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Multan Customs to hold auction of confiscated vehicles & goods today

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MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs will hold auction of the confiscated goods and vehicles lying at the State Warehouse on 20th September (today). The Collectorate will hold auction of confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods at Multan Dry Port near Sher Shah Road. The Collectorate displayed banners for auction to attract public for generating handsome revenue. Multan Customs will offer only three ... Read More »

Govt should take notice of unjustified demurrage & detention charges by Maersk Line: Mian Zahid Hussain

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MULTAN: Ministry of Port and Shipping should take notice into the matter and constitute special committee to resolve the issue of genuine importers and stop Maersk shipping line from collecting illegal demurrage and detention charges on clearance of shipments. This was stated by President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF) Mian Zahid Hussain while talking to Customs Today exclusively here the ... Read More »

South Punjab is backward area but it pays more taxes than Faisalabad: Muhammad Sarfraz

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MULTAN: There is a vast scope of fruits and vegetable exports from Multan International airport but there is no cold storage at airport nor facility of cold-chain is available to preserve the perishable items. It was stated by President of Multan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MCCI) Muhammad Sarfraz while addressing a delegation of trainee officers led by Dr.Faheem Jehangir, ... Read More »

Importers of South Punjab demand NAB, SC to take stern notice against Maersk Line: Abdul Khaliq Qandeel

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MULTAN: Importers of South Punjab demanded National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) to take stern notice against M/s Maersk Line Shipping Company for charging exorbitant demurrage and detention charges from genuine importers through blackmailing. These views were expressed by Abdul Khaliq Qandeel, Central Chairman All Pakistan Power Looms Association during an exclusive interview with Customs Today. ... Read More »

Multan RTO attaches bank account of M/s Fatima Enterprises for recovery of outstanding taxes

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MULTAN: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Regional Tax Office (RTO) recovered Rs2 million outstanding tax arrears after attachment of bank account of M/s Fatima Enterprises. According to details, Regional Tax Office initiated tax recovery drive in the jurisdiction from defaulters on the direction of chairman Federal Board of Revenue. Regional Tax Office Multan has issued several notices to M/s Fatima ... Read More »

Multan RTO to bring brick kiln owners into tax net

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MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Regional Tax Office (RTO) is making efforts to bring brick kiln owners into tax net. According to details, FBR Regional Tax Office has conducted extensive survey in the jurisdiction about the brick kiln owners of the Multan Muzaffargarh, Dera Ghazi Khan, Rajanpur, Layyah and Khanewal. About 350 brick kiln factories are operating in ... Read More »

Multan Customs lodges FIR against accused involved in smuggling of cloths & tyres

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MULTAN: Customs Investigation and Prosecution (I&P) branch lodged FIR against accused who is involved in smuggling of foreign origin cloth and tyres recovered by Anti-Smuggling Organization. Sources told Customs Today, that Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization team intercepted suspected truck bearing registration number: TKJ-876/ Sindh on the credible information shared by Deputy Collector Saqib-ur-Rehman. The impounded truck was intercepted near Zahir Peer ... Read More »

License of Maersk Pakistan should be cancelled over blackmailing: Khalid Javed

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MULTAN: Blackmailing of Maersk Line and its subsidiary in Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd for charging exorbitant demurrage and detention charges should be stopped and their shipping license for operations must be cancelled for violation of SRO 1220(I)/ 2015 in order to protect the genuine importers. It was stated by Tax Consultant of Multan Chamber of Commerce and Member Multan Tax Bar ... Read More »

Multan Customs seizes red chilli seeds worth Rs10m near Khanewal

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MULTAN: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Multan Region seized red chilli seeds worth Rs 10 million along with container and vehicle being used for transportation of the smuggled items in their action Deputy Director Khial Muhammad Khan told Customs Today that he received information regarding smuggling of red chilli seeds from his source. He immediately formed a special team comprising ... Read More »

Multan Customs relocates 11 employees to different positions

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MULTAN: Customs Collectorate relocated 11 employees including superintendents, eight inspectors, steno-typist and lower division clerks to different positions. According to details, Deputy Collector Multan Customs (Headquarters) Saqib-ur-Rehman has reshuffled eleven employees to get better results in their assigned tasks. Deputy collector transferred Superintendent Muhammad Yousa Baloch from  Law branch, Audit Cell to Air Freight Unit of International Airport Multan. Inspector ... Read More »

