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Dost remains apple of Appraisement East eye

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Importers demand NAB prob over clearance of prohibited consignments KARACHI:  Legal importers has shown serious grave concern over the continues embezzlement through Green, Yellow Channels and Trans shipment as well as the Principal Appraiser Dost Muhammad Incharge R&D section who remains apple of Customs Appraisement East Collectorate’s eye. According to the details, several cases on of smuggling and embezzlement through ... Read More »

PM directs Chairman FBR to open bank accounts of Sindh govt

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KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has directed the chairman of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to open freeze bank accounts of the Sindh government. According to sources, Abbasi called on FBR Chairman Tariq Pasha and discussed different issues, including frozen bank accounts of the Sindh government. The prime minister asked Tariq Pasha to direct the Regional Tax Offices concerned to ... Read More »

Customs Exports foils bid to smuggle antiques at KICT

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KARACHI: Customs Collectorate Exports has detained a consignment of antiques at Karachi International Container Terminal (KICT), at Badruddin, West Wharf. According to details, owing to the efforts of Collector Saqif Saeed, Additional Collector Shafqat Niazi and Deputy Collector Zehra Tahir Naqvi, several antiques mostly statues of Buddha and Greek kings / queens have been detained at Karachi International Containers Terminal ... Read More »

FBR, Sindh Excise Dept vow to resolve tax issues

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KARACHI:The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has assured the officers of the Sindh Excise Department that issues of disbursement would be resolved as early as possible. According to the details, a meeting of Director Admin Excise Waheed Sheikh was held with the Chief Commissioner of the Inland Corporation Regional Tax Office, Fazal Muhammad Abrejo, over the disbursement issues. The team ... Read More »

Additional Collector Port Qasim issues Order in Original No 001/2018

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KARACHI: Additional Collector of Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Port Bin Qasim Muhammad Ismail has issued Order in Original No 001/2018. As per Order in Original, importer M/s. Hanif Traders, through imports of banned / restricted Indian origin fabric by way of mis-declaration, constituted an offence within the meanings of Sections 16 of the Customs Act, 1969 along with other. The ... Read More »

Chief Commissioner RTO III inaugurates facilitation center

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KARACHI: Chief Commissioner Inland Revenue Regional Tax Office III Nazeer Shoro has said that Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is committed to resolve all the issues of taxpayers. According to the details, one more tax facilitation center has been set up for which an inauguration ceremony took place at the Regional Tax Office III Gulestan e Johar where chief commissioner ... Read More »

ASO seizes 8,500 liter smuggled diesel worth millions of rupees in two raids

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KARACHI: Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has started investigations against suspects involved in smuggling of high speed diesel worth millions of rupees. According to the details, the ASO has registered two cases against suspects, Fazal and Abdul Rehman, who are allegedly involved in diesel smuggling. Sources informed Customs Today that a team of Mouchko police station intercepted ... Read More »

Customs arrests passenger at JIAP, recovers 116 smuggled mobile phones

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KARACHI: A team Customs Preventive has foiled a bid to smuggle cellular phones worth millions of rupees at the arrival lounge of the Jinnah International Airport (JIAP). According to the details, Collector Customs Preventive Dr. Iftikhar received information regarding the smuggling of several expensive cellular phones worth millions of rupees through a passenger coming from foreign country. A team was ... Read More »

Customs Preventive foils bid to smuggle mobile phones at JIAP

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KARACHI: Pakistan Customs Preventive has foiled a bid to smuggle cellular phones worth millions of rupees at the arrival lounge of the Jinnah International Airport (JIAP). According to the details, the higher authority received an authentic information regarding the smuggling of several expensive cellular phones worth millions of rupees through passenger coming from foreign country. A team was constituted and ... Read More »

Collector East Saeed Akram to address important meeting at FPCCI on April 13

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KARACHI: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Standing Committee on Customs will hold its second meeting on April 13 to discuss and exchange of data between Customs authorities of Pakistan and China. Collector Custom Collectorate Appraisement East Saeed Akram will also also deliver a comprehensive address to the gathering. The meeting will encompass proposals for the ... Read More »

