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Customs House Karachi follows proper social distancing after coverage by Customs Today

KARACHI: Customs Department has ensured proper measures and social distancing at Customs House Karachi and inside the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) branch there to avoid spread of Covid-19, after Customs Today reported this morning at 9am about huge rush in the building even after directives issued by the high-ups. After Customs Today news got viral on social media and ... Read More »

Directorate of Reforms seeks SBP approval to start automation of E-form

  KARACHI: The Directorate General of Reforms and Automation has sent a letter to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) seeking approval about the business requirements to initiate the automation of E-form. Customs Today has learnt that Directorate General of R&A Director Abdul Majid Yousfani has written a letter to SBP Director Foreign Exchange Operations Amjad Manzoor. The letter, which ... Read More »

Customs agents demand proper parking at Customs House

  KARACHI: The issue of public parking has become grave at Customs House Karachi, customs agents and general public told Customs Today on Tuesday. There is no parking facility of parking for customs agents and general public. There is small parking adjacent to Customs House where Rs 15-20 are charged for motorcycle and car parking respectively while Rs 40-50 are ... Read More »

Two Customs officers of BS-19 relinquish charges

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued notifications regarding charge assumption/relinquishment of two Pakistan Customs Service (PCS) officers of BS-19. In pursuance of FBR’s notification No 1867-M-II/2014 Abdul Basit Chaudhry, a (PCS/BS-19) officer, has relinquished the charge of the post of the Additional Collector, Model Customs Collectorate (Adjudication-I), Customs House Karachi on 24.09.2014 and assumed the charge of the ... Read More »

Customs Agents decorate Kakalia Hall at Customs House

KARACHI: The construction and decoration work, started by Karachi Customs Agents Association at Kakalia Hall of Karachi Customs House, is in its final stage. As per details, Karachi Customs Agents Association has started decoration work at customs house to give it modern mode. The association has given the responsibilities of decoration to Karachi Customs Association Joint Secretary Khursheed Alam Khan ... Read More »

Ovaltine customs values reduced by 15pc

KARACHI: The Directorate General of Customs Valuation has re-determined the customs values of Ovaltine by revising downward up to 15 pc due to price differentiation in different kinds of packing. As per new values, Ovaltine in glass bottle will be assessed at $1.87 per kg; drinking powder Ovaltine in plastic bottles at $1.68 per kg; Ovaltine in plastic bags at ... Read More »

FBR transfers Grade 19-20 Customs bigwigs

ISLAMABAD: FBR has announced transfers/postings of 15 Grade 19-20 Customs Officers with immediate effect. As per notification, Juneid Akram has been transferred as Director, Directorate of Intelligence & Investigation, FBR, Faisalabad on return from NMC, Muhammad Ibrahim Vighio (BS-20) has been transferred from Collector, Model Customs Collectorate, Hyderabad to Director, Directorate of Transit Trade, Karachi. He will hold additional charge ... Read More »

Member Customs visits Customs House, FBR chairman due today

KARACHI: Member Customs Nisar Muhammad Ali Khan has visited Customs House, Karachi. Strict security measures were witnessed during his visit to Customs House. Member Customs held several in-house meetings with Pakistan Customs officers related to field formations and Model Customs Collectorate of Preventive. It is pertinent to mention here that Federal Board of Revenue Chairman Tariq Bajwa was also scheduled ... Read More »

Customs House beefs up security owing to general threat

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs authorities have tightened security arrangements in and around the Customs House, Karachi owing to general threat by the anti-state elements to national assets. The exterior walls of Customs House have been covered by placing the containers and Preventive Officers along with sepoys have been deployed at the entry and exit gates of Customs House. A force of ... Read More »

Security concerns: Customs authorities detain 6 clearing agents

KARACHI: Owing to recent law and order situation and security measures taken by the Model Customs Collectorate of Preventive, Pakistan Customs authorities have detained six clearing agents for not showing their identity while entering the premises of Custom House, Karachi. The clearing agents were trying to enter the premises of Customs House without proving their identity to the Customs guards ... Read More »

Non-operational elevators in Customs House, visitors facing hardships

KARACHI: Visitors are facing acute problems in their daily affairs due to the non-operational condition of all three visitors’ specific elevators in Customs House. Three elevators for visitors, mainly importers and clearing agents are installed at Custom House, Karachi in order to facilitate them for travelling from ground floor to 11th floor of the building; two executive elevators are allocated ... Read More »