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Peshawar Customs impounds smuggled cloth near Karkhano Market worth Rs60m

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs Collectorate Preventive team recovered huge quantity of non-duty paid cloth near Karkhano Market. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Customs Preventive Asif Saeed Khan received information about the presence of huge quantity of non-duty paid goods upon which deputy collector anti-smuggling unit was made in charge to take action against the smugglers on non-duty paid cloth. ... Read More »

Multan Customs redistributes tasks among assistant, deputy collectors

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs redistributed tasks among assistant collectors and deputy collectors of the region. Multan Customs Collector Ambreen Ahmad Tarar has assigned different tasks to newly-posted Assistant Collectors Syed Jalal Haider Zaidi and Muhammad Fahad Jamil along with other officials in order to streamline Collectorate’s workload. Deputy Collector Saqib-ur-Rehman has been assigned the responsibilities of Recovery Cell, DTRE, DRAA, ... Read More »

Multan RTO issues final tax notice to BZU for recovery of Rs3.6m

MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Regional Tax Office (RTO) has issued final tax notice to Bahaudddin Zikariya University (BZU) for the recovery of Rs.3.6 million outstanding taxes. Sources told Customs Today that the Regional Tax Office has issued income tax notice to Bahaudddin Zikariya University for non-payment of their income taxes generated from auctions of different canteens located ... Read More »

Chief Collector North Asif Mehmood Jah directs to facilitate importers at Pak-Afghan Transit & Trade route

PESHAWAR: Chief Collector Customs North Region Dr Asif Mehmood Jah visited Customs Collectorate with a delegation and directed to facilitate importers at Pak-Afghan Transit & Trade route. Sources in Customs House informed Customs Today that after assuming the charge of chief collector North, it was Asif Jah’s first visit to Customs House. Flanked by Collector Customs Preventive Asif Saeed Khan ... Read More »

AFU foils bid to smuggle crystal meth worth Rs96m from Peshawar airport

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs Preventive, Air Freight Unit (AFU) posted at Bacha Khan International Airport foiled an attempt of smuggling 950 gram ice to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday. The sources informed Customs Today that during checking of accompanied baggage of passengers departing for Saudi Arabia flight no G9825(32A). An individual, identified as Jamshed from Swabi, was caught trying to smuggle ... Read More »

Quetta Customs recovers Indian betel nuts worth Rs21m

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs, Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) seized huge quantity of Indian origin betel nuts worth Rs21 million. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Preventive Raza Baloch received credible information about the smuggling of Indian origin non-duty paid betel nuts. He immediately constituted a team to thwart this attempt. The ASO team established check post Dera Murad Jamali. The ASO ... Read More »

Additional Collector Asma Hameed summons owner of NDP goods on March 27

FAISALABAD: Customs Adjudication Additional Collector Asma Hameed issued a show cause notice to a suspect involved in foreign origin black tea, Pan Parag gutka, led pencil worth Rs1,875,000. The case was forwarded by ASO Mianwali ASO. Sources told Customs Today that Mianwali ASO intercepted a passenger bus loaded with 250 kilograms of black tea, Pan Prag gutha 150 kilograms and ... Read More »

Brazil keen to enhance bilateral trade ties

QUETTA: Keeping in view that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project will open trade doors for Pakistan with other countries, Brazilian Ambassador to Pakistan Claudio Lins has expressed his country’s desire to enhance trade ties. During his visit to the Quetta Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI) on Tuesday, the ambassador said, “Brazil has been looking for new trade markets and ... Read More »

Multan bench of LHC issues contempt notice to Collector Ambreen Ahmad Tarar

MULTAN: The Lahore High Court (LHC) Multan bench issued a contempt notice to the Collector Ambreen Ahmad Tarar, Additional Collector Customs Adjudication Talib Hussain and Inspector Rana Altaf for non-compliance of court orders and directed them to submit comments on contempt application. The writ petition no.2435/2019 was filed by M/s Muhammad Iqbal resident of Mohallah Khatkhana Multan Cantt through his ... Read More »

Faisalabad ASO impounds non duty paid Toyota Crown car

FAISALABAD: Collectorate of Customs Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) impounded a non-duty paid Toyota Crown car worth Rs4 million. Sources told Customs Today that in pursuance of information the ASO team intercepted a used Toyota Crown car bearing registration number: AAA-735 Sibbio Model 2007 near Samundri Road near Al Aziz Hotel. The ASO team asked the driver Muhammad Imran to produce ... Read More »

