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Imran, Qadri followers surround FBR building: Chairman, members use rear gate

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue Chairman and members used rear door to enter the FBR building and left after 2-3 hour office working due to uncertain law and order in Red Zone. The police and sit-in participants have surrounded the FBR building along with other government buildings and institutions after the marches have been shifted to Red Zone. On ... Read More »

Effects of protest rallies on business  

LAHORE (AFTAB AFZAL RANJHA): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri are flexing their muscles to inflict heavy damages on the government by entering the Red Zone area in Islamabad. The Red Zone is a highly sensitive area where important government buildings and diplomatic enclave are situated. Any misadventure in the area ... Read More »

Imran Khan, Qardi sit-ins keep foreign business delegations away

ISLAMABAD: Various high-level foreign delegations, investors and businessmen have cancelled their visits to Pakistan as political unrest gripped the capital city due to Azadi and Inqilab marches of Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri. Both the leaders have announced to march into the Red Zone where security has been handed over to Pakistan Army. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cancelled its ... Read More »

NA asks Finance Ministry to submit list of loan defaulters

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly has asked Finance Ministry to provide the list of loan defaulters and reasons for waiving off their loans of Rs 10 million or above during 2008 to 2012. The demand of providing the list of loan defaulters and immunity given to them was forwarded by PTI Member National Assembly (MNA) Junaid Akbar from Malakand. PPP was ... Read More »

FBR seizes contrabands worth Rs15734m in last 3years

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has confiscated smuggled items worth Rs 15734 million during last three years (2010-2013) in anti smuggling operations in different areas. The FBR has also arrested a total 639 smugglers for their alleged involvement in cases of smuggling during last three years. Sources told Customs Today that FBR had been carrying out anti smuggling ... 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 »

PCDMA announces election schedule for Executive Committee

KARACHI: The annual elections of the members of Executive Committee of Pakistan Chemicals & Dyes Merchants’ Association (PCDMA) for the year 2014-15 would be held on September 25, 2014. According to the elections schedule, the elections would be held at Karachi, Lahore and Faisalabad between 10:00 am to 6:00 pm on nine seats, released by the association. The polling venues ... Read More »

Customs held 2 Chinese smuggling Pangolin scales

ISLAMABAD: Customs officials seized Pangolin scales from two Chinese planning to travel to Hong Kong at Benazir International airport and arrested the culprits. As per details, Customs authorities produced 145 kg of pangolin scales in five bags from two Chinese citizens Lauri Yu Ean and Yung Fu Layn. Customs authorities confiscated the bags when the Passengers failed produce any official ... Read More »

FBR asks Customs, IRS employees to submit missing appointment letters

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has  ordered employees from Inland Revenue and Customs Department to submit their missing appointment letters as soon as possible for the processing of their applications to shuffle their duties. Appointment letters of BPS 1 to BPS 16 employees of Inland Revenue and Pakistan Customs Department of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) have been allegedly ... Read More »

FBR to start awareness campaigns about revised finance bill

Islamabad: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has decided to organize seminars and conferences with collaboration of chambers of commerce and trade unions to guide business community on revised finance bill. As per details, FBR Chairman Tariq Bajwa directed FBR Member Tax Facilitation Riffat Shaheen, to start nationwide awareness campaigns for business and trade community on revised bill. The decision has ... Read More »

FBR transfers 20 Grade 18-19 Customs officers

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue has announced transfers of BS-18 and BS-19 officers of Pakistan Customs Service with immediate effect until further notice. As per FBR notification, following officers have been transferred: Muhammad Iqbal Muneeb (BS-19) has been transferred from the post of Additional Collector, Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement (West), Karachi to the post of Additional Director, Directorate of ... Read More »