PMSA hands over narcotics worth millions of rupees, suspects to Customs Preventive

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KARACHI: Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) has hands over a huge quantity of narcotics to the Pakistan Customs authorities. According to details, Collector Customs Preventive Dr Iftekhar Ahmed visited the PMSA Headquarters where he was briefed on the recovery of narcotics worth millions of rupees and arrest of the suspects by the agency. The officers of the PSMA informed him ... Read More »

Customs Preventive to investigate against recovered liquor worth millions of dollars

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KARACHI: Pakistan Custom has started the investigation against the recovered huge quantity of liquor worth millions of dollars being smuggled through sea routes. According to the details, the security elements of Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) and Pakistan Navy have apprehended a large quantity of liquor smuggled from International sea routes. The operation was carried out while undertaking Maritime Security ... Read More »

Appraisement East starts investigation against smuggled betel nuts at PICT

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KARACHI: The Customs Collectorate (MCC) Appraisement East has started investigation against recovery of a huge quantity of smuggled betel nuts at Pakistan International Container Terminal (PICT). To curb smuggling and mis-declaration of contraband items specially betel nuts, the Customs Collectorate Appraisement East has again foiled an attempt to clear a consignment of betel nuts illegally. It was the 5th such ... Read More »

Customs I&I seizes contraband items worth Rs 40m, including 2000kg betel nuts

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KARACHI: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigations (I&I) has apprehended a huge quantity of contraband items worth millions of rupees. According to the details, on a tip-off higher, a team of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) raided near Jacobabad check post and seized 2,000kg of betel nuts concealed in the hidden places of a passenger bus. Sources informed Customs Today ... Read More »

ASO takes custody of 14,000 liter Iranian origin diesel in separate incidents

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KARACHI: The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) has taken the custody of smuggled high speed diesel worth millions of rupees. Source told Customs Today that a team of Mouchko police, during a routine patrolling, intercepted a water tanker No NAA-801 Hino and recovered 10,000 liter smuggled Iranian origin high speed diesel worth millions of rupees. The ... Read More »

Two vessels collided at SAPT, 21 containers drowned fearing heavy loss

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KARACHI: Administration of the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) has started the investigation against the collision of two vessels at South Asia Port Terminal Limited (SAPT). According to the details, operations at the South Asia Port Terminal Limited (SAPT) got suspended after two vessels collided while berthing at SAPT-3 of Karachi Port trust (KPT) leaving a heavy loss to the containers ... Read More »

Two vessels collided at SAPT, 21 containers drowned fearing heavy loss

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KARACHI: Administration of the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) has started the investigation against the collision of two vessels at South Asia Port Terminal Limited (SAPT). According to the details, operations at the South Asia Port Terminal Limited (SAPT) got suspended after two vessels collided while berthing at SAPT-3 of Karachi Port trust (KPT) leaving a heavy loss to the containers ... Read More »

Customs Preventive inducts 2 more high speed FRP boats in fleet to combat smuggling

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KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Preventive inducted two more high speed FRP boats in its fleet to enhance the capabilities to combat the menace of smuggling and stop illegal activities on the sea routes. Sources told Customs Today, a handing over ceremony of two high speed FRP boats was held at Karachi Shipyard where high level government officials, a foreign delegation ... Read More »

Appraisement East busts another huge quantity of betal nuts consignment

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KARACHI: Customs Collectorate Appraisement East apprehends another huge quantity of betal nuts consignment worth millions of rupees. According to the details, after introduction of additional health and safety requirements by the Government on import of betel nuts, unscrupulous elements are using illicit means to smuggle betel nuts in the garb of miscellaneous goods through mis-declaration. Under the supervision of the ... Read More »

Boats Pilots strike ends, shipping activities resume at KPT

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KARACHI: Shipping activities at the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) have resumed after the interference of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI). According to the details, FPCCI Vice President Tariq Haleem took serious notice of the strike by the Boats Pilots at the KPT due to which business community was bearing huge losses. The issue was also ... Read More »