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Customs I&I Enforcement busts smuggling of Kerosene Oil  

Customs seize oil-smuggling tanker copy

KARACHI: Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Enforcement has busted huge quantity of Kerosene oil being imported on the name of white spirit. According to the details, three importers namely SMD Sons Pvt Ltd, M A Corporation Lahore and Power Industries Karachi were indulged in smuggling of Kerosene oil in garb of white spirit for last two years. On the tip ... Read More »

Customs Preventive, law enforcement agencies join hands to curb smuggling 

Saifullah Junejo

KARACHI: The Collectorate of Customs Preventive has been in coordination with all the law enforcement agencies to curb smuggling and break the network of smugglers. According to the source, to stop the smuggling of the drugs and other contraband items, the customs authorities have contacted the all the law enforcement agencies to chalk out a plan and develop Standard Operating ... Read More »

Custom Preventive seizes contraband items worth Rs 328.73m in three months: Collector Junejo


KARACHI: The Customs Collectorate Preventive has shown tremendous performance during the last three month by taking various actions against smugglers. According to the details, Collector of Customs Collectorate Preventive Dr Saifuddin Junejo and Deputy Collector Customs Preventive Headquarters Dr Ali Raza held a press conference and briefed the media person regarding the overall performance of the department. During the briefing, ... Read More »

ASO seizes contraband items worth million of rupees from Chakwal


KARACHI: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has seized a huge quantity of contraband items worth millions of rupees after a successful raid at a passenger bus near Chakwal. According to the source, secret information was received by the Director General of Directorate General Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Shaukat Ali that a huge quantity of milk ... Read More »

Collector Preventive Saifuddin Junejo hails team for foiling bid to smuggle 7.75kg heroin to UK


KARACHI: Collector Customs Preventive Saifuddin Junejo has appreciated the team for seizing a huge quantity of heroin at Jinnah International Airport (JIAP). Talking to the media, Collector Customs Preventive Saifuddin Junejo gave a detailed briefing on seizing the huge quantity of heroin during a raid at the departure lounge of the Karachi airport. He said that the Collector Customs Preventive ... Read More »

Customs Preventive foils bid to smuggle huge quantity of heroin at Karachi airport

Saifullah Junejo

KARACHI: A team of Customs Preventive has foiled a bid to smuggle a huge quantity of heroin from Jinnah International Airport (JIAP). Sources informed Customs Today, that the huge quantity of heroin worth millions of rupees was being smuggled to the foreign country. The officers have lodged a case against the suspects involved in the heinous crime. The officer of ... Read More »

Hard work of FBR officers resulted in 80pc increase in the revenue collections in four years

Member Dr Iqbal

KARACHI: The spokesman of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), while referring to the news reports appearing in some national dailies on the June 4, 2017, has clarified that his remarks during the hearing of the Senate Standing Committee on Finance have been given a wrong twist. He explained that he never stated that all Inland Revenue officers are compromised ... Read More »

PIA requests Customs to check new special security seals to curb smuggling


KARACHI: The administration of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has requested the Customs authorities to check special security seals during surveillance and checking. According to sources, due to the increased smuggling of drugs and other valuable goods through airlines, the PIA management has developed special security seals to restrict any kind of smuggling. The special seals have also been made for ... Read More »

Customs Preventive gears up action against smuggling, seizes 35 non-duty paid vehicles

Saifullah Junejo

KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Preventive has geared up action against those involved in smuggling of non-duty paid luxury vehicles. According to sources, on directives of Collector of Customs Collectorate Preventive Dr Saifuddin Junejo, the customs teams geared up action against people involved in heinous crime of smuggling. Sources informed Customs Today that a team is formed under supervision of Deputy ... Read More »

Inland Revenue serves notice on Karachi University due to tax default

tax notice defaultersss

KARACHI: The Inland Revenue (IR) of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has served a notice on the accounts department of the University of Karachi after a host of faculty members did not file their tax returns in 2016. The commissioner Inland Revenue (IR) Zone-V (WHZ), RTO-III, Karachi, has served the notice on Chief Accountant Qamar Iqbal Khan of the ... Read More »

