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Govt seeks feasibility report for constructing terminal at Sher Shah Customs Station

MULTAN: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed sought feasibility report for construction of terminal at Sher Shah Customs Station of Multan Dry Port. Multan Dry Port Trust (MDPT) planning to construct multi-mode transit hub for clearance of shipments through customs terminal at Muzaffargarh Railway Station. The establishment of multi-mode transit hub at Muzaffargarh Railway Station will connect Port Qasim Karachi ... Read More »

Peshawar I&I foils bid to smuggle heroin worth Rs3.5m near Pabbi

PESHAWAR: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) on Thursday seized 7 kilograms of heroin on information received by Director Arslan Subuctageen. Sources told Customs Today, that Director Arsalan received credible information that an attempt would be made to smuggle heroin via GT from Peshawar to Punjab. He immediately formed anti-smuggling team who established a check post near Pabbi district ... Read More »

Multan Customs impounds Hino tanker loaded with smuggled petroleum oil & lubricants

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has impounded a Hino tanker filled with 45,000 liters smuggled (petroleum oil and lubricants) POL in their action. Deputy Collector Customs received reliable information from their source that consignment of POL products will be transported from Muzaffargarh to Multan. Deputy Collector Headquarters Saqib-ur-Rehman deployed anti-smuggling staff consisting of Superintendent Habib-ur-Rehman, Inspector Ghulam Asghar, ... Read More »

Faisalabad Customs I&I impounds NDP Suzuki Vitz

FAISALABAD: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) impounded a foreign origin Toyota Vitz car near West Canal Road. Sources told Customs Today that Deputy Director Customs I&I Rana Irfan Shouqat received a tip-off that some non-customs paid vehicles are being used at Faisalabad roads. He formed a raiding team comprising Superintendent Muhammad Tahir Iqbal, Intelligence Officer Muhammad Saleem and Upper ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs earns Rs20m extra by foiling smuggling bids

PESHAWAR: Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Dr. Arsalan Subuktageen has said that I&I earned Rs.20 million extra revenue by seizing foreign origin non customs paid goods during month of August 2018. During an exclusive talk with Customs Today, he said that during month of August FY18-19 Customs I&I showed satisfactory performance and impounded offending vehicles (carrying smuggled goods), non-duty paid ... Read More »

Deputy Collector GB Asfandyar attacked by angry mob of labourers  at Sost Dry Port

ISLAMABAD: A violent mob of labourers attacked Deputy Collector Gilgit-Baltistan Asfandyar at NLC Sost Dry Port after his orders against illegal loading of imported goods. Sources of Sost Dry Port told Customs Today, that through CCTV it was observed that two labours who were later identified as Sadaqat and Sher Abbas of M/s Amafhh Traders which is owned by Javed ... Read More »

Additional Collector Asma issues notice to owner of NDP Toyota Crown

FAISALABAD: The Customs Adjudication Additional Collector Asma Hameed issued a show cause notice to owner of a non-duty paid Toyota Crown car which was brought into the country without payment of taxes. As per details, Anti-Smuggling Organization intercepted a Toyota Crown car bearing registration number IDA-4209 near Chenab Chowk Jhang Road Faisalabad. The team asked the owner of the vehicle ... Read More »

Sargodha FIU impounds non-duty paid vehicles, goods

SARGODHA: The Customs Field Investigation Unit(FIU) Sargodha have collectively seized huge quantity of contraband items worth Rs22,300,000. Sources told Customs Today, that during the above said period, FIU Sargodha impounded Hino truck bearing registration number: TKW-497 Quetta and recovered foreign origin dry milk bags 3000 kilograms. Meanwhile smuggled items including BMW car bearing registration number:  AFX-678 Sindh Toyota Mark X ... Read More »

Customs to establish separate directorate general to handle CPEC related trade: Collector Ashraf Ali

QUETTA: In order to efficiently handle the flow of cargo through CPEC, the Pakistan Customs is establishing a dedicated Directorate General for the purpose to handle CPEC related activities, however Quetta Customs will continue to assist the relevant authorities till establishment of the Directorate General. These views were expressed by Collector Ashraf Ali during an exclusive interview with Customs Today. ... Read More »

Mianwali ASO seizes non-customs paid kerosene oil from M.M. Alam Road

MIANWALI: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization confiscated 10000 liters of smuggled Iranian diesel and Hino truck worth Rs3,90,0000 during special checking. Sources told Customs Today, that Assistant Collector Shah Samad Hamdani received information regarding smuggling of kerosene oil. Following the information, he formed a team comprising Superintendent Chaudhary Sardar Muhammad, Inspector Amir Mumtaz Bajwa, Tanveerul Haq, Driver Riasat Hussain and other ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs intelligence foils smuggling bid, seizes goods worth Rs12.25m

