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Faisalabad Appraisement issues attachment notice to M/s. Gulistan Textile Mills Ltd

FAISALABAD: Collectorate of Appraisement Faisalabad recovery branch has issued attachment notice to M/s. Gulistan Textile Mills Ltd. for recovery of their outstanding dues worth Rs.940, 750/-. Sources told Customs Today that Customs Collectorate Appraisement has started crackdown against defaulters for recovery of the outstanding government dues on the directions of Collector Saima Shehzad. The Collectorate of Appraisement Faisalabad recovery branch ... Read More »

Customs Court approves remand of suspect in smuggling of foreign currency case

MULTAN: The Special Court of Customs Taxation and Anti-Smuggling has granted three days physical remand of suspect involved in smuggling of foreign currency. According to details, Investigation and Prosecution (I&P) team of Multan Customs presented accused Abdul Aleem Rashid before the customs court. Multan Customs Investigation and Prosecution sought customs court judge for the physical remand of accused in the ... Read More »

FBR to expand tax net in KP

PESHAWAR: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has planned to expand taxpayers net in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Speaking at a meeting of commissioners inland revenue at the regional tax office , the chief commissioner in-land revenue of Peshawar Sardar Ali Khwaja said that all the relevant officials should strictly follow the government policy to achieve the tax targets. On the occasion, the ... Read More »

Customs Preventive transfers 30 inspectors to Multan & Faisalabad airport

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Multan has issued transfer orders of 30 inspectors at Multan International Airport and Faisalabad International Airport. According to details, Deputy Collector Headquarter Maqbool Ahmed Baloch has transferred 30 inspectors to get better future results. As many as 16 inspectors posted at Multan International Airport from different places. Inspector Muhammad Farooq, Inspector Muhammad Saleem Afzal, Inspector ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs seizes smuggled goods worth Rs160m

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs Preventive aborted several attempts of smuggling and seized NDP goods worth Rs160 million in first half of December. Collector Asif Saeed Khan said this while talking with Customs Today at Peshawar. The collector said that a huge cache of foreign origin NDP arms were recovered from a truck export scanner. The empty truck KBL 3865 was ... Read More »

Faisalabad Adjudication recovers Rs688.682m

FAISALABAD: Collectorate of Customs recovered Rs688.682 million after concluding different seizure cases until November. The Customs Adjudication decided almost 178 cases during the above said period of 2019. Sources told Customs Today that Customs Adjudication issued Orders in Original (ONO) in all cases in favor of Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Faisalabad Mianwali, Jhang, Sargodha, Sara-e- Muhajir and Customs Intelligence and Investigation ... Read More »

ANF seizes US-bound drug parcel from Sialkot

SIALKOT: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) authorities on Monday claimed to have seized a parcel bound for the United States, carrying drugs. According to the ANF authorities, during an action in Sialkot, they foiled a bid to smuggle drugs abroad in a parcel. The recovered parcel carried around 6.9 kilograms of drugs and could worth up to millions in the international market. ... Read More »

Customs Preventive transfers superintendents, principle appraiser & inspector

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive has issued orders for the transfer/posting of six employees including superintendents, principle appraiser and inspector to different locations. According to details, Deputy Collector Maqbool Ahmad Baloch has reshuffled four superintendent one principal appraiser and inspector after discussing with collector Muhammad Saleem and Additional Collector Syed Ali Abbas Gardezi to get better result in their assigned ... Read More »

Multan Customs foil bid to smuggle foreign currency from airport

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs authorities deputed at Multan International Airport foiled a bid to smuggle foreign currency during strict vigilance. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Muhammad Saleem has directed Deputy Collector Maqbool Ahmad Baloch to tighten scrutiny at the Multan International Airport and thwart any attempt of smuggling and money laundering. Customs Preventive enhanced monitoring of the passengers good ... Read More »

Quetta Preventive foils bid to smuggle cigarettes to India from Afghanistan

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Preventive has foiled a bid to smuggle cigarettes under the grab of onions from Afghanistan to India through transit trade. According to sources, information was received through Additional Collector Yasir Wahab Kulwar to Deputy Collector Chudhry Imran Afzal Lila regarding smuggling of cigarettes under the grab of onions through transit trade. Additional Collector immediately constituted a ... Read More »

