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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 »

Hyderabad Customs I&I foils various smuggling attempts during November  

HYDERABAD: Directorate Customs Intelligence & Investigation impounded smuggled items contraband items, cigarette, gutka, cloths, auto parts scrape, tyres, and other miscellaneous goods worth millions of rupees during different  successful operations during month of November 2019. Sources told Customs Today that Director I&I Dr. Sadiqullah Khan directed his staff to use all available resources to curb smuggling attempts in the region. The I&I ... Read More »

Court extends Khursheed Shah’s judicial remand till Dec 12

SUKKUR: An accountability court in Sukkur on Saturday extended the judicial remand of Syed Khursheed Shah till December 12 in a case regarding his alleged assets beyond means. On 7 December 2019, Shah’s defence counsel argued with the court that 82 days have been passed since his client’s arrest by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), however the accountability watchdog could ... Read More »

Peshawar customs seizes black tea, betal nuts from Hayatabad

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs has seized smuggled black tea and betal nuts along other non-duty paid goods at Hayatabad check post. Customs Inspector Wajid Khan told Customs Today that NDP goods were being smuggled from Kharkhano market Peshawar to other parts of the province. According to the details, Customs Preventive team deputed at Hayatabad check post intercepted a car bearing ... Read More »

Multan Preventive impounds vehicles & goods of Rs374.69m during November

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization has impounded vehicles and smuggled items of Rs374.69 million in different actions during the month of November of the on-going fiscal year 2019-20. According to details, Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has carried out various anti-smuggling operations in the Jurisdiction in the month of November. Anti-Smuggling Organization has continued their rigorous crackdown against smuggled ... Read More »

GB Customs torches several tons of prohibited goods

GILGIT BALTISTAN: Collectorate of Customs Gilgit-Baltistan has bulldozed several tons of smuggled and prohibited goods worth millions of rupees in the international market. According to the details, on the directive of the higher authorities Gilgit Customs staff has bulldozed several tons of smuggled and prohibited goods including mobile phones, batteries, TVs, remote control, liquor as well as other electrical instruments. ... Read More »

Multan Preventive transfers three superintendents

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive has issued orders for the transfer/posting of three superintendents to different locations. According to details, Deputy Collector Multan Customs Maqbool Ahmad Baloch has reshuffled three superintendents after comprehensive discussing with Collector Muhammad Saleem and Additional Collector Syed Ali Abbas Gardezi to get better result in their assigned tasks. Superintendent Masood Sadiq Tarar has been transferred ... Read More »

Sialkot Customs foils currency smuggling bid, arrests suspect

SIALKOT: Collectorate of Customs team deputed at Sialkot International Airport foiled local currency smuggling bid in a timely manner. According to the details, Collector Customs Asif Abbas received credible information about smuggling of foreign currency through the airport. He directed customs team deputed at Sialkot International Airport to enhance checking of all passengers. Customs officials intercepted a passenger Amjad Hussain ... Read More »

Sialkot Customs making sincere efforts to facilitate exporters: Collector Asif Abbas  

SIALKOT: Collectorate of Customs Collector Asif Abbas Khan has sensitized the Sialkot exporters about the importance and benefits of the “Duty and Tax Remission Scheme”(DTRE). He has pledged to make all out sincere efforts to ensure the resolution of the Sialkot exporters’ DTRE related problems and difficulties amicably by taking them into confidence. He stated this while addressing the participants ... Read More »

PIA & SIAL to ink accord to facilitate each other

SIALKOT: President  and CEO of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Air Marshal (r) Arshad Malik has said that there was a visible betterment in the overall condition of PIA infrastructure within a stipulated period of last one year and everyday was bring further betterment and improvement in PIA. He stated this while addressing a largely attended meeting of the Sialkot exporters ... Read More »

NAB forwards list to 39 proclaimed offenders to airports across country

MULTAN: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Multan has forwarded a list of 39 proclaimed offenders to immigration officials at airports across the country. According to media, it has been requested to the concerned authorities to immediately arrest the suspects upon their arrival or departure at any airport, however, no one has been detained as yet. The list includes names and ... Read More »

Anti-smuggling management software to help curb movement of smuggled goods: Director Rashid Habib

PESHAWAR: Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Rashid Habib has said that a software known as “Anti Smuggling Management Software” should be implemented as soon as possible for getting complete profiling of repeated offenders, trends of smuggling and routs of smuggling as this data would assist Customs department in litigation and to curb and understand smuggling trends. Talking with Customs ... Read More »

Gilgit-Baltistan Customs surpasses assigned revenue collection target: ADC Shahid Jan

GILGIT BALTISTAN: Collectorate of Customs Gilgit-Baltistan Additional Collector Shahid Jan said that trade activity at Gilgit Baltistan could only be converted into round-the-year operations if roads are not blocked due to ice. Talking with Customs Today, he said that current season will end on 30th November 2019 when border would be closed, adding that it’s a gigantic task to continue work ... Read More »

Multan Adjudication adjourns hearing of 15 seizure cases worth Rs144.2m

MULTAN: Collector Customs Adjudication adjourned hearing of 15 seizure cases of worth Rs144.2 million. According to details, Collector Adjudication Dr. Akhtar Hussain carried out first hearing of 15 seizure cases of Customs Collectorate Multan Preventive and Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation after assuming his responsibilities. Collector Adjudication carried hearing of seizure cases framed by Anti-Smuggling Organization and Customs Intelligence ... Read More »

Peshawar I&I impounds huge quantity of pomegranate & hashish

PESHAWAR: Customs Intelligence and Investigation impounded 14110 kilograms pomegranate and 4800 gram hashish. Deputy Director I&I Najib Arjumand told Customs Today that a truck loaded with pomegranate was intercepted after receiving credible information at Kharkhano check post which arrived from Torkham border. The customs squad detected that GD shown by the truck driver is fake upon which he was arrested ... Read More »

Multan I&I impounds NDP vehicles & goods worth Rs227m

MULTAN: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) has impounded vehicles and miscellaneous goods worth Rs227 million during first 25 days of November for on-going fiscal year 2019-20. Customs Intelligence and Investigation Multan Office has carried out various anti-smuggling operations against smuggled goods and vehicles in the territory on the directions of Director Dr. Muhammad Adnan Akram. During the above ... Read More »

Multan Preventive generates Rs3.97m through auction of vehicles

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive generated Rs3.97 million from the second auction of confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods. According to details, Customs Preventive  conducted second auction for the month of November and the Collectorate has offered 10 different non-customs paid vehicles including Mercedes Benz, Suzuki Alto, Toyota Passo , Toyota Hilux Surf, Honda Fit ,Honda Civic Daihatsu Coure ,Honda Fit ... Read More »

Govt approves Rs40b for Balochistan uplift projects

QUETTA: The Balochistan Planning and Development Department has approved around Rs40 billion for new and ongoing development projects for the second quarter of the current financial year. Official sources said that a meeting presided by Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan Alyani was briefed on the development projects by Additional Chief Secretary Planning and Development Abdul Rehman Buzdar. The chief minister ... Read More »

Exports of ready-made garments enhance 12pc to reach $906m

KARACHI: Export of ready-made garments during the first four months of current fiscal year grew by 12 percent as compared to the exports of the corresponding period of last year. According to data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, during the period from July-October 2019, about 19.54 million dozens of ready made garments worth $906.663 million exported as compared to the ... Read More »