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Multan Customs detects seizure cases worth Rs352.09m during October

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization has detected several mega seizure cases of worth Rs.352.09 during month of October by seizing non-duty paid vehicles, clothes, dry fruits, auto parts, welding rods, cigarettes ,gutka etc. In pursuance of policy guidelines issued by Federal Board of Revenue against Smuggling, Customs Collectorate of Preventive has intensified the anti-smuggling operations in the territory. Collector ... Read More »

Quetta Customs foils bid to smuggle foreign origin cloth worth Rs80m

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs anti-smuggling squad foiled a bid to smuggle huge quantity of foreign origin cloth worth Rs80 million. Sources told Customs Today that Chief Collector Zulfiqar Ali Chaudhary received credible information about smuggling of foreign origin cloth. He immediately directed Collector Preventive Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad to take all necessary measures to foil the attempt of smuggling. Collector Iftikhar ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs collects Rs7900.55m during October

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs collected Rs7900.55 million against Rs8931 of the October 2018 with shortfall of minus Rs1031.25 million while the difference in percentage was minus 11.55 percent. According to the statistics of the collectorate, in head of custom duty the house collected Rs2956 million against the given target Rs3130.0 million with total difference of Rs263.40 million while the difference ... Read More »

Customs ASO seizes motor oil lubricant worth Rs.7 m from Rajanpur

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has recovered foreign origin motor oil lubricant of worth Rs7 million loaded on a truck near Rajanpur. Sources told Customs Today that following the directions of Collector Muhammad Saleem, Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization has initiated crackdown against the smuggled goods in the jurisdiction. Collector received credible information from his source that huge quantity of ... Read More »

GB Customs surpasses assigned revenue collection target: ADC Shahid Jan

ISLAMABAD: Collectorate of Customs Gilgit Baltistan (GB) Additional Collector Shahid Jan has said that the Collectorate surpassed assigned revenue collection targets allocated for first four months of current financial year under all heads while the FBR has revised revenue collection target for financial year 2019-20 with extra amount of Rs1160 million. Talking with Customs Today during an exclusive interview, Shahid ... Read More »

Multan Customs foils bid to smuggle cell phones from airport

MULTAN: The Model of Customs Collectorate Appraisement has foiled a bid to smuggle imported branded cell phones from Multan International Airport. According to details, Customs authorities deputed at Multan International Airport was alerted by Collector Appraisement to prevent any smuggling. Assistant Collector Ahmad Zaheer received information that smuggling attempt can be made through Multan International Airport and in pursuance of ... Read More »

FBR to revisit prescribe routes for transit trade for effective working of MEUs & RCR

MULTAN: Directorate General of Afghan Transit has requested Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to revisit the prescribed routes for transit trade for effective working of mobile enforcement units (MEUs) and regional control rooms (RCRs). The Federal Board of Revenue Member (Customs – Operations Dr. Jawwad Awais Agha’s attention was drawn by Directorate General of Afghan Transit Trade that the transit ... Read More »

Quetta customs recovered smuggled goods worth Rs10b during October

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) recovered huge quantity of non-duty paid goods during the month of October. Sources told that Chief Collector Zulfiqar Ali Chaudhary lauded the performance of the Collectorate for foiling such attempts. Sources told that smuggled goods includes cloth, auto parts, cigarettes, diesel and non-duty paid vehicles. Sources told that after directions of Federal Tax ... Read More »

Additional Collector Sumaira Omer issues ONO against owner of smuggled diesel

MULTAN: Additional Collector Customs Adjudication Sumaira Omer issued Order-in -Original (ONO) for confiscation of 10,000 liters smuggled High Speed Diesel and also imposed penalty of Rs500,000 on owner. Sources told Customs Today that Iqbalabad Police Station District Rahim Yar Khan handed over  a suspicious Hino oil tanker bearing registration no: TTD-053/Lasbella to Customs Intelligence and Investigation. Police taken said oil ... Read More »

Customs ASO seizes smuggled goods worth Rs1322.7m during October

PESHAWAR: The Custom Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) recovered huge quantity of smuggled items worth of Rs1322.7 million in the last three months up to October 31 As per the statistics the ASO also recovered food grains 6118 kilogram with worth of Rs9.21 million and in head of tea the ASO seized 27023 kilogram with worth of 12.24 million rupee. The anti-smuggling ... Read More »

