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Customs GPO foils bid to smuggle Rs 1.6 cannabis on Thursday

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive deputed at General Post Office (GPO) foiled a bid to smuggle cannabis worth Rs1.6 million. Sources told Customs Today, that Customs Preventive Superintendent Nayyar Sultan and Inspector Mazharul Haq on suspicion intercepted a parcel booked from Canada. Sources told that Customs team detained the parcel and started their investigation after registering a case of smuggling ... Read More »

Pakistan an emerging market,  has bright future: UK PCCI

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LAHORE: Pakistan is a peaceful country and an emerging market, having a bright future besides Pakistan has immense trade and industry potential. These views were expressed by UK Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry President (UKPCCI) Ch M Sadeeq while talking to Customs Today here during his visit to Lahore with a business delegation. He said that Pakistan is a ... Read More »

Additional Collector Zahra Haider issues ONO in Toyota Mark X case

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LAHORE:  Collectorate of Customs Adjudication Additional Collector Zahra Haider has issued Order-in-Original (ONO) 07/2017. Brief facts of the case as reported by the Superintendent Customs, ASO Model Customs Collectorate Lahore vide contravention report no:  141/2017 dated 6.6.2017 are that, pursuant to an information on 29.4.2017, anti-smuggling staff intercepted a Toyota Mark-X bearing registration plate number ED-900 Islamabad at Liberty Market, ... Read More »

FBR posts customs & IR officers of BS-20

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LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has transferred and posted two officers of BS-20 in Sargodha and Faisalabad with immediate effect. As per details, Khalid Mahmood-III (Inland Revenue Service/BS-20) has been transferred from RTO Sargodha to RTO WHT Sargodha and he is also assigned additional charge of the post of Commissioner till the posting of a regular incumbent. Similarly, Ahsan ... Read More »

Customs Preventive ASO impounds Rs310m Q Mobiles from Behria Town

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Monday confiscated over R310 million illegally imported Q Mobiles from a godown in Behria Town and arrested one person. The mobiles were seized in the presence of the godown watchman, whom customs authorities asked to inform his owners and produce legal documents but he failed despite the fact that he was given ... Read More »

E-payment to prove instrumental in tax collection: Collector Jamil Nasir

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LAHORE: Collector of Customs Customs Collectorate of Appraisement Jamil Nasir Khan has said that e-payment module will bring revolution in the tax collection mechanism. He was addressing the participants of an awareness session on e-payment module which was held in collaboration with the Directorate General of Reforms and Automation at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Monday Khan ... Read More »

Sukkur Customs recovers 255kg hashish worth Rs15m

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SUKKUR: Pakistan Customs Collectorate team on Saturday foiled a bid to smuggle huge quantity of charas and arrested an accused identified who was later identified as Shah Muhammad, a residence of Saryab Road Queeta. A passenger bus was also taken into the custody. According to details, Collector Customs Hyderabad Akhlaq Ahmad Khattak received credible information about some narcotics smuggling attempts. ... Read More »

Lahore Customs Intelligence seizes 20,000 smuggled Q Mobiles

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LAHORE: Directorate General of Customs Intelligence and Investigation has impounded  over Rs 33 million mobile phones (mostly Q Mobile) and their accessories. On information Director Rubab Sikandar lead the crackdown in Lahore in anti-smuggling campaign. This is the fourth incident wherein another approximately 20,000 smuggled mobile phones (Q Mobile) have been seized. It may be recalled that MCC Preventive Karachi ... Read More »

Traders demand uninterrupted & hassle free cross-LoC trade mechanism

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LAHORE: Speakers at seminar demanded the need for uninterrupted and hussle-free cross-Line of Control trade mechanism for promotion of business and commerce activities the other day. Amidst a lot of jubilation and zeal, the 9th year of Cross-LoC trade between both sides of the line of control in Jammu & Kashmir was commemorated by the business community and traders of ... Read More »

Deputy Collector Adjudication Hasan Farid issues ONO in favor of ASO

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LAHORE: Deputy Collector Customs Adjudication Mohammad Hasan Farid issued Order-in-Orginal (ONO) in favour of Customs Preventive Anti Smuggling Organization. Brief facts of the case that ASO team intercepted a Mitsubishi Pajero Jeep bearing registration no. LOP-196 near Ichra Bazar Ferozepur Road. The person claimed the ownership of the vehicle and identified himself as Arif Javed son of Muhammad Hussain. On ... Read More »

