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Customs Central Region collects Rs 1,179m till July 15


LAHORE: The Customs Central Region has collected Rs 1,179 million customs duty during the first 15 days of July 2017. Sources told Customs Today that the Customs Appraisement Lahore collected Rs 653 million customs duty while the Customs Preventive Lahore collected Rs 350 million during the period under review. While on the other hand, the Collectorate of Multan under the ... Read More »

FBR notifies transfer of six customs officials in Lahore, Sialkot, Faisalabad


LAHORE: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued a notification to transfer and post six officials who were performing their duties in Lahore, Sialkot and Faisalabad. According to the notification no: 1920/C-III/2017, Superintendent Customs Collectorate of Preventive Lahore Sardar Mohammad is transferred to Customs Collectorate Faisalabad, while Superintendent Sardar Ali Ejaz Bajwa, who is currently posted at Customs Collectorate ... Read More »

Customs ASO impounds non-duty paid luxury cars worth Rs 6 million

Collector Zulfiqar ALi

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Anti- Smuggling Organization (ASO) has impounded four illegally imported luxury vehicles from various localities in the city. Official sources told Customs Todaythat on the directions of Collector of Customs Preventive Zulfikar Ali Chaudhary, the ASO Lahore team led by Deputy Collector Moazzam Raza undertook crackdown against smugglers of illegal luxury cars. The team operating against ... Read More »

Customs Preventive Deputy Collector Palwasha Syed transfers various officials in Lahore

Collector Zulfiqar ALi

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Deputy Collector Headquarter Palwasha Syed has issued a notification no: 01/HRD-Estt/82/2016-17/513, transferring many superintendents, appraising officers and sepoys. According to the notification, Deputy Superintendent Muhammad Khalid Khan will perform his duties from Air Freight Unit (AFU) to Land Freight Unit Wagah, while Appraising Officer Ms. Zillay Huma, who is working at Air Freight Unit, will ... Read More »

Collector Appeals Dr. Asif hears four important cases today

collector appeals asif jah

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Appeal Collector Dr. Asif Mehmood Jah will hear four important appeals filed by different petitioners on Wednesday (today). According to details, M/s Universal Logistics Services (Private) Limited, which imported Boucher paper, was found involved in mis-declaration and evasion of duty and taxes, while M/s Chaudhary Muhammad Siddique and Sons also filed an appeal. The petitioner is ... Read More »

Familiarity with WeBOC must for women entrepreneurs: Deputy Collector Saqibur Rehman Warriach


LAHORE: Deputy Collector Customs Saqibur Rehman Warraich has advised women entrepreneurs to register themselves with WeBOC system if they want to be successful in import and export business. Warraich was giving a presentation at the Export Procedures and Payment Mechanism seminar held jointly by the Trade Development Authority (TDAP) and Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) in Lahore the ... Read More »

Collector Preventive Zulfiqar Chaudhary transfers, posts various customs officials

Collector Zulfiqar ALi

LAHORE:  Collectorate of Customs Preventive Collector  Zulfiqar Ali Chaudhary has distributed work among various customs officials with immediate effect and until further orders. According to a notification no 01/HRD-Estt/TP/Executive/88/2016/599 issued on Monday, Deputy Collector Pirzada Muhammad Omar Qasmi will also perform his duties at Passenger Facilitation Center and Land Freight Unit (LFU), Wagah. According to the same notification, Deputy Collector ... Read More »

Govt should introduce reforms to improve business friendly image of Pakistan, says Mian Nawaz


LAHORE: The government should introduce structural reforms in every sector of the economy to improve business friendly image of Pakistan and make it an attractive destination for foreign investment. These views were expressed by Mian Muhammad Nawaz, the chairman of the Standing Committee on Foreign Investment and Privatization and executive member of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the ... Read More »

Customs ASO seizes 85 non-duty paid smart phones from Shera Kot

Collector Dr. Zulfiqar

LAHORE:  Collectorate Of Customs Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has seized 85 non-duty paid smart phones and other goods worth millions of rupees. Sources told Customs Today  that the ASO, in pursuance of information of Collector Customs Preventive Zulfiqar Ali Chaudhary,  raided a godown and residence of one Dilroze Khan near Shera Kot and recovered a huge quantity of foreign origin ... Read More »