Customs foils bid to smuggle narcotics to Jeddah

MULTAN: Customs staff deputed at the Multan International Airport foiled an attempt of smuggling of drug tablets to Jeddah. According to details, Multan Customs authorities intercepted a passenger at Multan International Airport during examination of luggage. A customs team was conducting their routine examination of passenger luggage through scanning at the time of departure where they found suspected tablets in ... Read More »

Collector Saima Shahzad directs to adopt effective strategy to curb suggling

MULTAN: Collector Appraisement Saima Shehzad issued strict instructions for effectively apprehending smuggling if currency and other commodities including gold to the customs officers and staff deputed at the International Airports falling within the Jurisdiction of the Appeasement Collectorate. Sources informed Customs Today that special monitoring activity is being witnessed at Multan International Airport in this regard. Presently, all the international ... Read More »

Peshawar Excise seizes huge quantity of hashish

PESHAWAR: Excise Intelligence Bureau seized 100 kilograms hashish from a truck said the spokesperson. The officials on a tip off stopped at truck on Ring Road near Zakori Bridge in the jurisdiction of Paharipura police station and seized 100 kilograms hashish from hidden cavities of the vehicle. They arrested driver and further investigation was underway. Read More »

Faisalabad ASO seizes cloves worth Rs1m

FAISALABAD: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) confiscated 500 kilogram foreign origin  cloves worth Rs1 million involving in customs duty and taxes Rs 490000. Sources told Customs Today that Deputy Collector Muhammad Amjad Aman received information regarding a smuggling bid. On this he formed a team included Superintendent Anjum Sherazi, Inspector Manhood Tipu, Azhar Zaheer, Khalid Mahmood, Muhammad Ashraf to foil ... Read More »

Karachi faces shortage of containers

KARACHI: Importers and Exporters are facing acute shortage of containers which is also effecting the business of the traders. According to the details, the sudden shortage of the containers have started effecting the businesses of the traders whereas the importers as well as the exporters have expressed serious concern over the looming situation which may also hit the country’s economy. ... Read More »

Dr. Sadiqullah Khan’s Hyderabad I&I seizes huge quantity of smuggled goods, HSD & tanker

HYDERABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) in a joint operation with Sindh Rangers foiled a bid to smuggle huge quantity of contraband goods worth millions of rupees. Sources told that Director Customs I&I Sadiqullah Khan received credible information that huge quantity of contraband goods would be smuggled from Quetta to Lahore under the garb of mixed iron & ... Read More »

NAB strictly follows its policy of indiscriminate accountability: chairman

SUKKUR: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal said on Thursday that the institution is strictly following the policy of indiscriminate accountability. He expressed these views during his visit to NAB Sukkur where he reviewed the performance of the bureau. Director-General NAB Sukkur Mirza Mohammad Irfan Baig gave detailed briefing to him. Addressing the officers. he said ... Read More »

Multan I&I seizes huge quantity of betel nuts

MULTAN: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation seized huge quantity of betel nuts in their action. According to details, Assistant Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Multan Javed Raza received credible information from his source that huge quantity of contraband items would be smuggled through jurisdiction. Director Customs Intelligence Muhammad Adnan Akram alerted the Customs Intelligence staff in Multan and directed ... Read More »

Businessmen want to pay legitimate taxes if collection procedure gets simplified: Sheikh Fazal Elahi

MULTAN: Businessmen and industrialists wanted to pay legitimate taxes to Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) but collection of tax procedure should be simplified so that everyone can easily submit their tax returns without any hurdle. It was stated by President Multan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Sheikh Fazal Elahi during meeting with Chief Commissioner Regional Tax Office Inland Revenue Multan ... Read More »

Multan Customs transfers of 55 employees including inspectors, hawaldars, sepoys & drivers

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Collectorate Preventive has issued orders for the transfer/posting of 55 employees including Inspectors, hawaldars, sepoys, drivers and dispatcher to different locations. According to details, Deputy Collector Multan Customs Maqbool Ahmad Baloch ordered reshuffling in the collectorate after comprehensive discussion with Additional Collector Syed Ali Abbas Gardezi and Collector Muhammad Saleem to get encouraging result in their ... Read More »