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Multan Customs generates Rs7.7m through auction of confiscated goods

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Enforcement & Compliance generated Rs7.7 million from auction of perishable goods lying at the State Ware House. Sources told Customs Today that the Collectorate has carried out special auction for disposal of perishable goods on directions of Collector Muneeza Majeed to generate revenue. Multan Customs carried out special auction after ensuring special precautionary measures to prevent ... Read More »

Collector Appraisement Saima Aftab visits Sadiqabad Export Terminal

MULTAN: Collector Appraisement Saima Aftab visited Sadiqabad Export Terminal to review facilitation process to businessmen. Sources told that Collector Appraisement Faisalabad Saima Aftab has visited Sadiqabad Export Terminal after assuming her responsibilities. Assistant Collector Sadiqabad Export Terminal Ms. Sobia briefed the Collector about importance of Saqdiqabad export terminal. Collector was informed that Sadiqabad export terminal is facilitating traders and business ... Read More »

Irfan Javed’s Quetta Preventive foils bid to smuggle betel nuts, cumin seeds

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Preventive has intensified its operations against smugglers since Collector Irfan Javed took charge. The Collectorate team seized 500 kilograms of Chromite stone (interior quality) and betel nuts worth Rs16 million. Sources told that in pursuance of a credible information, on 22.07.2020 at about 00:45 hours a Hino truck (10-wheeler) bearing registration no: TKX-227 (Quetta) was stopped ... Read More »

Customs ASO seizes foreign currency, NDP vehicles, smart phones from Torkham border

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs Preventive team deputed at Torkham border have seized more than two lakhs US dollars along with 55 smart phones and two Toyota Vitz cars. Collector Customs Preventive Khalik Ibrahim Yousafani told Customs Today that in an intelligence based operation at Torkham, the Customs staff of MCC E&C (Enforcement and Compliance) Peshawar has seized an amount of ... Read More »

Quetta Customs foils attempt to smuggle cigarettes, betel nuts

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs foiled an attempt to smuggle large amounts of cigarettes and betel nuts in the country. According to details, Customs Quetta has intensified its operations against smugglers since Collector Irfan Javed took charge. A search operation by the customs team foiled an attempt to smuggle 6,600 kilograms of chalia and 500 kilograms of chromite by hiding it ... Read More »

KP businessmen urge FBR to accelerate tax refund process

PESHAWAR: The business community on Wednesday urged the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to accelerate the tax refund process and refrain from issuing unwarranted notices to businesses. The demands were made during a joint meeting of the Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (SCCI) Standing Committee on Inland Revenue Services and Income Tax chaired by the SCCI President Engineer Maqsood ... Read More »

Multan I&I to hold auction of confiscated vehicles & goods tomorrow

Multan: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) will hold auction of confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods on 21st July (tomorrow). According to details, Customs Intelligence and Investigation is going to organize public auction on Tuesday for generation of handsome revenue. Customs Intelligence and Investigation issued list of vehicles and miscellaneous goods after approval from the Federal Board of Revenue ... Read More »

Govt urged to declare Ghulam Khan, Kharlachi trade routes rebatable

PESHAWAR: The trade associations of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have urged the federal government to declare the Ghulam Khan and Kharlachi trade routes rebatable, in line with Torkham and Chaman points. Sources said despite declaring both border crossings rebatable under the Afghanistan-Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement (APTA) in 2010, the customs department and the Ministry of Commerce have not yet taken any decision ... Read More »

Balochistan govt allows businesses to operate from 9am to 10pm

QUETTA: Balochistan government spokesperson Liaquat Shahwani said the provincial government has relaxed lockdown timings and allowed businesses to remain open from 9am to 10pm. While addressing media here in Quetta, Liaquat Shahwani said the decision was taken keeping in view of declining cases in the province. Shahwani said that province witnessed a drop in Covid-19 cases during the last five ... Read More »

Exports to different countries surge: Razak Dawood

RAWALPINDI: Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood Friday said the exports to different countries including EU were registering a rise in the country. Exports of meat and poultry to Saudia Araba and UAE had surged by 36%, he said talking to media. Besides, the country was exporting tractors, microwaves, refrigerators and other electronic products; ... Read More »

