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Multan Customs clears major coal technology consignments in August


MULTAN: Multan Appraisement Principal Appraiser Mahmood Ahmad Khan has said that the Multan Dry Port authorities have cleared the major consignments of the coal power plant in August to help government end energy crisis. He said that Kot Addu Power Plant Company (KAPCO) is an independent power plant company, which generates electric power and going to install new coal power ... Read More »

Multan Customs collects Rs 14.92b in August

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MULTAN: Multan Customs Collectorate has collected Rs 14.92 billion in August for FY 2014-15. The Anti-Smuggling Organisation has registered 15 cases in August 2014 which includes seven cases of vehicles and eight cases of contraband items, collecting Rs 7.26 million duty on the seized items. The Multan Customs also uncovered alleged tax evasion by Q Mobile smart phones company worth ... Read More »

Junaid asks officers to launch robust tax recovery campaign


MULTAN: Customs Intelligence Director Junaid Akram has urged the customs officers to perform their duties with dedication and strengthen the national economy by launching a robust tax recovery campaign and anti-smuggling operations. “All the officers will have to work hard to improve the revenue collection,” he said while visiting office of the customs intelligence in Multan. On the occasion, Additional ... Read More »

Rs4.7m tax evasion: Bail of SM Food Makers confirmed


MULTAN: The Customs Special Judge confirmed bail of the owner of Saim Mobeen Food Makers Chaudhry Zulfiqar Ali Anjum and other accused against the principal amount of tax evaded in the import of Carbon Steel rolls through under-invoicing. According to prosecution, the Saim Mobeen (SM) Food Makers evaded tax/duty in the clearance of Austrian-origin Carbon Steel sheets (parts of industrial ... Read More »

Multan Customs earns Rs1.836m from auction of seized goods


MULTAN: The Model Customs Collectorate Multan earned worth Rs1.836 million from the auction of different seized goods. The auction was held at Multan Dry Port which led by Customs Deputy Collector (dry port) Multan Muhammad Ali Malik along with Appraisement Officer Ashraf Shah and Auction Officer Muhammad Akram. There were four different vehicles put up for auction including a Toyota ... Read More »

Customs officials foil smuggling bids, seize bike chains, cloth


MULTAN: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation has thwarted attempts to smuggle motorcycle chains and cloths worth more than Rs1.1 million in separate incidents. As per details, the Customs Intelligence and Investigation intercepted a truck loaded with scrap. However upon search, the officials found 2,250 imported motorcycle chains and 60 branded tyres under the scrap. The made-in-China chains were weighing 2,215 ... Read More »

Customs to auction impounded vehicles on August 27


MULTAN: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation has announced the date for holding an auction of the vehicles lying in its warehouse and it will be held on August 27 (Wednesday). More than 10 motor vehicles will be put up for auction which includes different models of Toyota Corolla, Hiace van, Fielder, Titan Mazda and Hilux Surf. A large number of ... Read More »

Customs seizes smuggled diesel worth Rs 20m


MULTAN: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organisation (ASO) captured 80,000 litres of smuggled High Speed Diesel worth Rs 20 million from Dera Ghazi Khan region. As per detail, the Customs ASO intercepted two oil-tankers and recovered 80, 000 litres of smuggled diesel. The owners identified as Mohiuddin and Noor Ahmad were trying to sell the diesel to Hascol Petrol Pump in Dera ... Read More »

Customs seizes Q-Mobile handsets for Rs 770m tax evasion

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MULTAN: First time in the history of Model Customs Collectorate Multan, Collector Sarfraz Warraich and his team detected the largest tax evasion of Rs 770 million by Q-Mobile company, the biggest seller of handsets imported from China. Multan Customs Anti-Smuggling Organisation (ASO) detained handsets of Q-mobile on July 11, 2014 which were being transported from Karachi to Multan through Business ... Read More »