Customs playing vital role in curbing drugs smuggling: Deputy Collector Ali Raza


KARACHI: Deputy Collector Customs Preventive (Headquarters) Ali Raza has said that the Custom Department is playing a vital role in curbing drug smuggling. In an event, which was organized by Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) at Sadequain Gallery, Ferer Hall, the deputy collector  delivered a key note address to the gathering. He said that the Customs is playing a vital role in ... Read More »

Customs gears up surveillance, strict checking at airports across country


KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has beefed up surveillance and checking of passengers at all airports across the country. Sources told Customs Today that surveillance and checking of the passengers at all airports was enhanced after 20 kilogramme heroin recovered from a Pakistan International Airline plane (flight No PK785) in London. Sources said , along with other airports of the country, the ... Read More »

Collector Preventive Junejo to address on “Supply and Abuse of Drugs” today

Saifullah Junejo

KARACHI: Collector of Customs Collectorate Preventive Dr Saifuddin Junejo will address the participants of a meeting as Guest of Honor on Supply and Abuse of Drugs on Monday. The event was organized by Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) at Sadequain Gallery, Ferer Hall, on Monday. The collector would address the gathering on how to control production, supply and abuse of drugs. During ... Read More »

DG Valuation Suraiya Butt disposes of revision petition of M/s Time Trading Company


KARACHI: Director General of Customs Valuation Suraiya Ahmed Butt issues Order in Revision No. 342/2017 under section 25-D of the Customs Act, 1969 in compliance of Lahore High Court in ICA No 241/2015 and W.P No 30801/2014 filed by M/s Time Trading Company, and M/s Zain International, Lahore. According to the details, M/s Time Trading Company Lahore had filed a ... Read More »

Customs Preventive grills crew members of PK-785 after narcotics found at Heathrow Airport


KARACHI: The Customs authorities have started investigations into the alleged recovery of narcotics from a plane of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) at Heathrow Airport London on May 15. Sources told Customs Today that the Customs authorities grilled the pilot, co-pilot and the cabin crew of the flight no PK-785 after it returned to Karachi from London the other day. ... Read More »

10-day long goods transporters’ strike ends after causing $1b loss to economy

port qasim

KARACHI: Karachi Port Trust (KPT) and Port Qasim Authority (PQA) are facing difficult situation after goods transporters announced to end ten days long strike. According to the details, the delegation of Karachi Goods Transport Alliance and All Pakistan Goods Transport Carrier Association held a successful day-long meeting with Governor Sindh Mohammad Zubair and ended the strike called against ban on ... Read More »

More than 80,000 containers parked at seaports due to transporters strike

Global Shipping Containers

KARACHI: The activities at both seaports of the mega city have stopped due to huge backlog of containers. According to the seaport sources, both Karachi Port Trust (KPT) and Port Qasim are packed with thousands of containers loaded with steel, coal, DAP and other bulk cargoes for last nine days. The movement of heavy vehicles is stopped due to strike ... Read More »

Exporters demand early solution of goods transporters strike affecting Rs 214b transactions


KARACHI: The All Pakistan Exporters Association has requested the Supreme Court to take suo moto notice of the strike of goods transporters, causing billions of rupees loss to the national economy. According to the details, Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Pakistan Hosiery Manufacturers and Exporters Association, Rice Exporters Association, Readymade Garments, Cloth Merchant along with other association held a ... Read More »

Chairman KPT holds high level meeting, discusses transporters strike with stakeholders

KPT Chairman

KARACHI: Karachi Port Trust (KPT) Chairman Vice Admiral (r) Shafqat Jawed has expressed concern over the pack situation of the seaport. According to the source, the chairman presided over a high level meeting and discussed the current situation and the strike of the goods transporters. Sources informed Customs Today that during the meeting, officers of the seaport as well as ... Read More »

ASO seizes non-duty paid vehicles, contraband items worth Rs 2,603m in 105 days

Shaukat Ali

KARACHI: Directorate General of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) has shown tremendous performance during the current year. According to the details, the ASO impounded non-duty paid luxury vehicles, Iranian origin diesel, foreign cigarettes as well as hashish along with other contraband items worth billions of rupees in different raids. The sources in the Directorate General of ... Read More »