Collector of Appeal hears four important appeals

collector appeals asif jah

LAHORE: Collector of Customs Appeals Dr Asif Mehmood Jah has heard four appeals with regard to confiscation of goods and others. The first case was filed by appellant’s counsel Rana Muhammad Tayyab about used serviceable compressors for air conditioners. The case was detected by Customs Intelligence and Investigation Lahore while the appellant in the case was M/s Hassan Ali. In ... Read More »

Customs ASO recovers 638 smart phones from passenger bus

Collector Zulfiqar ALi

LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has recovered 638 smart phones of assorted brands from a passenger bus. Sources told Customs Today Collector Customs Preventive Zulfiqar Ali Chaudhary received information that a huge quantity of smart phones were being smuggled through a passenger bus. After receiving the information, he constituted an anti-smuggling team under the supervision of Superintendent ... Read More »

Deputy Collector Adjudication Farid declares confiscation of Toyota Corolla legal


LAHORE: Deputy Collector Adjudication Muhammad Hassan Farid has ordered the confiscation of a smuggled Toyota Corolla car bearing registration number LY-9132. The vehicle was seized by Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization in an action near Muslim Town, Ferozpur Road, Lahore. The person available in the vehicle introduced himself as a driver and stated his name and address as Muhammad Safique, a resident ... Read More »

Customs GPO foils bid to smuggle cocaine worth Rs 3m


LAHORE: Customs Preventive staff at General Post Office (GPO) has foiled a bid to smuggle artificial cocaine worth Rs 3 million from Brazil to Pakistan. Sources told Customs Today that the customs officials opened a parcel and recovered 230 gram artificial cocaine which was tactfully hidden in a sandwich maker. The drug was sent from Barazil on an address of ... Read More »

Customs ASO impounds 3 trucks loaded with non-duty paid of goods

Collector Zulfiqar ALi

LAHORE: The Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has impounded three Mazda trucks loaded with cigarettes, gutka, sheesha flavours, tobbaco Guru 300 and cigars worth millions of rupees. The ASO, in pursuance of information of Collector Customs (Preventative), Lahore Zulfikar Ali Chaudhary, raided a godown and residence of Muhammad Ayub, Muhammad Haroon and Abdul Qayyum, at Gari Shahu, Lahore and ... Read More »

105 newly recruited customs officers of BS-16 complete three-month training program in Lahore


LAHORE: As many as 105 newly recruited customs officers belonging to BS-16 from all Directorates and Collectorates of the Customs Central Region have completed a three-month specialized training programme in Lahore. The training was arranged by Directorate General of Training and Research (Customs) Lahore. It was exclusively designed for the customs officers of BS 16 by DGTR (Customs) Karachi and ... Read More »

FBR asked to reduce customs duty on imported items


LAHORE: Pakistan FMCG Association has urged the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to bring down all customs duties and taxes on all imported items from present 70 percent to 30 percent. The demand was raised at a meeting of the core committee of the Association held the other day with its chairman Anjum Nisar in the chair. The meeting was ... Read More »

Sufficient preparations required to get maximum out of CPEC: Director DGTR Rubina Wasti


Local manufacturers should not be ignored while granting incentives to Chinese companies: Abdul Basit LAHORE: China Pakistan economic Corridor (CPEC) can only be a fate or game changer for the country if sufficient preparations are made to face the challenges and get maximum out of it. These views were expressed by Directorate General of Training and Research Director Rubina Wasti ... Read More »

Customs Central Region posts 7pc growth in CD collection


LAHORE: Customs Central Region has collected Rs7455 million under the head of customs duty (CD) by posting a growth of 7 percent when compared with the same month’s target during previous Fiscal Year 2016-17. As per details the Customs Collectorate of Lahore Appraisement collected Rs 4531 million under the head of customs duty (CD) during period under review while Customs ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence &Investigation seizes electronic items valued Rs5.5m


LAHORE: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) confiscated worth Rs5.5million different Non-Duty-Paid goods including irons, shaving razors, toothbrushes and fabrics. The Customs I&I, on a tip-off received by the Director of Customs Intelligence and Investigation, intercepted the container loaded with the said NDP items. The sources said the NDP goods were being transported from Peshawar to Lahore market. It was ... Read More »

Govt urged to reimburse refund, rebates


LAHORE: Flour exporters who are exporting floors from Punjab, Khaber Pakhtoonkhaw and Balochistan are facing troubles due to the non-issuance of refunds and rebates while a number of mills have been shut down due to the shortage of capital. Theses views were expressed by Pakistan Floor Mills Association Chairman Riazullah Khan and group leader Asim Raza while talking to reporters ... Read More »