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Funeral in absentia of DC Qadoos offered at Peshawar Customs

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PESHAWAR: The funeral in absentia of Deputy Collector Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Abdul Qadoos was offered in Peshawar Customs House where large number of staff and high ranking officers were present. Abdul Qadoos succumbed to his injuries and passed away in hospital few days after he was attacked by the smugglers. The funeral prayers attended by Collector Appraisement Ihsan Ali Shah, ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs collects Rs1585.04m in June

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PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs collected Rs1585.04 million in June against the target of Rs2045 million having difference of Rs459.96 million while the difference in percentage was minus 15.03%. As per the statistics, under head of customs duty the house collected Rs849.78 against the target of  Rs1059 million while this figure up to June 30 was recorded at Rs 10114. The ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs foils bid to smuggle tarantula

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PESHAWAR: Customs officials deputed at Bacha Khan International Airport foiled a bid to smuggle two tarantulas in Pakistan and arrested a passenger, who allegedly admitted that he brought the tarantula for a “Hakim” after the latter paid him Rs50,000 and covered his travelling expenses. Sources told Customs Today that the authorities arrested the passenger who was identified as Usman Khan, ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs collects Rs1326.83m during April

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PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs collected Rs1326.83 million in April 2019 surpassing the previous Rs1190.38 million targets of 2018 with difference of Rs136.45 million. As per statistics, under head of customs duty the Collectorate collected Rs462.88 million in April 2019 against Rs412.24 million of April 2018, with a difference of Rs50.64 million or +12.28 percent. Under head of sale tax on ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs impounds goods, vehicles worth Rs230.4m in March

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PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs, Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) seized goods and vehicles worth Rs230.4 million in March 2019. As per the statistics received from the anti-smuggling division, 46 vehicles worth Rs40.8 million and 17 vehicles worth Rs30.8 million were seized along with 5407 yards cloth of high quality. The organization also seized poppy seeds 802 kilograms and currency of 9923 Euros with ... Read More »

Peshawar dry port collects Rs317.10 million against Rs 647m target

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PESHAWAR: Peshawar dry port collected Rs329.902 million against the target of Rs647 million with a difference of minus Rs317.10 million while the total difference in percentage was recorded minus 49.01 percent up to December 15, 2018. Sources told Customs Today that the dry port collected Rs140 million against Rs134.674 million with a difference of minus Rs5.33 million while the difference in ... Read More »

SC orders to release 350 vehicles parked at Peshawar Dry Port

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PESHAWAR: The dealers of vehicles stuck at the Peshawar Dry Port heaved a sigh of relief as they got the permission to take the vehicles parked at the Railways property for years over evading customs duty while importing through Afghan border to avail amnesty during the tenure of Pakistan People’s Party government. Sources told Customs Today that up to 350 vehicles ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs foils bid to smuggle 600 non-duty paid mobile phones

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PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs team foiled a major bid of non-customs paid mobile phones smuggling to Peshawar via Khyber district and seized 600 mobiles near Karkhano here the other day. Sources informed Customs Today that Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Arsalan Subuctageen received a tip-off about smuggling of non-customs paid mobile phones. He immediately constituted a customs anti-smuggling squad. The squad ... Read More »

Lack of PayPal account in Pakistan main hurdle in export of gems stone

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PESHAWAR: The exporters associated with gems stone trading have expressed concern over the lack of agreement of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) with international online PayPal account, which is major hurdle in the online export of precious stones to Europe and United States as the international trader mostly trust on PayPal to pay the money and receive the item through this ... Read More »

Lack of facilities at Torkham border affecting bilateral trade activities: President SCCI Faiz Mohammad

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PESHAWAR: President of Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry  (SCCI) Faiz Mohammad  said that owing to lack of facilities at Torkham border and repeated stranding of Pakistani containers on Afghan side of the border badly affecting the bilateral trade activities and it is need of the time that incumbent government address these issues to promote export of the country. In ... Read More »