Multan I&I seizes room air coolers worth Rs5m

MULTAN: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Multan seized huge quantity of foreign origin room air coolers smuggled from Sher Shah Toll Plaza. Sources told Customs Today that Deputy Director Khial Muhammad Khan received tip off from their informer that huge quantity of foreign origin room air coolers will be smuggled. Deputy Director constituted special teams comprising Inspector Muhammad Haq ... Read More »

Faisalabad Appraisement collects Rs546.523m

FAISALABAD: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement collected Rs546.523 million during the month of February 2019 against the set target of Rs 1055.04 million. According to the statistics available with Customs Today it collected Rs221.686 million as customs duty against the set target of Rs343 million. The Collectorate collected Rs 306.675 million in shape of sales tax against the set target of ... Read More »

Mianwali ASO seizes smuggled goods worth Rs18.75m

MIANWALI: The Anti Smuggling Organization seized smuggled foreign origin black tea, Pan Prag gutka, led pencil worth Rs18.75 million. Sources told Customs Today that Additional Collector Muhammad Saeed Asad received credible information about the smuggling of goods. He immediately constituted a team comprising Superintendent Ghulam Jaffar, Inspector Tanveerul Haq, driver Riasat Hussain and Sepoy Saifullah, Ghulam Mohyuddin, Muhammad Yousaf Sher. ... Read More »

Multan Adjudication finalizes 41 cases involving Rs103.321 million

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Adjudication finalized 41 seizure cases involving Rs103.321 million during the month of February 2019. According to sources of Customs Today, Customs Adjudication Multan Camp Office disposed 41 cases formed by Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) and Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation during their actions. Customs Adjudication has issued Order-in-Original (ONO) in 41 seizure cases after completion of ... Read More »

Faisalabad Customs collects Rs7021.800m in eight months of FY2018-19

FAISALABAD: Collectorate of Customs collected Rs7021.800 million against assigned target of Rs10953.66 million during the first eight months of the current fiscal year. Sources told Customs Today that the Collectorate collected Rs2794.339 million under the head of customs duty against the set target of Rs3174.65 million and achieved its target by 88 percent only. Under the head of sales tax ... Read More »

Hyderabad ASO seizes smuggled goods worth Rs60m

HYDERABAD: Collectorate of Customs Preventive ASO Hyderabad and Sukkur division seized smuggled goods including HSD, betel nuts, cloth, Indian gutka, rice, fire crackers, mobil oil and other items worth Rs 60 million during first week of March 2019. Collector Khalid Hussain Jamali while talking with Customs Today said that he directed his staff to curb the smuggling attempts in the ... Read More »

FBR seeks complete ACR of customs inspectors for promotions

MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue has directed customs inspectors to submit complete annual confidential report (ACR) to the Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) for promotion. Sources told Customs Today that the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued instructions that all Customs Inspectors should finalize their missing annual confidential report for promotion cases within given timeline. Several Customs Inspectors from ... Read More »

Faisalabad ASO impounds non-duty-paid Toyota Land Cruiser

FAISALABAD: The Customs Anti Smuggling Organization impounded foreign origin Toyota Land Cruiser worth Rs2.5 million. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Mirza Mubashir Baig received information about some non-duty paid vehicles. During the checking of vehicles, the ASO team intercepted a Toyota Land Cruiser model 2013 in black colour. Sources said the above vehicle has been detained by the police ... Read More »

Chief Collector Zulfiqar appreciates Customs Gwadar, Quetta for surpassing revenue collection target

QUETTA: Chief Collector Dr. Zulfiqar Ali Chaudhry said that Customs Collectorates of Quetta and Gwadar have surpassed assigned revenue collection target for July 2018 to February 2019 with extra amount of Rs2288 million. Talking with Customs Today during an exclusive interview, the chief collector said that both of the Collectorates working under his supervision showed an increase of 10 percent ... Read More »

Peshawar I&I foils bid to smuggle heroin worth Rs165.5m

PESHAWAR: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) team foiled an attempt to smuggle 15.500 kilograms of heroin worth Rs165.5 million. Sources told Customs Today that Director Rashid Habib Khan received creditable information that a huge quantity of narcotics would be smuggled from tribal area in a Toyota Corolla car. He said that pursuing the said information, the staff of ... Read More »