Multan Customs recovers skimmed milk powder worth Rs6m

MULTAN: Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization squad recovered huge quantity of foreign origin skimmed milk powder worth Rs6 million. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Muneeza Majeed received credible information that huge quantity of skimmed milk powder will be transported through Multan region. Additional Collector Syed Ali Abbas Gardezi formed special team of Anti-Smuggling Organization comprising Inspector Abdul Samad, Inspector Umair Ahmad ... Read More »

Quetta ASO seizes marijuana worth Rs210m near Kolpur check post

QUETTA:  Collectorate of Customs Preventive, Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) team seized 1000 kilogram of foreign origin marijuana worth Rs210 million which was concealed in secret compartments of ten wheeler truck. According to details the Collector Preventive Irfan Javed received a tip-off that some drug smugglers are taking advantage of COVID19 pandemic situation will smuggle large quantities of drugs into the country. ... Read More »

Multan Customs directs employees to submit ACRs

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Enforcement & Compliance has directed grade 1 to 16 employees to submit their annual confidential report (ACR) until 15th July to the admin branch. Sources told Customs Today that the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued instructions to all Customs employees from grade 1 to 16 to submit their annual confidential report for the up-gradation ... Read More »

Covid-19: KP’s tourism sector fears Rs12b in losses by August-end

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s tourism sector fears a loss of over Rs12 billion if the government continues to keep the industry closed till next month. According to media, tourism was the only sector that could have provided employment opportunities to the people who were suffering badly at the hands of coronavirus lockdown. “The sector would have earned a revenue of billions ... Read More »

Gwadar Customs to auction of 15 impounded vehicles on July 20

GWADAR: Pakistan Customs announced auction of confiscated vehicles to be held on July 20, 2020 at Gwadar Customs House. Following vehicles to be presented for the auction: Toyota Hilux Surf SSR-X, Model 2000, Engine Capacity 2700CC, Chassis No. VZN185-9041829 Toyota Land Cruiser, Model 1998, Engine Capacity 4700CC, Chassis No UZJ100-0003462 Toyota Corola X, Model 2006, Engine Capacity 1500CC, Chassis No ... Read More »

Quetta Customs observes death anniversary of Abdul Qudoos Sheikh

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs observed death anniversary of martyred Deputy Collector Dr. Abdul Qudoos Sheikh at Customs House Quetta. Speaking on the occasion Collector Customs Preventive Irfan Javed said that “the martyrdom of Dr. Abdul Qudoos Sheikh would not go in vain. Customs Department stand with its employees and the killers of the Deputy collector would be brought to justice”. ... Read More »

Multan Customs impounds vehicles & goods worth Rs225.32m

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Enforcement & Compliance (E&C) impounded non-customs paid vehicles and miscellaneous goods worth Rs225.32 million during various anti-smuggling operations during the month of June. Sources told Customs Today that Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization has carried out operations against smuggled goods in the territory on the special directions of Collector Muneeza Majeed. Customs Anti-Smuggling staff has foiled several attempts ... Read More »

Discrepancies in declarations: FBR blacklists M/s Azmi Plastic Works

MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Regional Tax Office (RTO) Islamabad has blacklisted the M/s Azmi Plastic Works after observing abnormal behavior of taxable in the Sales tax returns. Chief Commissioner Inland Revenue Regional Tax Office Islamabad Manzoor Ali Jokhio has examined the available date at Federal Board of Revenue e-portal in respect of M/s Ghulam & Sons located ... Read More »

Multan Appraisement withdraws attachment notice against M/s Khan Enterprises

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement Faisalabad has withdrawn the attachment notice against M/s Khan Enterprises after payment of due taxes. According to details, Assistant Collector Customs Recovery Appraisement & Facilitation Customs House Jamrud Road Peshawar has requested  Customs Collectorate Appraisement to block their shipment for the recovery of due taxes. Assistant Collector Customs Recovery has written letter to all field ... Read More »

Eight employees of Multan Customs test positive for COVID -19 after random screening

MULTAN: District Health Department confirmed as many as 8 employees including deputy collector Customs Collectorate Enforcement & Compliance (E&C) positive after random screening of COVID-19. Sources told Customs Today those employees who have tested positive were all asymptomatic and are quarantining at home for two weeks until they receive a negative COVID-19 test to return to work. The Customs Collectorate ... Read More »