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China gifts 3 cargo scanning machines to Customs JIAP

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KARACHI: Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China hands over cargo scanning machines to Model Customs Collectorate Jinnah International Airport (JIAP). According to the details, the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China handed over three Cargo Scanning Machines to the Customs Collectorate (MCC) Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) Karachi. These machines are given as gift by the Chinese ... Read More »

Customs JIAP foils bid to smuggle narcotics

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KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Preventive team deputed at Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) apprehended accused along with narcotics. According to the details, on the tip-off by higher authorities, staff of customs JIAP posted at International Departure beefed up the surveillance during which a passenger was intercepted on suspicion. The customs team inquired regarding the travel documents and conducted checking of the ... Read More »

Pakistan Customs to deploy teams on 7 bordering areas to curb money laundering, smuggling

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KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has now spread its security blanket to the bordering areas of the country to root out the menace of money laundering. According to the details, the operations wing of the Pakistan Customs has constituted seven teams which will be deployed on the exit and entry points of the bordering areas of the country to stop the leakage ... Read More »

Appraisement East thwarts mis-declaration attempt

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KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement East thwarted an attempt to evade customs duty and taxes though mis-declaration worth millions of rupees. According to the details, the Collectorate foiled an attempt to evade duty and taxes through mis-declaring cold steel sheets but actually importing electro-light tin plates, inflicting millions of rupees loss on the country. The media officer of Customs Preventive ... Read More »

Appraisement West thwarts tax evasion attempt at KICT

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KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement West in a successful raid foiled a bid to evade duty and taxes worth millions of rupees at Karachi International Container Terminal (KICT). According to the details, on the tip-off by higher authorities, the team pf Appraisement West intercepted a TP container at KICT and examined the legal documents. The said TP container was destined for ... Read More »

Quetta Customs confiscates smuggled goods near Sirana

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QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Preventive confiscated huge quantity of smuggled goods worth millions of rupees in a successful raid in Quetta. According to the details, reacting over authentic information provided by the Chief Collector Customs Dr Zulfiqar Ali Chaudhary, a team of Customs Preventive was constituted to conduct a raid in the areas of Sirana in Quetta against smuggling of ... Read More »

Customs JIAP seizes prohibited medicines worth Rs3.2m

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KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs team deputed at Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) has apprehended an accused along with prohibited medicine worth millions of rupees. Sources told Customs Today that on the tip-off by higher authorities, staff of Customs posted at Arrival Hall enhanced checking and surveillance during which a passenger namely Mirza Waseem Baig was intercepted on suspicion. The customs team ... Read More »

Customs I&I recovers liqour in raid at DHA

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KARACHI: Directorate of Custom Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Anti -Smuggling Organization (ASO) has busted huge quantity of liqour worth millions of rupees. According to the details, not only at the check posts and several routes of smuggling connected with the bordering officers of the Custom Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) are alert and vigilant with in the ... Read More »

Customs seizes Indian origin consignment of expire white sugar

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KARACHI: Customs Directorate General of Afghan Transit Trade has seized a huge number of Indian origin consignments mis-declared as ‘white sugar’ destined to be consumed in Afghanistan. Sources told Customs Today that after confirmation through laboratory tests, the sugar is found to be “unfit for human consumption. So far 4472 Metric tons in 172 containers out of 258 containers have ... Read More »

FBR seeks support for implementation of Section 181-AA of income tax ordinance

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Syed Muhammad Shabbar Zaidi in his letter to Ministry of Power has sought its help for the implementation of Section 181AA of Income Tax Ordinance-2001 which specifically stipulates that any application for commercial or industrial connection of electricity or gas shall not be processed and such connection shall not be provided unless the ... Read More »

