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AFU BKIAP thwarts smuggling of 180 smart phones from Dubai

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PESHAWAR: The Air Freight Unit of the Pakistan Customs posted at the Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar has frustrated an attempt of smuggling of 180 foreign origin smart phones from Dubai into Pakistan on Tuesday. The Unit informed Customs Today on Tuesday that the smart phones are of foreign origin Samsung and LG brands which were seized from one Muhammad ... Read More »

Torkham protesting clearing agents stop clearance of goods due to WebOC registration

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PESHAWAR: The customs clearance of goods was stopped between Pakistan and Afghanistan due to a protest held by All Torkham Customs Clearing Agents on Tuesday. The customs clearance was ceased due to implementation of the WebOC registration which is necessary for vehicles to cross the border for trade purposes. Earlier, the Customs Department has said that no registration of vehicles ... Read More »

Torkham Customs Station seizes 30,000 Euros from Afghan national

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PESHAWAR: The customs staff of the Torkham Customs Station on Sunday recovered an amount of 30,000 Euros, equal to Rs3.7million, from an Afghan national at the departure scanner/room. Investigation is underway from the accused. This was stated by Collector Customs Gul Rahman while talking with Customs Today on Monday at the Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar. Collector Customs Gul Rahman further ... Read More »

About 200,000 Saudi Riyals recovered from Pak national at Torkham Gate

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PESHAWAR: The customs staff of the Torkham Customs Station recovered an amount of 200,000 Saudi Riyals, equal to Rs5.5million, at Torkham Gate on Monday. The amount was recovered from a Pakistani national namely Kaleem Ullah s/o Ishaq Khan r/o Landi Kotal, Khyber Agency. The amount was recovered from the accused smuggler at the time of departure by making a body ... Read More »

KP NAB starts inquiry into mega scam of overbilling of 40m extra units

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PESHAWAR: To Promote the vision of honorable Chairman NAB Justice Javed Iqbal to provide relief and facilitation to the general public through accountability regime, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has initiated an inquiry into a mega scam of overbilling of 40 million extra units against 25,000 consumers which amounts to Rs240million thereby illegally overburdened the downtrodden strata of ... Read More »

Dry Port Peshawar goes profitable with Rs515m revenue from July to November

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PESHAWAR: The Dry Port Peshawar has generated an amount of Rs2891million revenue from July to November during current FY2017-18 against Rs2376million done from July up to November in the previous FY2016-17. So the Dry Port Peshawar has collected Rs515million more revenue from July to November of current FY 2017-18 against previous FY 2016-17 for which the activity of Dry Port ... Read More »

Torkham Customs Station generates Rs4240m revenue by November 30

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PESHAWAR: The Torkham Customs Station of the Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar has collected an amount of Rs4240million revenue up to 30th of November of the current FY2017-18, informed by Muhammad Najib, Deputy Collector Customs at Torkham Custom Station on Friday, during a talk with Customs Today. The duty collection by the Torkham Customs Station has been coming routinely after it ... Read More »

‘MCC Peshawar generates extraordinary duty collection in last few months’

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PESHAWAR: The Model Customs Collectorate of Customs House Peshawar has generated Rs9624.72million revenue from July to November in the current FY2017-18. This was stated by Collector Customs Gul Rahman at the MCC Peshawar while talking with Customs Today on Friday. The MCC Peshawar has received a great deal of duty collection in the last few months of current FY. The ... Read More »

1kg gold being smuggled from Dubai into Peshawar seized

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PESHAWAR: The Customs Air Freight Unit of the Bacha Khan International Airport has foiled an attempt of smuggling of 1kg gold from Dubai into Peshawar on Wednesday in Peshawar. The accused smuggler had packed the gold in his shoes but Customs staff was smart enough to trace the gold. Accused Tahir Ali hails from the district Swabi and an FIR ... Read More »

Torkham Customs foils bid to smuggle2,00,000 Saudi Riyals

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PESHAWAR: The Torkham Customs Station has foiled an attempt to smuggle 2, 00,000 Saudi Riyals from Pakistan to Afghanistan through Torkham border in Khyber Agency. The Torkham Customs officials informed Customs Today that during checking the customs force posted at Torkham gate have recovered two lac Saudi Riyals from the procession of Kaleem Ullah son of Ishaq Khan who belongs ... Read More »

