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Multan Customs Preventive generates Rs 16.351 million from auction

MULTAN: Multan Customs Collectorate (Preventive) generated Rs 16.351 million from the auction of the confiscated goods and vehicles lying at the State Warehouse. According to details, Multan Customs Collectorate held monthly auction for the month of October for confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods. Multan Customs displayed auction banners outside Multan Customs House and Dry Port to attract buyers. Customs Collectorate Multan conducted auction at Multan Dry Port near Sher Shah Bypass. Multan Customs Preventive has presented 18 various foreign origin ... Read More »

Multan Adjudication decides 165 seizure cases of worth Rs401.346m

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Adjudication Multan Camp Office has decided 165 seizure cases of worth Rs401.346 million during first three months of economic year 2019-20. According to details, the Collectorate of Customs Adjudication has done prompt justice by disposing well number of seizure cases after completion of their trial. There were 58 seizure cases of worth Rs31.001 million settled by ... Read More »

Peshawar I&I seizes narcotics worth Rs267m near Motorway Toll Plaza

PESHAWAR: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) foiled bid to smuggle narcotics worth Rs267 million with carrier vehicle in worth of Rs267 million. Talking with Customs Today, Director Customs I&I Rashid Habib said that Director-General Zahid Kokhar received information that huge quantity of narcotics via Peshawar Motorway would be smuggled through Toyota Land Cruiser bearing registration no: LWD-0067 carrying narcotics ... Read More »

Faisalabad I&I foils attempt to smuggle non duty paid ladies cloth worth Rs3m

FAISALABAD: The Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation has thwarted the smuggling attempt in Faisalabad by seizing foreign origin ladies suiting cloth worth Rs3 millions. Sources told Customs Today that Director of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Adnan Akram received a tip off that huge quantity of smuggled ladies cloths will be transported. He immediately constituted anti-smuggling staff to prevent any ... Read More »

Collection of unfair demurrage and detention charges by Maersk, QICT creating economic disorder: Advocate Shoaib Amjad

MULTAN: Collection of unfair demurrage and detention charges from genuine importers by shipping companies including M/s Maersk Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd and Qasim International Container Terminal (QICT) is creating economic disorder in country. Shipping companies are portraying the negative image of ports and importers are compelled to pay additional charges of demurrage and detention on clearance of shipments. National Accountability Bureau ... Read More »

Multan I&P lodges criminal case against suspects involved in smuggling of cloth

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Investigation and Prosecution (I&P) branch has lodged criminal case against suspects involved in smuggling of foreign-origin cloths seized by Anti-Smuggling Organization. The Collector Preventive has foiled smuggling attempt in Sadiqabad after receiving secret information from source. Souces told that Collector Mohammad Saleem received a tip-off that huge quantity of smuggled cloths will be transported from jurisdiction ... Read More »

Dr Sadiqullah Khan’s Hyderabad I&I records 50 seizures worth Rs 167m in first quarter

HYDERABAD: Effective measures against organized smuggling of contraband goods and non customs paid (NDP) vehicles by the Director of Intelligence & Investigation FBR (Customs), Hyderabad has resulted into recovery of huge quantity of smuggled goods during first quarter of financial year 2019-20 (Jul-Sep 2019). During an exclusive interview with Customs Today, Dr. Sadiqullah Khan said the Directorate of Intelligence & Investigation-FBR (Customs) has recorded ... Read More »

Faisalabad I&I seizes huge quantity of ceramic tiles

FAISALABAD: The Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation has seized huge quantity of ceramic tiles worth Rs 4.5 million involving duty and taxes to the tune of Rs 4.2 million. Besides it impounded a carrier vehicle worth Rs 5 million during routine checking. According to details, Director intelligence Faisalabad Region Adnan Akram received credible information from their source that huge ... Read More »

Hyderabad Customs seizes foreign origin coriander seeds worth R4m

HYDERABAD: Collectorate of Customs enhanced the checking on the main routes of the city. Due to strict measures, the customs authorities foiled an attempt of smuggling in the second week of October 2019. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Khalid Hussain Jamali received a tip-off that some smugglers are trying to smuggle huge quantity of Indian origin coriander seeds. He immediately constituted a ... Read More »

FBR unearths 29 benami properties in KP

PESHAWAR: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has unearthed as many as 29 undeclared (benami) properties in Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa (KP), according to media. As per details, the properties were identified in Peshawar’s areas of Hayatabad and University Town. The properties are registered against different Computerized National Identity Cards (CNICs). No one has claimed ownership of the undeclared properties. In this ... Read More »