Federal Ombudsman visits One Window Facilitation Desk at JIAP

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KARACHI: Federal Ombudsman Syed Tahir Shabaz visited One Window Facilitation Desk (OWFD) at Jinnah International Airport of Pakistan (JIAP) along with Grievances Commissioner for Oversees Pakistanis Hafiz Ehsan Ahmed Khokhar and witnessed the provision of assistance to Oversees Pakistanis (OPs) by twelve different departments/agencies of the federal government at the Desk. Deputy Airport Manager of JIAP Imran Khan briefed the ... Read More »

Mission of DC Abdul Qadoos will be continued: Member Customs Agha Jawwad

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KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Member Customs Operations Agha Jawwad has said that the culprits involved in the brutal killing of Deputy Collector Preventive Quetta Customs Dr. Abdul Qudoos will soon be arrested. Addressing the condolence seminar conducted in Customs House after the martyrdom of Deputy Collector Preventive Quetta Customs Dr. Abdul Qudoos, Member Customs Agha Jawwad hailed his ... Read More »

Custom JIAP recovers gold ornaments worth Rs7.7m from Dubai bound passenger

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KARACHI: Collectrate of Customs Preventive team deputed at international departure lounge of Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) foiled another attempt of gold smuggling. Sources told Customs Today that on the tip-off by higher authorities, the staff of customs intercepted a lady passenger on suspicion and asked for the checking of the luggage whereas inquired regarding the travel documents. The officer informed ... Read More »

Customs JIAP foils bid to smuggle gold ornaments worth Rs31.17m

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KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Preventive staff deputed at Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) International Departure apprehended three accused along with gold ornaments. According to the details, on the tip-off by higher authorities, the team of customs boosted the surveillance during which three passengers along with two women were intercepted on suspicion. The customs team inquired regarding the travel documents and conducted ... Read More »

Customs JIAP busts narcotics worth 10.77m

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KARACHI: The staff of the Drug Enforcement Cell (DEC) deputed at Customs Collectorate Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) has thwarted another smuggling attempt of narcotics worth Rs10.77 million to a foreign country. According to the details, on a tip-off by higher authorities, the staff of the Drug Enforcement Cell (DEC) posted at Customs Collectorate Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) beefed up the ... Read More »

Thailand BOI’s team holds meeting with KPT chairman to explore investment opportunities

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KARACHI: Thailand Board of Investment (BOI)’s delegation visited KPT Head Office and held meeting with the Chairman KPT Rear Admiral Jamil Akhtar HI (M), T.Bt to explore opportunities for the Thai investments at Karachi Port. According to the details, eleven members delegation of senior investment promotion officials of Thailand, led by Miss Sithee Tanboonteck, accompanied by Consul General of Thailand ... Read More »

Customs JIAP recovers heroin from ladies bag booked by M/s DHL Courier Service

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KARACHI: The staff of the Drug Enforcement Cell (DEC) deputed at Customs Collectorate Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) thwarted smuggling of narcotics to the foreign country. According to the details, on the tip-off by higher authorities, the staff of the Drug Enforcement Cell (DEC) posted at JIAP beefed up the security as well as surveillance to turn down any attempt of ... Read More »

Customs Preventive foils bid to smuggle narcotics worth Rs7.4m from JIAP

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KARACHI: Collectrate of Customs staff deputed at Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) apprehended three smugglers along with narcotics. According to the details, on the tip-off by higher authorities, staff of Customs Collectrate (MCC) Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) posted at International Departure beefed up the surveillance to thwart any attempt of smuggling. During the checking, the staff of the Customs team intercepted ... Read More »

FBR to take action against mis-declarations of export items

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KARACHI: The Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Shabbar Zaidi has directed to identify the extent of mis-declarations in export declarations in order to ascertain the suspected items or sectors and destinations for such mis-declaration, and to categorize exporters on the basis of risk profiling by segregating compliant exporters from those engaged in mis-declaration. According to the details, on the ... Read More »

Broadening tax net, lowering expenditures will to boost economy: Dr Hafeez Sheikh

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KARACHI:  Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh has said that due to dreadful planning during last ten years the economy has suffered terrible losses. According to the details, while addressing a gathering of the Council of Foreign Relations, the Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh said that due ... Read More »