Customs seizes tyres worth Rs2.9m


MULTAN: Multan Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) has seized a truck loaded with imported tyres worth Rs 2.9 million in a raid at Khanewal road. The Customs Intelligence and Investigation Inspector Saleem has taken the action along with constable Zulfiqar on an anonymous information and seized the smuggled truck loaded with tyres. A source told Customs Today that while checking, ... Read More »

Azadi, Inqilab marches: South Punjab faces severe paucity of veg, fruit

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MULTAN: Local Markets of entire South Punjab including Multan are facing severe shortages of vegetables and fruits due to the prevailing political impasse caused by the Azadi and Inqilab marches of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT). The transporters from Upper Punjab and Sindh are not supplying vegetables and fruits to markets of South Punjab including Multan due ... Read More »

Hike in shipping charges: Rice exporters want govt to intervene


MULTAN: Rice exporters have shown concerns over what they called “unwarranted” increase in shipping charges by different shipping companies. As per details, the rice exporters have expressed great concern over the sudden and “unilateral” increase in the shipping charges for the export consignments of rice. They feared that the hike in shipping charges would upset the rice export in the ... Read More »

Customs I&I captures Industrial base oil worth Rs20m

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MULTAN: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation Multan claimed to have captured huge quantity of Industrial base oil worth approximately Rs20 million. On a tip-off, the Custom I&I carried out an operation against illegal smuggling of industrial oil near Chowk Maitla and seized a huge quantity of oil loaded in a container, weighing approximately 18 tonnes. The operation was led by ... Read More »

Industrial raw material import increases through Multan Dry Port: Ali Malik


MULTAN: Multan Dry Port Deputy Collector Muhammad Ali Malik said that the port authorities have been trying to facilitate the importers with its best available resources to clear the consignments on same day. He said that the industrial raw material import has also been increasing day by day through port due to early clearance of consignment. Multan Dry port has ... Read More »

Multan Customs seizes 100 bags of Plastic dana

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MULTAN: Multan Customs Intelligence and Investigation has seized 100 bags of plastic dana near Khanewal road Multan on absence of import documents. As per details, Customs Intelligence and investigation detained 100 bags of plastic dana on illegal import during a raid. The plastic dana was loaded from Ghala Mandi on a carrier and it was going to a factory for ... Read More »

FBR asks customs officers to declare assets


Multan: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has directed Inland Revenue officers and Customs officers to declare their assets details before August 15. As per details, FBR issued a notification to all regional tax offices and custom offices on July 24 to declare their assets before July 30 but due to Eid ul Fitr holidays the date extended further to ... Read More »

Multan Customs registers 19 cases in July, recovers Rs13.74m


Multan: Customs Intelligence and Investigation has registered total 19 seizure cases involving Rs 13.74 duty evasion in July 2014. As per details, Multan customs Intelligence and Investigation registered 13 cases in the range office Multan, 2 cases in Dera Ghazi Khan and one case in Sadiqabad respectively. Moreover, total duty and taxes recovered in these raids estimated at Rs13.74 million. ... Read More »

Discount facility ended on car token tax

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Multan: The discount facility on the token tax of motor cars by Excise and Taxation Department has ended during Eid holidays and now motor car owners have to pay double fee of token tax as fine. The token tax of motor vehicles has been an important source of levy collection for Tax and Excise Department. It brings considerable revenue and ... Read More »

Vehicle amnesty scheme: FBR yet to take action against culprits


Multan: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has failed to take action against the Customs officials involved in clearing thousands of Vehicles through vehicle Amnesty Scheme despite of the fact that court canceled the said scheme. According to detail, FBR has yet not taken any action against customs officials involved in illegal clearance of more than 52000 vehicles through vehicles ... Read More »

Multan customs registers 129 cases in FY 2013-14


MULTAN: Multan Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) has registered 129 seizure and revenue cases from July 2013 to July 2014. As per details, Customs I&I has registered five cases of vehicle seizure worth Rs 4.2 million, seven cases of miscellaneous goods worth Rs 226.83 million in July. According to a report from Multan Customs, June was the month in which ... Read More »