PESHAWAR: The Directorate of Customs Intelligence & Investigation has foiled seized smuggled goods worth Rs12.25 million. Director Arsalan Subuctageen received information that an attempt would be made to smuggle huge quantity of foreign-origin miscellaneous goods to down country from Peshawar. Arsalan Subuctageen alerted the anti-smuggling staff to foil the attempt. In anticipation, the staff with the assistance of local police ... Read More »

Customs asked to stop charging Rs1,300/honeybee box levy

PESHAWAR: Beekeepers have voiced concern over increase in levy on honeybee boxes’ temporary export to Afghanistan and demanded revision of the tax, saying otherwise their businesses and export of honey would be adversely affected. The honeybee boxes are temporarily shifted to Afghanistan from May through July due to unfavourable weather conditions in Pakistan, said president Pakistan Beekeepers Association Naeem Qasm. ... Read More »

Sara-i-Muhajir ASO seizes smuggled goods

SARA-I-MUHAJIR: The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) seized foreign origin miscellaneous goods worth Rs6,55,000. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Dr. Asif Mehmood Jah received information regarding some smuggling attempts. After receiving the tip off he constituted ASO team under the supervision of Superintendent Chaudhary Sardar Muhammad, Inspector Mehmood Ahmed Dogar and Ghulam Muhammad to thwart these attempts. The ASO team intercepted ... Read More »

Faisalabad ASO seizes huge quantity of non-customs paid goods

FAISALABAD: The Anti-Smuggling Organization ( ASO ) conducted various operations against smugglers on the special instructions by Collector Dr. Asif Mahmood Jah and recovered goods worth Rs22,809,900  during the month of August. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Asif Mahmood Jah constituted a team to curb smuggling in the region. The ASO team comprising Tanveer Raza Naqvi, Khalid Ashraf Noor, ... Read More »

Multan Adjudication settles 45 seizure cases of Rs80.130m

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Adjudication Multan Camp Office settled 45 seizure cases of worth Rs.80.130 million during August 2018-19. According to details, Customs Adjudication decided 20 seizure cases worth Rs11.17 million after the completion of trial and only one seizure case was decided in favor of the department during the said period. There are 44 seizure cases are pending involving ... Read More »

Faisalabad Appraisement collects Rs149.826m

FAISALABAD: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement collected Rs149.826 million against assigned target of Rs257.33 million during first ten days of September. Sources told Customs Today, that Customs Appraisement was assigned revenue collection target of Rs 179.73 million under the head of sales tax (ST) but as it collected Rs 94.557 million during the said period. Customs Appraisement collected Rs 53.738 million ... Read More »

Torkham Customs foils bid to smuggle mobile phones from Afghanistan to Pakistan

TORKHAM: The Torkham Customs have thwarted an attempt of smuggling of more than 2500 mobile phones from Afghanistan to Pakistan. The Customs authorities told Customs Today on 8.9.2018 that a tip up was given by Assistant Collector Sajid Momand to customs stuff about the activity of smuggling of mobile phones across the border. The assistant collector constituted team under the ... Read More »

Multan Customs issues warrant of attachment against M/s Ata Chemical (Pvt) Limited

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs recovery branch has issued warrants to attach property of M/s Ata Chemical (Pvt) Limited for payment of their outstanding dues worth Rs 1.080 million. Sources told Customs Today that Customs Collectorate started crackdown against defaulters for recovery of the outstanding government dues. The Multan Customs has issued its “warrants of attachment” against the importer in this ... Read More »

FBR assigns revenue collection target of Rs3117m to Multan Customs for September

MULTAN:  The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) assigned Rs3117 million revenue collection target for the month of September 2018-19 to Multan Customs Collectorate. According to details, Customs Collectorate has been assigned monthly revenue collection task for the month of September from Federal Board of Revenue. Multan Customs were allocated different revenue collection tasks under the heads of customs duty (CD), ... Read More »

Faisalabad Appraisement collects Rs1830.998m from July to August 31

FAISALABAD: The Customs Collectorate collected Rs1830.998 million from July to August 31 against the set target of Rs 675.00 million. Sources told Customs Today that Customs Appraisement collected revenue under the heads of customs duty (CD), sales tax (ST), income tax (IT) and federal excise duty (FED) during the above said period. According to revenue statistics, the Customs Appraisement collected ... Read More »