Peshawar I&I recovers 900 smuggled mobile phones

PESHAWAR: Directorate of Customs Intelligence & Investigation seized huge quantity of smuggled mobile phones worth millions of rupees. Sources told Customs Today that information was passed through Director General Intelligence & Investigation that huge quantity of mobile phones were to be smuggled through Motorway to Rawalpindi. Director Rashid Habib, Additional Director Dr. Faisal Bukhari coordinated with Motorway Police and the ... Read More »

Accord with Switzerland to share Pakistanis’ bank data to bring transparency: Shah Mehmood Qureshi

MULTAN: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Friday said that an agreement under which Switzerland will share financial information of Pakistanis with Islamabad will bring transparency in the shifting of money to foreign destinations. Speaking to reporters in his native Multan at a wide-ranging press conference, the minister said the government welcomes the accord under which Switzerland has agreed to ... Read More »

ITTM will facilitate clearance of goods crossing border to Afghanistan & CARs: DC Tahir Khattak

TORKHAM: Collectorate of Customs Deputy Collector Tahir Iqbal Khattak said that the construction of Customs House Torkham under the ITTM (Integrated Transit Trade Management) programmed assisted by the ADB (Asian Development Bank) will be completed in next couple of years. Talking with the Customs Today during an exclusive interview he said that the state-of-the-art border complex under ITTM program is ... Read More »

FBR issues 2257 tax notices to defaulters of agri income tax

MULTAN: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Regional Tax Office (RTO) has issued notices 2257 tax notices to defaulters who did not submit agricultural income tax after verification. Assistant Commissioner Shahzad Khan has issued agricultural income tax notices to 2257 landowners across the district. Assistant Commissioner told Customs Today that we will start the assessment of agricultural income tax after December ... Read More »

Multan Adjudication decides 43 seizure cases worth Rs.38.225m

MULTAN: Customs Adjudication Multan Camp Office decides 32 seizure cases of worth Rs38.225 million during the month of November 2019-20. According to the details, Customs Adjudication has conducted hearing of different seizure cases during November 2019-20. Customs Adjudication collector, additional collector and deputy collector conducted trial of these seizure cases according to their authorized power to adjudicate cases as per ... Read More »

Faisalabad ASO seizes smuggled LEDs worth Rs70m

FAISALABAD: Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has confiscated foreign origin smuggled LED sof Q brand worth Rs 70 million during a successful raid on a godown locaed in Jhang Bazar. Sources told Customs Today that Additional Collector Enforcement Ghulam Nabi Kamboh received credible information about smuggling of electronic items. After receiving the tip off he immediately formed a raiding party under ... Read More »

Multan Customs to enhance cooperation with other collectorates to curb smuggling

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive has decided to enhance cooperation with other collectorates to curb smuggling in the jurisdiction. Collector Customs Preventive Muhammad Saleem has implemented new strategy of after approval of FBR Chairman Shabbar Zaidi  for strategizing anti-smuggling campaign in coordination with other collectorates to curtail smuggling. In the line of new strategy Pakistan Customs is going to deploy ... Read More »

Peshawar I&I seizes chars & opium worth Rs22.46m

PESHAWAR: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation has seized chars and opium from a Toyota Corolla GLI motor car at M-1 Peshawar motorways toll plaza in value of millions. According to details information was received by Director Rashid Habib that a huge quantity of contrabands narcotics will attempt to smuggled from Peshawar side, the Director ordered the drug cell to ... Read More »

Multan Adjudication conducts review performance to devise new strategy

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Adjudication Collector Dr. Akhtar Hussain conducted review performance of the Customs Adjudication to devise new strategy for future. According to the sources, the meeting was attended by the Additional Collector Customs Adjudication Sumaira Omer and Deputy Collector Customs Adjudication Abdul Mueed Kanjoo. During the meeting Dr. Akhtar Hussain reviewed the overall performance of Collectorate of Customs ... Read More »

Rs250b Sukuk bonds to be issued to clear KP hydel profit dues

PESHAWAR: The federal and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governments have agreed to issue Rs250 billion Sukuk bonds to clear the province’s net hydel profit dues. The agreement came during a meeting between federal power minister Omar Ayub Khan and KP finance minister Taimur Saleem Jhagra. KP finance minister Taimur Saleem Jhagra told media, that the province had been in constant contact with ... Read More »