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Customs Preventive foils bid to smuggle heavy ammunition

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Thursday foiled a bid to smuggle heavy ammunition from Allama Iqbal International Airport (AIIP). Sources told Customs Today that Collector Ahmed Rauf received credible information that an attempt would be made to smuggle some contraband items. He immediately passed on instructions to Additional Collector Tayyaba Kiyani regarding strict vigilance. Sources told that at around 5am, ... Read More »

Businessmen should avail help desk facility for Asset Declaration Scheme

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LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry has urged the business community to avail Help Desk facility for Asset Declaration Scheme. Talking to media, the LCCI President Almas Hyder, Senior Vice President Khawaja Shahzad Nasir and Vice President Faheem-ur-Rehman Saigal said that the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry has established Help Desk with the objective to provide guidelines ... Read More »

FBR to hold “Asset Declaration Scheme 2019” seminars

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LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Corporate Regional Tax Office (CRTO) has started awareness campaign on “Asset Declaration Scheme 2019”. According to details, Regional Tax Office (CRTO) asset declaration team comprising Deputy Commissioner Umer Zeb Khan and others under the leadership of Commissioner Syeda Noreen Zahara has started sensitization on the Asset Declaration Scheme 2019. In this regard the team ... Read More »

Customs Preventive busts smuggled cloth worth Rs100m from Delhi Gate

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Preventive recovered huge quantity of smuggled cloth worth Rs100 million in a successful raid. According to the details, in pursuance of policy lines given by Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Shabbar Raza Zaidi and the directives of the Member Customs Operations Jawwad Owais Agha, Customs Preventive has intensified the information based operations against transportation and trade ... Read More »

DGTR holds training sessions of Customs Central Region

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LAHORE: The Directorate General of Training& Research (Customs), Regional Office, organized three training sessions on diversified topics for officers and officials of the customs department posted in Central Region during the last two months. A training session on “Pakistan’s Anti-Money Laundering Apparatus and Current Challenges” was held on April 12, 2019. The session was conducted by Director (In-service training), NPA ... Read More »

Govt accepts all proposals submitted by LCCI in Budget 2019-20

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LAHORE: After the Federal Budget speech, the LCCI President Almas Hyder, who was flanked with the Senior Vice President Khawaja Shahzad Nasir and Vice President Faheem-ur-Rehman Saigal, said that various proposals of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry have been accepted in the federal budget. He said that zero-rate of duties on 1600 items including raw materials reduce the ... Read More »

Govt focusing on ease of doing business in order to facilitate businessmen: Hafeez Shaikh

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LAHORE: A leading delegation of industrialists on Saturday had an important meeting with Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh in the presence of Advisor of Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razaq Dawood, State Minister for Revenue Hammad Azher and Governor Punjab Chaudhary Muhammad Sarwar. LCCI President Almas Hyder was leading the delegation while Dr. Salman Shah, ... Read More »

Businessmen should be united in current economic condition of our country: Arshad Bhatti

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LAHORE: Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Standing Committee for Import and Customs Affairs Convener Mohammad Arshad Bhatti has said that business community must remain united due to current economic condition of the country. He lauded the decision of government for abolishing zero rated regime but there is need to impose the same on export oriented units He expressed ... Read More »

Customs I&I to hold auction of non-customs paid vehicles on 27th

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LAHORE: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) will hold auction of 21 non-customs paid luxury cars on June 27th. The details of the cars along with their models and registration numbers included 2003 model Mercedes Benz S320, 1997 model Mercedes Benz E-240, 2000 model Mercedes Benz S500 car, 2003 model Mercedes Benz S500, 2004 model Mercedes Benz C180, 1999 ... Read More »

Deputy Collector Moazzam Raza issues show cause notice to five sepoys

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Deputy Collector Moazzam Raza has issued show cause notice to four sepoys due to their un-authorised absence from duty. The show cause notices were issued to Sepoy Maqsood Ahmed, Sepoy Syed Asad Abbas Shah, Sepoy Malik Mohammad Shafiq, Sepoy Muhammad Arshad Rajput and Sepoy Shahid Hussain. The show cause notices stated that it has been ... Read More »

