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Torkham Customs foils bid to smuggle weapons to Afghanistan


TORKHAM: The Customs team deputed at Torkham Customs station foiled a bid to smuggle huge quantity of arms to Afghanistan from Pakistan at Torkham border in Khyber Agency. Customs officials told Customs Today that customs personnel were on their routine duties at the gate when a truck bearing registration no: E-5715 arrived. The customs police searched the truck in order ... Read More »

Gul Rehman assumes charge as Collector Customs at Customs House Peshawar

Gul Rehman

PESHAWAR: The Customs House Peshawar welcomed new Collector Customs Gul Rehman after the departure of Qurban Ali Khan who served for years at Peshawar as Collector Customs Collector. According to the details, the new Collector Customs Gul Rehman was Director-Karachi at Directorate of Post Clearance Audit (PCA) Karachi earlier from the post where he has detected duty and tax evasion ... Read More »

Role of Customs very crucial in internationalization of CPEC: Collector Ali Raza


PESHAWAR: Collector Customs at Gilgit-Baltistan Muhammad Ali Raza has celebrated 70th Independence Day of Pakistan on August 14, 2017 with full enthusiasm and spirit at Sust Dry Port on Pakistan-China border. For the purpose, a special function was arranged at Pakistan-China border which was participated by Additional Deputy Collector Asdaq Afzal, Inspector Customs Saleem, Inspector Mumtaz and other customs officials ... Read More »

Customs Appraiser Abdul Hadi arrested for Rs600m corruption


PESHAWAR: The NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa apprehended Abdul Hadi, Appraiser, Customs Dry Port, Peshawar, on Wednesday for allegedly being involved in corruption & corrupt practices. His conduct caused the treasury a loss of more than Rs600million. During the course of inquiry, it was revealed that accused Abdul Hadi, being Appraiser, Custom Dry Port, Peshawar, in connivance with the M/s Jan Builders ... Read More »

Customs Torkham thwarts smuggling attempt of 312 gram gold into Pakistan


PESHAWAR: The Customs staff at Torkham Gate aborted another smuggling attempt of 312 gram gold on Tuesday by following the directives of Deputy Collector Torkham Customs Station who had received a tip-off about the smuggler. According to official sources, Customs staff acted upon the information received about a man to have the gold in his bag traveling to Pakistan from ... Read More »

Nine million fake cigarettes confiscated by Customs Peshawar


PESHAWAR: In a latest operation carried out by the Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I), nine million counterfeit cigarettes were seized from the Chugalpura area near Ring Road Bridge Peshawar on Tuesday. Inspector Abdur Rehman said that Custom officials were receiving various tip-offs about the production of illegal cigarettes of multinational brands at somewhere in Peshawar region. Following a tip-off, Intelligence ... Read More »

Rs8m loss witnessed in collection of Peshawar Customs Treasury Branch against 2015-16


PESHAWAR: The Customs House Peshawar collected taxes from various state owned entities situated in the jurisdiction of Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar. In the previous FY, Treasury Branch MCC Peshawar has generated the revenue of Rs162.73million as Customs Duty and Sales Tax on items. A drop of Rs8million was recorded in the collection of Treasury Branch as compared to the generation ... Read More »

MCC Peshawar follows words of FBR chief by earning Rs631.88m in 12 days of August

MCC Peshawar follows words of FBR chief by earning Rs631 88m in 12 days of August copy

PESHAWAR: The Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar has received Rs631.88million revenue during the first 12 days of August FY 2017-2018, sources told Customs Today on Friday at Customs House Peshawar. Deputy Collector MCC Peshawar termed the increase in collection a vital job done to expand the tax-net as stated by the newly appointed FBR chairman to do so by increasing the ... Read More »

Torkham Customs thwarts attempt of gold-smuggling into Afghanistan


PESHAWAR: The Torkham Customs foiled a bid to smuggle gold from Pakistan into Afghanistan on Saturday morning, the official sources told Customs Today. The sources added that the weight of gold is 27 Tola while a man was apprehended for the smuggling. The customs staff was offering routine duties on Saturday morning when a man, who was on his way ... Read More »

Hazara Customs Stations remains surplus in FY2016-17 by earning Rs868.28m revenue


PESHAWAR: The Hazara Customs Station has exceeded the collection during previous Financial Year 2016-17 by generating a large amount of Rs868.28million revenue. The Hazara Customs Station received Rs190.76million more revenue than it did in FY2015-2016 which was Rs677.52million. Additional Deputy Collector at Customs House Peshawar told Customs Today on Wednesday that the collections at various customs stations such as Hazara, ... Read More »

