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Customs Peshawar posts 7.69pc record increase during 22 days of February

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PESHAWAR: The Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar has generated Rs816.12million revenue in 22 days out of the whole month’s earmarked target of Rs1510.39million with a record growth of 7.69 percent. The Customs House Peshawar collected Rs269.23million of Customs Duty during 22 days against the target of Rs 581.21 million for the whole month of February allocated by Federal Board of Revenue. ... Read More »

Smuggling of drugs & Urea into Pakistan from Afghanistan frustrated

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PESHAWAR: The customs staff posted on Pakistan-Afghanistan Border aborted an attempt of smuggling hashish and opium from Afghanistan into Pakistan on Thursday. The truck bearing registration No: C-2997 was stopped in a routine checking at Charwazgai check-post at Landi Kotal by the border management force. Upon checking the truck, it found narcotics. The trucker tried to escape with the drugs ... Read More »

FBR chairman Pasha assures to solve issues being faced by importers: Collector Jadoon

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PESHAWAR: The Collector Customs Collectorate Peshawar has said that Chairman Federal Board of Revenue has shown commitment to solve the issues faced by importers at Torkham Boarder. The Collector Customs said this while talking with Customs Today on Customs House Peshawar. The Collector Customs Mohammad Saeed Jadoon said that Chairman FBR Tariq Mahmood Pasha have promised to main stream the ... Read More »

Customs laws have clear directions regarding import of goods: Advocate Sana Gulzar

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PESHAWAR: Section 25-A and section 25 differ from each other in nature and are applicable to goods of different genre, so vital education is necessary on the half of customs authorities before asking for goods declaration papers from the importers on their way to final destination. This was said by Advocate Sana Gulzar in exclusive interview with Customs Today on ... Read More »

Customs bylaws begin to apply soon after a man or an item enters or goes out of country

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PESHAWAR: The customs bylaws and regulations start applying soon after a person or an item enters or goes out of Pakistan. This was stated by Assistant Collector, Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar, Asma Javed Paracha, while giving an exclusive interview to Customs Today on Tuesday. She added that the Bacha Khan International Airport is facilitating trade of goods worth millions ... Read More »

Customs needs changes as it becomes more of a law enforcement force than a tax collecting agency

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PESHAWAR: The Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar collected Rs654.87million revenue in first 12 days of February, authorities informed Customs Today on Monday. The collectorate generally collects net taxes between Rs1276.89million to Rs2554.76million during the period of one month in which it does Rs800million to Rs900million Customs Duty and generates Rs500million to Rs800million of Sales Tax each month. Most of the revenue ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs impounds NDP vehicles & goods worth Rs135.78m

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PESHAWAR: The Customs Collectorate anti-smuggling unit impounded three cars and Suzuki loaded with non-duty paid goods worth millions of rupees. The sources informed Customs Today on Tuesday that three cars and a Suzuki were intercepted during last few days at Motorway Toll Plaza worth Rs 135.78 million. The sources added that one Suzuki vehicle was also impounded which was loaded ... Read More »

Collector Saeed seeks detailed report about stranded trucks at Torkham Border

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PESHAWAR: The Collector Customs Collectorate Muhammad Saeed Jaddon took notice of delay in customs clearance of trucks laden with fresh fruits and dry fruits at Torkham Border on Monday. The sources informed Customs Today that Collector Muhammad Saeed Jaddon discussed the matters faced by importers, exporters and industrialists with Rashid Habib Yusufzai Director Trade and Transit at MCC Peshawar The ... Read More »

Violation of customs laws will not be tolerated: Collector Saeed Jadoon

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PESHAWAR: The Collector Customs Saeed Jadoon said the violation of customs laws by customs officials and importers will not be tolerated. Violation of customs laws or regulatory provisions at customs check posts are taken very seriously by customs authorities and their sanctioning is actively pursued by involvement of officials, said Collector Customs at Customs Collectorate Muhammad Saeed Khan Jadoon while ... Read More »

Newly posted collector briefed about problems faced by importers & exporters

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PESHAWAR: A delegation of importers and exporters on Wednesday meets the newly posted Collector at Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar Dr Muhammad Saeed Khan Jadoon and congratulated him on assuming the charge there. The importers and exporters briefed the collector customs about the problems faced by them and clearing agents. They demanded early solution to the problems faced by importers and ... Read More »