Multan Customs deputes 12 employees at Sadiqabad Export Terminal for operations

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MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs deputed 12 member staff for operational activities at newly inaugurated Sadiqabad Export Terminal. The recently established new dry port in Sadiqabad namely ‘Sadiqabad Export Terminal’ will start its formal operations soon and Customs Collectorate has deputed 12 member staff for the operations. Deputy Collector (Headquarter) Saqib-ur-Rehman deputed one superintendent, five inspectors, two clerks and four sepoys ... Read More »

Depreciation of rupee would unleash a new wave of inflation: MCCI President M. Sarfraz

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MULTAN: President of Multan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MCCI) Muhammad Sarfraz has said that depreciation of rupee and increase in prices of POL products would unleash a new wave of inflation for common man and affect growth of business activities. Increase gas price will put pressure on industry besides increase current account deficit and cost of electricity that will ... Read More »

Multan Adjudication finalizes 46 seizure cases in September

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MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Adjudication finalized 46 seizure cases involving Rs65.684 million during the month of September 2018. According to details, Customs Adjudication Multan Camp Office disposed 46 different cases formed by Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) and Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation during the said period. Customs Adjudication has issued Order-in-Original (ONO) in 46 seizure cases after completion of legal ... Read More »

Sadiqabad Export Terminal will facilitate business community of region: Zahid Khokhar

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MULTAN: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Member Customs Muhammad Zahid Khokar formally inaugurated the newly-established Sadiqabad Export Terminal along with Customs Collector Ambreen Ahmad and others in a ceremony. Addressing on the occasion, Member Customs Muhammad Zahid Khokhar congratulated the management of the Multan Dry Port Trustees for developing the Sadiqabad Export Terminal project on self-help basis and expressed his ... Read More »

Maersk, QICT causing panic, unrest among South Punjab importers: Khawaja Muhammad Usman

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MULTAN: Business community of South Punjab has slammed exorbitant charges imposed by shipping lines Maersk in terms of demurrage on importers and asked the government to take special measures for protection of importers and the economy. Illegal demurrage charges charged by M/s Maersk shipping line and Qasim International Container Terminal (QICT) are causing severe unrest in the business community of South Punjab. ... Read More »

Multan Customs misses assigned collection task by Rs927.395m during 1Q

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MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs has missed the assigned revenue collection target by Rs927.395 million during the first quarter of the Fiscal Year 2018-19. Sources told Customs Today, that Collectorate collected customs duty of Rs1667.877 million against the target of Rs2154 million during the first three months of the first quarter of economic year 2018-19. The Collectorate has achieved almost 90.09 ... Read More »

Customs lodges FIR against five accused involved in smuggling

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MULTAN: Customs Investigation and Prosecution (I&P) branch has lodged FIR against five accused who were involved in smuggling of foreign-origin tyres and other goods seized by Anti-Smuggling Organization. According to details, Multan Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization team’s intercepted suspected truck bearing registration number TLQ-237/Lasbela and container displaying registration number PT-1436/Sindh in their action from Head Taunsa Bridge. The impounded vehicles were ... Read More »

Multan Customs seizes smuggled tyres worth Rs8m near Taunsa Bridge

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MULTAN: Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization seized huge quantity of smuggled tyres and goods along with vehicles worth Rs8 million in their operation. According to details, Customs Collectorate received credible information from their source that different smuggled goods loaded on container and trucks entered into jurisdiction from Quetta and said goods will be transported through Taunsa route. Collector Customs Ambreen Ahmad Falki ... Read More »

Collector Adjudication Asif Abbas will hear 23 seizure cases of worth Rs316.346m

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MULTAN: Collector Customs Adjudication Asif Abbas Khan will hear 23 seizure cases of worth Rs316.346 million on 5th October (today). Sources told Customs Today, that Collector Customs Adjudication Asif Abbas Khan will carry out the hearing of 23 seizure cases of Multan and Faisalabad Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization and Customs Intelligence. Collector Customs Adjudication will hear seven seizure cases of worth ... Read More »

Multan Customs collects Rs869.541m petroleum development levy in September

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MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs has collected Rs869.541 million under the head of petroleum development levy during the month of September. Sources told Customs Today, Multan Customs collected petroleum development levy from oil marketing companies on the clearance of ex-bonding of high speed diesel (HSD) shipments from Multan Dry Port. Petroleum development levy is levied by federal government on the oil ... Read More »