ADC Basit Maqsood vows to take action against corrupt staff

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LAHORE: Additional Collector of Customs Basit Maqsood has said that when Customs ASO teams initiate crackdowns against the smuggling activities, they are usually accused of corruption; however, if solid proofs are provided strict action against the staff involved in corruption will be taken. He expressed these view while talking to a section of media about the alleged involvement of ASO ... Read More »

No new tax would be imposed in upcoming Punjab budget: Hafiz Mumtaz Ahmed

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LAHORE: Business community would have some good news in the upcoming Punjab Budget. No new tax would be imposed while government would try to reduce the frequency of taxes as well. This was stated by Provincial Minister for Excise, Taxation and Narcotics Control Hafiz Mumtaz Ahmed while speaking at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry. LCCI President Almas Hyder ... Read More »

Member Customs Operations Dr. Jawwad Uwais appreciates performance of Lahore Preventive

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LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Member Customs (Operations) Dr. Jawwad Uwais Agha held marathon sessions on 24 & 25th May with Chief Collector of Customs Central Region Zeba Hai Azhar and Collectors of the Central Region (Appraisement & Preventive, Faisalabad and Multan) of Pakistan Customs. During the course of meetings the performance in terms of revenue collection and enforcement ... Read More »

Customs I&I impounds non-duty paid auto parts worth Rs70m from Shadbagh

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LAHORE: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation impounded huge quantity of smuggled auto parts from a warehouse located in Shadbagh. The market value of seized spare parts is Rs70 million. Sources told Customs Today that Director Intelligence and Investigation Rubab Sikandar received credible information that huge quantity of smuggled auto parts are dumped in a godown located in Shahdara. She ... Read More »

DC Moazzam Raza distributes work among employees of Class-IV

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Deputy Collector Moazzam Raza has issued office order for distribution of work among class-IV staff deputed at Allama Iqbal International Airport (Traffic) with effect from May 23, 2019. According to the office order, all the havaldars and sepoys shall perform their duties strictly in accordance with the duty assigned to them. All havaldars and sepoys ... Read More »

FBR Member Customs Operations Jawwad Agha to visit Customs House today

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LAHORE: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Member Customs Operations Dr. Jawwad Uwais Agha will visit Customs Central Region today. Sources told Customs Today that during his visit Member Customs Operations will hold meeting with Chief Collector Customs Central Region Zeba Hai Azhar and will review performance of the Collectorate up to May 2019. Sources told that Member Customs Operations will ... Read More »

DC Moazzam Raza issues new roster for staff of Customs AIIA

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Deputy Collector Moazzam Raza has issued instructions to the staff members deputed at Allama Iqbal International Airport (AIIA). According to new instructions, all superintendents, deputy superintendents and inspectors shall wear proper uniform with name plates and customs emblems. Staff is required to maintain highest degree of punctuality and regularity and should arrive at least 10 ... Read More »

Customs I& I to hold auction of impounded vehicles on Thursday

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LAHORE: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation will hold auction of impounded vehicles on May at State Warehouse. According to the details, 23 vehicles will be presented for auction. The vehicles include Toyota progress car 2927cc, 1999 model, BMW car 745I, 2003 model, Honda Civic Hybrid car 1339cc, 2006 model, FD3-1006468, Honda Accord car CL-9, 2002 model, Toyota Mark-X car, ... Read More »

Deputy Collector Moazzam Raza distributes work among nine inspectors

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Allama Iqbal International Airport (AIIA) Deputy Collector Mohammad Moazzam Raza has issued orders for distribution of work among nine inspectors with immediate effect and until further orders. According to office order Inspector Ashraf Qazi presently performing his duty at shift-III arrival is transferred to departure shift-III/supervision (baggage examination). Inspector Ashfaq Ahmed will also perform his ... Read More »

Collector Ahmed Rauf constitutes special car cell to stop smuggling of vehicles

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LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Collector Ahmed Rauf constituted a special car cell to curb smuggling of non-duty paid vehicles and deputed two inspectors in order to streamline working with regard to operations against non-duty paid/smuggled vehicles. According to notification, Inspector Muhammad Muratib Mushtaq currently performing his duties at chief office customs (central) is directed to report to Collectorate of ... Read More »