PHC stays recovery of Sales Tax from Ghee & Steel Mills of FATA & PATA

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PESHAWAR: The Federal Board of Revenue earlier made an amendment in the Finance Act which made it mandatory to recover taxes from the importers of the FATA and PATA. The importers of the Federally Administrative Tribal Areas and Provincial Administrative Tribal Areas challenged it in the Peshawar High Court. A Division Bench, comprising of Justice Ikram Ullah and Justice Ghazanfar, ... Read More »

Customs Peshawar impounds eight NDP vehicles whose possessions were challenged by owners

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PESHAWAR: Deputy Superintendent Drugs Enforcement Cell of the Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar has taken into possession eight vehicles loaded with Non-Duty-Paid goods and their impounding were challenged by the owners in the Peshawar High Court. The customs authorities informed Customs Today on Monday that, amongst these vehicles, few were intercepted twice for the same charge and handed over to the ... Read More »

Korean importers & KP Investment Vice-Chairman discuss corruption-free investment

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PESHAWAR: A meeting was held between a delegation of the Korean Importers Association, headed by its Director Herbert Lee, with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Board of Investment & Trade (KPBOIT) Vice-Chairman Faisal Saleem Rahman to reduce the Import Duty on the latest tools and equipments. Both parties discussed the matters of mutual interest including investment in hydropower generation and other investment opportunities ... Read More »

‘Importers’ issues will be resolved on priority as they are only source for generation of revenue’

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PESHAWAR: Collector Customs, Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar, Muhammad Saeed Jadoon has said the importers’ problems will be solved on priority bases because they are only source for generating revenue. The Collector of Customs said this while visiting Torkham Customs Station in order to get firsthand information about the issues being faced by importers and transporters while travelling through Torkham Border. ... Read More »

KP govt required to end increase in Regulatory Duty as relief for Pak-Afghan businessmen

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PESHAWAR: The government needs to eliminate increase in the Regulatory Duty of exports to Afghanistan in order to give a relief to the importers and exporters of both countries. This was stated by Zahid Ullah Shinwari, President Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry, while giving an exclusive interview to Customs Today on Friday. The President SCCI said Pakistani export to ... Read More »

Is there nobody to hear woes of importers & laborers at Dry Port Peshawar?

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PESHAWAR: The importers and laborers in Peshawar have expressed great worries over the lack of basic facilities at the Dry Port Peshawar. The local importers have to suffer a loss of millions of rupees due to unavailability of basic facilities like shelter to cover the goods laden vehicles and restrooms for the laborers. The Customs Clearance Agents at the Dry ... Read More »

Saeed Jadoon vows expansion of Customs Duty collection during present Fiscal Year

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PESHAWAR: The new parameters will be set to expand the Customs Duty collection of the Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar during current Financial Year 2017-18. During the current month, the collectorate has showed a good performance which will be enhanced through further actions. This was stated by New Collector of Customs Muhammad Saeed Jadoon at the Customs House Peshawar while meeting ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs awards Inspector Sardar best performance certificate

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PESHAWAR: The Customs House Peshawar every year distribute acknowledgment certificates on good performance among officers of Customs Collectorate Peshawar. This year on the occasion of International Customs Day, Customs House Peshawar appreciated performance of ASO Nowshera and award best performance certificate to Inspector Sardar Hussain in recognition of his services for good seizures capability during different assignments was given to ... Read More »

Digitalization of customs rules to have good effects on revenue collections: Collector

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PESHAWAR: The Collector, Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar, Gull Rahman said the Customs bylaws work better by actions derived from dialogues. There is a need for more education to understand the seriousness of international trade policies which have faced challenges due to progressive groundwork mechanism. The collector customs said this while talking to Customs Today on Monday. He said the digitalization ... Read More »

Ghulam Khan & Kharlachi Customs Stations to be operational in first week of Feb

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PESHAWAR: The development work at the Ghulam Khan and Kharlachi Customs Stations has been completed and they will be operational in the first week of February, said Collector Customs Gull Rahman the other day while talking to Customs Today. These customs stations will be opened for all kinds of imports and exports of consignments across the border. The Collector Customs ... Read More »