DG Valuation revises customs values of thermal paper/fax machine paper in roll

MULTAN: Directorate-General of Customs Valuation has revised value of thermal paper/fax machine paper in roll under Section 25-A of the Customs act 1969, vide Valuation Ruling No.1388/2019. It was brought to notice of Directorate General of Customs Valuation by Pakistan Association of printing and graphic art industry Karachi that that customs values of thermal paper/fax machine paper in roll is ... Read More »

Multan Adjudication declares seizure of betel nuts as lawful

MULTAN: Collector Customs Adjudication Dr. Muhammad Adnan Akram issued Order-in-Original (ONO) declaring seizure of betel nuts as lawful. According to the details, Multan Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) raided a godown on credible information located in Basti Bhambhar Wala near Mauza Ali Wala after obtaining search warrants from Court and recovered almost 24300 kilograms of betel nuts which were packed in ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs transfers 8 inspectors

PESHAWAR: Transfers and Postings of customs staff continued in Customs House Peshawar as eight more inspectors were posted at Customs Collectorate of Preventive and Appraisement Peshawar. Three new inspectors of customs are posted at Customs Collectorate Preventive.  Inspector Jehan Zeb on joining was posted at Anti Smuggling Unit (ASU) Karak while Naimatullah on joining at ASU DI khan. Qazi Zahid ... Read More »

New oil and gas reserves found in Kohat: OGDCL

LAHORE: In a major breakthrough on Tuesday, Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) discovered oil and gas reserves at its Exploratory Well Tog number 1 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s (KP) Kohat district. According to a preliminary test, the well could produce 50 Barrel per Day (BPD) of crude oil, and 4.1 Million Standard Cubic Feet per Day of (MMSCFD) gas. The ... Read More »

Steps being taken by FBR to facilitate trade in Balochistan: Chief Collector Zulfiqar Ali Chaudhary

QUETTA: Chief Collector Enforcement Quetta Dr. Zulfiqar Ali Chaudhary has said that Federal Board of Revenue has been making all out efforts towards trade facilitation in Balochistan. He said that Customs Collectorate of Preventive was established to curb the menace of smuggling.  Dedicated anti-smuggling units have been set-up with the available manpower and logistics and tasked to man the long ... Read More »

Faisalabad Customs ASO seizes huge quantity of smuggled goods worth Rs 120 million

FAISALABAD: Faisalabad Customs ASO seized huge quantity of smuggled goods worth Rs 120 million. The Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Multan Preventive field unit of Customs Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) Faisalabad seized huge quantity of miscellaneous goods and two carrier vehicles worth Rs 120 million during a successful crackdown against non duty paid items and registered a case against smuggler. Sources told Customs ... Read More »

Peshawar ASO seizes smuggled goods worth Rs440.9m during different operations

PESHAWAR: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) recovered huge quantity of smuggled items worth of Rs440 .9 million in the last one months of September. According to the reliable sources the customs collectorate seized 45 vehicles U/S 157 worth of Rs70 million and 15 vehicle U/S16 worth Rs30 million while cloth of foreign origin 5407 yards worth of RS100 million. Similarly ... Read More »

Multan Customs seizes Cashew Kernels of worth Rs1.2m

MULTAN: Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization seized huge quantity of foreign origin of Cashew Kernels from Faisalabad region. Multan Customs Collectorate Preventive received credible information from the source that huge quantity of Cashew Kernels will be transported through Jhang region to Faisalabad. Assistant Collector Jalal Haider Zaidi formed special team comprising of Inspector Abdul Rehman Butt and others to foil any bid ... Read More »

FBR warns insurance firms against non-compliance of Afghan transit trade conditions

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Syed Shabbar Zaidi on Monday warned insurance companies against circumventing the requirements and fee condition with respect to guarantees on Afghan transit goods. “FBR has observed that some insurance companies are not properly complying with the requirements and fee condition with respect to guarantees on Afghan Transit Goods,” he tweeted. “Such entities are ... Read More »

PALSP appreciates measures taken by FBR, Customs Collectorate at Quetta

QUETTA: Pakistan Association of Large Steel Producers (PALSP) welcomes the effective measures taken by the Pakistan Customs Authorities at Taftan border to curb the menace of smuggling of Steel from Iran to Pakistan. Chairman FBR and the Quetta Customs Collectorate has taken these measures on the orders of the Prime Minister Imran Khan who has issued strict directives for curbing ... Read More »