KP police hands over three NDP vehicle to Customs House

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PESHAWAR: The non-duty paid vehicles which were seized by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police handed over to Customs House Peshawar on Monday. The sources told Customs Today that three vehicles were seized during routine checking which were loaded with foreign origin cloth for which the Police asked about documents for legal possession of the cloth. The driver failed to produce any paper ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs collects Rs2104.43m during November

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PESHAWAR: The Model Customs Collectorate collected Rs2104.43 million against the assigned target of Rs 1784.04 million assigned during the month of November. Gul Rehman during a talk with Customs Today said that in the current month the MCC has showed outstanding performance and posted a growth of 17.96 percent in collection of all duties. He told that that during the ... Read More »

Pak-Afghan trade boosts as Rs1204.73m collected in 29 days

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PESHAWAR: The Pakistan-Afghan trade activities have increased in November which is clear from the volume of income that is Rs1204.73million collected by the Torkham Customs Station in 29 days of current month in FY2017-18. The sources told Customs Today on Thursday that about 8,000 to 9,000 people cross Torkham Border into Pakistan each day which has been adding a good ... Read More »

MCC Peshawar earns comparative profit of Rs327m during 26 days

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PESHAWAR: The Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar has earned Rs1682.172million in 26 days of November in the current FY2017-18 against Rs1355.657million done in the same time period of previous FY2016-17. So the net comparative margin of profit is Rs327million. The sources at Customs House Peshawar informed Customs Today that the Collector Customs was told by Statistical Department about the current status ... Read More »

KP govt gets 10000-Kanal piece of land for CPEC industrial estate

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PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has acquired a piece of 10000-Kanal land at Rashakai near Mardan for establishment of industrial zone under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). A report, quoting a spokesman for provincial government, said initially 15 industrial units of food processing, textile and marble will be set up in the zone. A Chinese delegation recently visited the site ... Read More »

‘Inclusion of India in trade pact with Afghanistan to jeopardize Pak interests in region’

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PESHAWAR: Better trade policies can save the country from further economic fall, and depoliticizing of Pak-Afghan Trade Transit Route might attract international traders to invest for the economic development in the region. To facilitate the import of perishable goods, including fresh fruits from Afghanistan, dedicated staff has been posted for the round-the-clock clearance of goods at the Torkham Customs Station. ... Read More »

No corrupt official will be spared in Customs Dept: Gul Rahman

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PESHAWAR: The Collector Customs, Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar, has said that no effort will be spared to take action against the corrupt officials. Collector Customs Gul Rahman said this while talking to a delegation of the Pakistan Customs at his office at the MCC Peshawar on Wednesday. He added that corruption has become a very hot issue of the present ... Read More »

Customs recovered 29900 dollars from Afghan national at Torkham border

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TORKHAM: The Customs staff at Torkham Customs Station on Tuesday has seized 29,900 US dollars from an Afghan national in the departure scanning hall at Torkham border. The Collector Customs Gul Rahman has lauded the activities of Customs Station Torkham in November which had led the Customs House Peshawar to earn millions of extra revenue by intercepting alien currency to ... Read More »

Torkham Customs recovers 2,14,000 Saudi Riyals from Afghan national

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PESHAWAR: The Model Customs Collectorate Customs Station Torkham recovered Saudi Riyals 214000 equivalent to Pakistani rupees of 5.9 million from an Afghan national who departing to Afghanistan at Torkham Border. Sources told Customs Today, that the currency was concealed in the luggage of Khalid Danial and was detected through scanning of his luggage. First Investigation Report (FIR) has been lodged ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs collects Rs 1524.41m in 20 days of November

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PESHAWAR: The Collectorate of Customs has collected Rs1524.41 million revenue in 20 days of November in current Fiscal Year 2017-17. Sources told Customs Today that model Customs Collectorate collected Rs 652.76 million under the head of customs duty (CD) during the first 20 days of November which has been increased against the revenue collection made up to 20th November of ... Read More »