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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 »

Peshawar Customs impounds two flying coaches loaded with NDP goods

PESHAWAR: The Collector Customs Preventive Asif Saeed Khan Lughmani directed to curb smuggling of non-duty paid goods from district Khyber to other parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Collector said this after increase in seizures from Khyber to other districts of the province. The Collector said that local passenger carriages are used to smuggle non duty paid goods. The Customs Preventive ... Read More »

Pak, China trade at Khunjrab Pass posts 46.8pc growth

PESHAWAR: Trade volume at Khunjerab Pass a major border port between China and Pakistan, witnessed a growth of 46.8 percent this year. As per Xinhua, the cargo import and export reached 66,600 tonnes in the first 11 months at Khunjerab Pass in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, an increase of 46.8pc from the same period last year. Trade volume ... Read More »

Hyderabad I&I posts 167pc growth during December: Director Sadiqullah Khan

HYDERABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence & Investigation has performed exceptionally well during the month of November with 167 percent growth as compared with the corresponding month of last year. The Directorate registered 13 cases worth Rs 40.602 million in the month of December 2019. Overall 105 seizures worth Rs 208.052 million have been made up till 2nd quarter of the ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs impounds two trucks loaded with smuggled goods

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Collector Asif Saeed Khan Lughmani lauded customs squad for seizure of foreign origin goods. Sources told Customs Today that Customs Preventive team has seized two Hino trucks EA-2532 and E-3772 loaded with more than 300 thans of foreign origin cloth, hundreds cartons of foreign origin cigarettes, toothpastes, fireworks, drugs including hashish and opium. According to ... Read More »

DG I&I Zahid Khokar visits Faisalabad to review performance

FAISALABAD: Director General of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Zahid Khokar visited Faisalabad and reviewed the progress of the department. Director Customs Intelligence Muhammad Adnan Akram, Additional Director Zahra Haider and Deputy Director Rana Irfan Shoukat received the DG on his arrival. Director Adnan Akram briefed the director general about the ongoing activities and performance of the officers against the offenders ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs foils bid to smuggle 150 tons of flour to Afghanistan

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement foiled an attempt to smuggle 150 tons flour to Afghanistan on Wednesday. Sources told Customs Today Collector Appraisement Ihsan Ali Shah received credible information regarding smuggling of wheat flour to Afghanistan via Jalal Abad. Following the information the customs anti-smuggling wing activated to thwart the attempt of smuggling. When, they flag down loaded trailer and ... Read More »

Balochistan govt to establish ‘Fish Processing Plant’ at Gwadar

QUETTA: The Balochistan government has decided to introduce new technologies in its fisheries sector to boost its business in the province. According to media, the provincial government was striving hard to provide basic facilities including education and health to uplift their living standard. Many projects like, ‘Fish Processing Plant’ at Gwadar, ‘Fisherman Cooperative Housing Society’, ‘Sea Ambulances’, ‘Installation of monitoring ... Read More »

Multan Customs Preventive transfers 41 employees

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive has issued orders for transfer/posting of 41 employees including inspectors, steno-typist, head-clerk, upper division clerk, lower division clerk, hawaldars, sepoys, drivers and dispatchers to different locations. According to details, Deputy Collector Maqbool Ahmad Baloch undertake reshuffling in the Collectorate after comprehensive discussion with Additional Collector Syed Ali Abbas Gardezi and Collector Muhammad Saleem to get ... Read More »

Multan Preventive recovers smuggled cloth worth Rs68.5m from Rajanpur

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) detained a container loaded with foreign origin cloth worth Rs.68.5 million. According to details, Deputy Collector Maqbool Ahmad Balouch received credible information from his source that a container loaded with imported cloths will transport huge quantity of ladies and gents cloths through Dera Ghazi Khan Region. Deputy Collector Headquarter constituted special squad ... Read More »

Faisalabad ASO seizes smuggled tyres worth Rs58.7m

FAISALABAD: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) foiled an attempt to smuggle foreign origin non customs paid HTV tyres during a successful raid in the area of Bilal Ganj Motor Market Sargodha Road. Sources told Customs Today, that Collector Muhammad Saleem directed Anti-Smuggling Organization to step up crackdown against smuggled goods in South Punjab. Customs ASO enhanced the monitoring and ... Read More »

Hyderabad Customs seizes huge quantity of smuggled goods & vehicles: Collector Khalid Jamali

HYDERABAD: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) and Sukkur division seized smuggled NDP vehicles and goods during three weeks of December. Collector Khalid Hussain Jamali while talking with Customs Today said that he directed his staff to curb the smuggling attempts in the region and adopt comprehensive strategy in this regard. The ASO team under the supervision of customs authorities ... Read More »

Multan Preventive releases truck & chocolates after receiving penalty of Rs.1.460m

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive released truck and seized chocolate /candies after the collection of Rs1.460 million duty taxes along with redemption fine. According to details, Customs Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization Mianwali squad has recovered huge quantity of foreign origin chocolates and candies from jurisdiction. Chocolates were loaded on the truck bearing registration number TKU-44 and Anti-Smuggling Organization recovered almost 2492 ... Read More »

All rebate cases will be settled by next month: Dr. Farid Iqbal Qureshi

MULTAN: Chief Collector Customs Appraisement Dr. Farid Iqbal Qureshi has announced that we will form trade facilitation committee with the approval of Federal Board of Revenue with traders for resolving genuine issues of importers and exporters. He assured that all rebate cases would definitely disposed of next month to meet an outstanding demand of the importers and said that the ... Read More »

Faisalabad I&I seals godown of M/s Dawood Mills

FAISALABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (i&i) has seized non duty paid foreign origin smuggled dadies Shafoon cloth during an action at delivery Godown of M/s Dawood Mills. Intelligence team has sealed the godown due to the storage of illegally imported cloth. Sources told Customs Today that in pursuance of authentic information,Additional Director Zahra Haider constituted a special team ... Read More »

Customs Adjudication taking steps to deliver speedy justice to traders: Deputy Collector Abdul Mueed Kanjoo

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Adjudication is committed to ensure speedy justice to traders and facilitate them while sticking to the rule of law and justice. Customs Adjudication is disposing seizure cases on merit through fair trial of presented evidences. Customs Adjudication Multan Camp Office has shown exceptional performance by disposing record number of seizure cases after completion of their legal ... Read More »

Assistant Collector Appraisement distributes workload among 16 employees

MULTAN: Customs Collectorate of Appraisement Faisalabad Assistant Collector Beenish Rasheed distributed workload among the employees of Dry Port with immediate effect. The Collectorate of Customs Appraisement has distributed workload among 16 employees including appraiser, inspectors, upper division clerk, lower division clerk and sepoys in order to get better results. Assistant Collector Multan Dry Port Beenish Rasheed has assigned responsibilities of ... Read More »

Multan Customs generates Rs.22.943m through auction of vehicles & goods

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive generated Rs.22.9430 million through the public auction of confiscated goods and vehicles lying at the State ware House. According to details, Multan Customs Collectorate held auction for the disposal of confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods and it had done publicity about auction to attract bidders. The auction of confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods were carried ... Read More »

More time required to reduce interest rate: SBP Governor Reza Baqir

FAISALABAD: The governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Dr Reza Baqir, has hinted that more time will be required for making a reduction in the interest rate of the country, ARY News reported on Thursday. Reza Baqir, while addressing an event of the central bank in Faisalabad, however, said that improvements are being witnessed in the stock market ... Read More »