BWH Peshawar generates Rs774m extra revenue against previous Financial Year’s


PESHAWAR: The Bonded Ware House Peshawar has received Rs2885.95million of revenue collection during FY2016-17 against the revenue collection of Rs2111.38 million during the corresponding Financial Year 2015-16. So the increase of income between the two years is Rs774million. The B.W.H Peshawar collected a total of Rs1123.80million as customs duties out of which Rs0.53million was earned by impounding miscellaneous goods in ... Read More »

Dry Port Peshawar receives more revenue than last Financial Year’s

increase exports

PESHAWAR: The Dry Port Peshawar has generated Rs7573.58million revenue during Financial Year FY2016-2017, said Saiqa Abbas, Additional Collector, HQ Dry Port Peshawar. She lauded the efforts of Deputy Collector Dry Port on Tuesday in an exclusive talk with Customs Today. She said the revenue collected this year is more than the previous year and added that more steps have been ... Read More »

BKIAP generates Rs18.425m in July than last year’s July’s Rs14.431m

increases sales

PESHAWAR: The Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar has collected Rs18.425million revenue during the month of July FY 2017-2018 which is more than the revenue collected in the month of July 2016-2017 which is Rs14.431millions. So the increase of profit is Rs4million more than last year. The sources told Customs Today on Tuesday at the Customs House Peshawar that the BIAP ... Read More »

Gadoon station suffers a marginal loss of revenue during FY2016-17


PESHAWAR: The Gadoon Customs Station Swabi has collected a grand total of Rs94.1million revenue during FY2016-2017 with respect to Rs65.30million during corresponding year FY2015-2016. So Gadoon has to suffer a loss of Rs-28.8million. The Gadoon received total CD of Rs38.88million on items in the same period whereas it earned Rs1.27million by impounding various goods in the same period of time. ... Read More »

Zakir praises ASO Peshawar that brings income by seizing smuggled goods


PESHAWAR: Deputy Collector Zakir Muhammad, ASO Peshawar, has lauded the efforts of the Directorate of Anti-Smuggling Division Peshawar for aborting several attempts to smuggle the non-duty-paid goods which fetched Rs5.9million duty by impounding these contraband items in July 2017-2018. The sources told Customs Today that Anti-Smuggling Organization got several tip-offs about the goods being smuggled to different districts of Khyber ... Read More »

DGTO accused of violating rules by issuing illegal licences to various chambers


PESHAWAR: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) former President and Businessmen Panel (BMP) Secretary General Senator Ghulam Ali said on Thursday that Director General Trade Organizations (DGTO) had issued licences to different new chambers of commerce which even do not meet the criteria as per laws. Talking with newsmen, he alleged that the DGTO had cleared the ... Read More »

Customs R&A making efforts for improvements in WeBOC Cell: Collector Qurban Ali Khan

qurban ali khan

PESHAWAR: The Directorate General of Customs Reforms & Automation is making all possible efforts for to end automation of the record provided by the importers and exporters in the WeBOC cell in Customs House Peshawar to facilitate trading. The sources said that Collector Qurban Ali Khan was informed by the officials of WeBOC cell about the development in the registration ... Read More »

Woman apprehended with 27 tola of gold & foreign currency on Torkham Border


PESHAWAR: A women was arrested after a routine checking on Torkham Border for holding 27 Tola gold on her way from Afghanistan to Pakistan. The sources told Customs Today on Monday that the FC officials at Torkham gate found a woman having gold in her bag. When she was searched by the officials, some 1000 Riyals and 1500 Afghani currency ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs collects double revenue in first half of July: Collector Qurban Ali Khan

Collector Qurban Ali

PESHAWAR: The Customs Collectorate has earned double revenue in first 15 days of July 2017-2018 as compared with the collection in the month of July 2016-2017 by the Customs House Peshawar. Talking to Customs Today Collector Qurban Ali Khan said that Customs Peshawar has collected Rs500 millions during first 15 days of July 2016-2017, while it had collected Rs 252 ... Read More »

‘Smooth transportation of transit goods supporting economic uplift of country’

Collector Qurban Ali

PESHAWAR: The Collector Customs, Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar, Qurban Ali Khan has said the customs administration of Pakistan is playing a prominent role in the smooth transportation of transit goods among the provinces which is supporting the economic development of Pakistan. Speaking at the MCC Peshawar, he said on Thursday that the transit not only enables the goods to reach ... Read More »