Trade activities resume at Pak-Afghan Torkham border

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TORKHAM: Remained close for two days due to general election in Afghanistan, Pak-Afghan sharing border was resumed for traffic and pedestrian movement. Pakistan border security official told that the border was reopened on Sunday morning as per routine schedule and all the vehicles and passengers stuck on both sides of the border were let to cross. According to the locals ... Read More »

Peshawar ASO seizes non-customs paid vehicles & narcotics worth Rs600m

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PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) seized non customs paid vehicle and narcotics worth Rs600 million till October 16, 2018. As per the statistics, significant revenue generated during last one and a half month by seizing cloths, narcotics and non-customs paid vehicles. ASO impounded vehicle U/S 157 worth Rs57350000, vehicle U/S 16 worth Rs25600000, cloth of foreign origin 5407 ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs collects Rs1832m duties, taxes during September

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PESHAWAR: Custom Collectorate collected Rs1832.56 million in September 2018 surpassing the target of the previous September 2017 in which the Collectorate collected Rs1708.73 million with 8.03 percent difference. According to the statistics in head of custom duties the Collectorate collected Rs755.85 million in September 2018 against Rs686.67 million of September 2017 having difference of Rs82.82 million while the difference in ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs foils bid to smuggle cloth & tea to Punjab

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PESHAWAR: Anti-Smuggling Unit of Customs Collectorate thwarted major bid of smuggling of cloth and tea to Punjab via Peshawar on Tuesday during a crackdown. Sources told Customs Today, that Deputy Collector Anti-Smuggling Najeeb Arjumand received tip off information regarding smuggling of cloth, tea and cigarette worth milling of rupees and raided various godown in Peshawar. They seized huge quantity of ... Read More »

Peshawar ASO foils bid to smuggle heroin on GT Road

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PESHAWAR: Anti-Smuggling Organization of  of the custom thwarted smuggling bid and seized eight kilogram heroine on GT Road, however the smuggler managed his escape in darkness. Sources told Customs Today that Anti-Smuggling Organization official received tip off information regarding smuggling activities via GT road. Custom Intelligence Director Arsalan Sabaktageen Khan deputed a team of anti smuggling unit on GT road ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs collects Rs1512m during July

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PESHAWAR: Customs Collectorate in head of various duties collected Rs1447.48 million against Rs1512 millions of July 2017 previous year having difference of minus 95.51 million while the difference in percentage was minus 6.31 percent. As per the statistic of Peshawar Custom House, in head of custom duties the house collected Rs531.02 million against previous year July 2017 of Rs490.25 million ... Read More »

Peshawar I&I seizes narcotics worth Rs4.6m near Khazana Sugar Mills

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  PESHAWAR: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation team in a crackdown foiled a bid of smuggling and seized huge quantity of narcotics near Khazana Sugar Mills on Friday. Sources told Customs Today that a tip off received to Director Arsalan Sabuktagen regarding smuggling of narcotics to Punjab from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The custom squad flag down a vehicle bearing registration ... Read More »

FBR seeks details of declared assets & paid taxes of contesting candidates

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PESHAWAR: After finding out 12,788 candidates contesting the upcoming general elections either as unregistered or non-filers out of total 21438 in all over the country, the FBR is considering for seeking details of declared assets and paid taxes from the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) soon after July 25 elections for ascertaining big tax evaders. However, it requires political will ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs posts shortfall of 23.79pc in revenue collection of June

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PESHAWAR: The Custom Collectorate failed to achieve its target like the previous year June 2017 and collected Rs1790 million against Rs2348 million of the June 2017, showing a shortfall of 23.79 percent. According to the statistical section of the of the Customs Collectorate, the house under head of custom duty collected Rs861.52 million against Rs1182.32 million having difference of minus ... Read More »

Peshawar ASO seizes non-customs paid tea, cloth

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PESHAWAR: The Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization raided various warehouses of smuggled goods on GT Road and seized huge quantity of non-customs paid tea and cloths worth of millions of rupees. Sources told Customs Today that a tipoff received by the Custom officials regarding the smuggling of non-customs paid tea and cloths to Punjab via GT Road. Following information, the ASO officials raided ... Read More »