UK businessmen eye to enhance business, trade ties with Pakistani counterparts

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LAHORE: Pakistan is an emerging market and British businessmen are ready to coordinate with their Pakistani counterparts to avail business opportunities in the country. These views were expressed by UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy Rehman Chishti while talking to LCCI Acting President Zeshan Khalil and Executive Committee here at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry along with UK Diplomats. ... Read More »

Call to withdraw customs duty, sales tax on cotton import

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LAHORE: All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Punjab Chairman Ali Pervaiz has urged the government to immediately notify withdrawal of four percent customs duty and five percent sales tax and other non-tariff restrictions on import of cotton to enable the industry to meet its export commitments. “The textile industry is in a difficult situation due to the prevalent cotton situation ... Read More »

Call to withdraw regulatory duty, WHT on bank transactions & FBR’s discretionary powers

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LAHORE: The government should withdraw regulatory duty, withholding tax on bank transactions and FBR’s discretionary powers immediately.  All Punjab Chambers of Commerce and Industry and trade associations made these demands at a convention held under the umbrella of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry here.  “We would gather outside Parliament if our genuine demands are not accepted,” the participants ... Read More »

Customs ASO impounds non-customs paid BMW worth Rs 6m from Defence

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) on Tuesday impounded an illegally imported BMW worth Rs 6 million from the Defence area here. Sources told Customs Today that on information of Collector of Customs Faiz Ahmed, the ASO intercepted a BMW model 2007 bearing registration no: ZU/750. Sources said that the ASO team asked the owner of the vehicle to ... Read More »

Additional Collector order for confiscation of Toyota Crown

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LAHORE: Additional Collector Customs Adjudication Zahra Haider has issued Order-in-Original (ONO) No. 26/2017 in favour of Customs Anti Smuggling Organization. Brief facts of the case that Customs Anti Smuggling Organization received credible information that a white colored Toyota Crown plying on the roads of the city. The ASO team intercepted the above mentioned vehicle bearing registration no:BED-831 (Karachi). The person, ... Read More »

Chief Collector Central Region Zeba Hai greets officers for achieving target

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LAHORE: Chief Collector Customs, Central, Lahore Zeba Hai Azhar on Monday presided over a meeting of the collectors and officers of the Central Region and discussed successful achievement of assigned revenue targets. The Chief Collector Customs congratulated her team on this unprecedented growth in respect of revenue collection and hoped that the Central Region would witness similar success in coming ... Read More »

FBR to investigate individuals, companies involved in Paradise Leaks

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ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is examining the Paradise Leaks papers. The papers mention the names of 135 Pakistani nationals, including former prime minister Shaukat Aziz. Sources told Customs Today that the Pakistanis, whose name appeared in the latest data dump of financial papers, will be issued a notice in the regard. The sources said that the list ... Read More »

FBR terminates probation period of 55 IR officers of BS-17

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LAHORE: On qualifying Final Passing Out Examination (FPOE), the probation period of 55 officers belonged to Inland Revenue BS-17 has been terminated with immediate effect. Sources told Customs Today, that the IR officers of BS-17 whose probation was terminated included Ms Sania Makhadoom, Hayat Omer Malik, Najmul Hassan, Zenib Ahmed Cheema, Ahmed Taimor, Mehak Fatima, Javaria Hayat, Farha Khan, Mehreen ... Read More »

FBR undertake transffers, postings of IR officers of BS 21,20

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LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has undertaken large scale transfers and postings of various  officers of Inland Revenue Service (BS-20-21) with immediate effect and until further orders. According to the details, Naushad Ali Khan (Inland Revenue Service/BS-21) has been transferred as Member, Federal Board of Revenue (Headquarters), Islamabad from Large Taxpayers Unit, Islamabad as Chief Commissioner while Habibullah Khan ... Read More »

FBR undertake transffers, postings of IR officers of BS 21,20

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LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has undertaken large scale transfers and postings of various  officers of Inland Revenue Service (BS-20-21) with immediate effect and until further orders. According to the details, Naushad Ali Khan (Inland Revenue Service/BS-21) has been transferred as Member, Federal Board of Revenue (Headquarters), Islamabad from Large Taxpayers Unit, Islamabad as Chief Commissioner while Habibullah Khan ... Read More »