the name of a benamidar (ostensible owner). The bureau said that ... Read More »

Multan Adjudication directs M/s Zainab Duty Free (Pvt) Ltd to deposit Rs6.2mn in six installments

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Adjudication Collector has directed M/s Zainab Duty Free (Pvt) Ltd Multan International Airport to deposit duty and taxes of Rs6.2 million in six installments and imposed penalty of Rs10,000/-. According to details, Assistant Collector Customs Bonds has formed contravention report against M/s Zainab Duty Free (Pvt) Ltd. Multan International Airport that accused was granted private customs ... Read More »

Accountability Court extends Khursheed Shah’s judicial remand by 15 days

SUKKUR: PPP leader Khursheed Ahmed Shah was taken to jail on Friday for another 15-days after an accountability court in Sukkur extended his judicial remand. He will be produced before the court on December 7. Shah is being probed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for allegedly amassing assets beyond known means. During today’s hearing, NAB counsel urged the court ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs foils bid to steal consignment destined for Torkham border

PESHAWAR: TPL Trakker in-coordination with Directorate of Transit Trade (DTT) and Customs Preventive has foiled an attempt to steal a consignment destined for Torkham border. Sources told that TPL has been working with Pakistan Customs for the past 5 years and has recovered numerous consignments to help customs prevent smuggling and pilferage. Sources further told that an alert was received ... Read More »

Multan Customs recovers huge quantity of almonds & skimmed milk powder

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization recovered huge quantity of foreign origin almonds and skimmed milk powder worth Rs1.58m from goods company office. According to details, Multan Customs Collectorate Preventive received credible information from the source that huge quantity of almond and skimmed powder will be transported through Dera Ghazi Khan Region. Deputy Collector Maqbool Ahmad Baloch formed special team ... Read More »

Preventive Peshawar generates Rs595m through seizures: Collector Asif Saeed Khan

PESHAWAR: Collector of Customs Preventive Asif Saeed Khan said that smuggled goods and vehicles worth Rs 595 million were seized in the month of November 2019. Collector Asif Saeed Khan told Customs Today on Thursday that most of the seizures were carried out by intelligence based operations in October and November 2019. All the anti-smuggling units performed very well and ... Read More »

Customs Adjudication declares seizure of Toyota Land Cruiser as legal

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Adjudication Collector Adnan Akram has issued Order-in-Original by declaring seizure of Toyota Land Cruiser (V-8) car as legal. According to details, Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation has taken custody of impounded Toyota Land Cruiser V-8 jeep bearing registration number EG-008/Islamabad model 2007 from Border Military Police (BMP)  Rakhi Gaaj ,Ddstrict Dera Ghazi Khan under section ... Read More »

Multan I&P lodges FIR against suspect involved in smuggling of cloth

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Investigation and Prosecution (I&P) branch has lodged FIR against suspect involved in smuggling of foreign origin cloth recovered by Anti-Smuggling Organization in their action. According to details, Anti-Smuggling Organization staff intercepted suspected container bearing registration number JT-9138/ on the credible information received by Additional Collector Syed Ali Abbas Gardezi. The impounded container was intercepted near ... Read More »

Multan Preventive seizes non-duty paid vehicles & goods worth Rs125.242m

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization has seized non-duty-paid vehicles and miscellaneous goods of worth approximately Rs125.242 million in the first 15 days of November. According to details, Multan Customs Anti-smuggling Organization has carried out anti-smuggling operations on the basis of credible information in the Jurisdiction during first 15 days of November in current fiscal year 2019-20. The Anti-Smuggling ... Read More »

PM directs to streamline Pak-Afghan Transit Trade

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday chaired a meeting to review issues related to Pak-Afghan Transit Trade and the way forward towards streamlining the trade mechanism to ensure optimum and mutually beneficial utilisation of the arrangement. The meeting was attended by IT Minister Khalid Maqbool Siddique, Maritime Affairs Minister Syed Ali Haider Zaidi, Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, Adviser ... Read More »

Punjab govt invite bids for development of Allama Iqbal Industrial City

FAISALABAD: Punjab government on Wednesday invited bids for development of Allama Iqbal Industrial City after formally launching Priority Special Economic Zones under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to accelerate economic activities besides generating employment opportunities. This was stated by Mian Kashif Ashfaq, chairman Faisalabad Industrial Estate Development and Management Company (FIEDMC). He said that Allama Iqbal Industrial City has been ... Read More »