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Collector Qurban visits construction site of Aza Khail Dry Port

COLLECTOR QURBAN ALI

PESHAWAR: To assess the pace of developmental work at the Aza Khail Dry Port, Collector Customs KP Qurban Ali Khan and Senior Customs Officers of Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar visited the construction site of a dry port at Aza Khel. High ranking officers of railways and customs were also present on the occasion. The railways authorities briefed the collector on ... Read More »

Qurban visits Peshawar Dry Port; gives hearing to clearing agents & businessmen

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PESHAWAR: Collector Modal Custom Collectorate Peshawar Qurban Ali Khan and Additional Collector Custom Rashid Habib visited the Peshawar Dry Port and addressed the clearing agents and business community. The collector visited different sections of the dry port. He was accompanied by Additional Collector Rashid Habib who also took keen interest in hearing the problems of clearing agents and importers. Talking ... Read More »

Call to set up internet, three banks on Pak-Afghan border of Torkham

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PESHAWAR: The custom clearing agents on the Pak-Afghan border of Torkham have asked the government for providing them with the internet facility and establish more banks in the area. Haji Hayatullah Shinwari, President of Custom Clearance Union, says about 124 clearance agencies are working in Landikotal tehsil of Khyber Agency and Torkham border. These agencies keep the record of the ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs foils bid to smuggle 6kg gold from Bacha Khan Airport

Collector Qurban Ali

PESHAWAR: Custom officials deputed at Bacha Khan International Airport seized six kilogram gold and arrested Dubai bound passenger on Friday during routine checking. Sources told that the passenger was coming Dubai and was hailing from Urmaea area of Peshawar.  The gold was concealed in shoes which were packed in other luggage’s. The gold was valued of Rs28 million Pakistani rupees ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs exceeds revenue collection target of FY2016-17

Collector Qurban Ali

PESHAWAR: The Customs Collectorate made a total of Rs2348.77 million revenue collections in June  2017 against Rs1926.58 million of previous June 2016 with total difference of Rs422.19 million while the difference in percentage was noticed 21.91 percentage showing remarkable improvement as compared to the previous year. According to Peshawar Customs House in head of customs duties for the month of ... Read More »

Ghulam Khan Border Check-Point reopened on experiment basis

Torkham Border Trade

PESHAWAR: To resume the export trade and customs activities through border area of the North Waziristan agency, the federal government and customs officials have reopened the Ghulam Khan Border Check-Point on experiment basis on July 03, 2017. The FBR and Customs officials have also hailed the decision and ordered the staff concerned to start the customs related duties at the ... Read More »

KP CM for evolving broad strategy for recovery of revenues & taxes

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PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has ordered the Excise and Taxation Department to evolve an efficient and a comprehensive strategy for recovery of the revenues and taxes in the province. He said this while presiding over a meeting at the KP House, Nathia Gali, on Saturday. Minister Excise Mian Jamsheduddin Kakakhel and Secretary Excise attended the meeting. The ... Read More »

Peshawar customs gets Rs1686.51m ADT while it does Rs1670.86 revenue in May 2016-17

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PESHAWAR: The Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar (MCCP) collected a total of Rs1686.51million All Duty Taxes while it received Rs1670.86million revenue during the month of May 2016-17 with a difference of Rs16.25 million. According to official figures of the Peshawar Customs House, it generated Rs413.17million during May 2017 under the head of Customs Duty against Rs441.45million during May2016. The total difference ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs collects Rs14921m taxes till 25th May

Collector Qurban Ali

PESHAWAR: Showing shortfall in major collection, the Customs House in last 11 months of financial year 2106-17 collected Rs14921 million till 25th May 2017 against previous 11 months of Rs16708.79 million with difference of minus 10.70 percent. Reliable sources in Customs House told Customs Today that in head of custom duty a total of Rs5598.48 million were collected up to ... Read More »

Torkham transporters threaten with wheel-jam if grievances not redressed till 24th

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KHYBER AGENCY: The goods transporters of Pak-Afghan Transit Trade Route have blamed the clearing agents for receiving illegal money from the Afghanistan returning trucks on Torkham border. The office-bearers of the Combined Truck Dealer and Welfare Association, including Musthaqil Afridi, Janes Afridi, Haji Nasrullah, Hikmat Shah and others, said every Afghanistan returning trailer has to pay Rs1300 per truck. They ... Read More »

Peshawar ANF recovers 50 kg drugs from 12 persons

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PESHAWAR: Anti-Narcotics Force Peshawar arrested 12 persons and recovered more than 50 kilogram narcotics in 11 separate crackdowns on Sunday. In the first crackdown, ANF Peshawar intercepted a suspected Suzuki Mehran car near Motorway Toll Plaza Peshawar and recovered 8.4 kg of hashish, which was concealed under the rear seats of the car. In another operation, ANF Peshawar, in collaboration ... Read More »

Bid to smuggle 1,176 bags of fertilizer into Afghanistan foiled

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KHYBER AGENCY: An attempt to smuggle fertilizer into Afghanistan was aborted by the custom officials by recovering 1,176 bags of fertilizer weighed 58,800 kilogram from a trailer loaded with rice bags on Torkham border. Superintendent Torkham Customs Center Naeem Kham said on Friday that on a tip-off, a special team of the customs officials was constituted that strictly initiated the ... Read More »

Peshawar ASO seizes non duty paid goods Rs1.85b in last six months

Collector Qurban Ali

PESHAWAR: The Customs Anti Smuggling Organization Peshawar in last six months seized smuggled items of Rs1.85 billion up to April 2017 in 43 different crackdowns. According to Deputy Collector Anti Smuggling Organization the organization seized 22 vehicles of Rs480 million, 21 vehicles US/16 worth of Rs300 million, cloth of 111829 yards worth of Rs44 million , currency worth of Rs107920, ... Read More »

ANF Peshawar apprehends three drug pushers

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PESHAWAR: The Anti-Narcotics Force of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa seized 2290 gram heroin and hashish and arrested three smugglers from various areas of Peshawar and Nowshera. Sources said the ANF Peshawar arrested Muhammad Gul, a resident of Peshawar, while he was riding a motorcycle near Nowshera Kalan, Nowshera, and recovered 900 gram of heroin from his possession.  In another operation, the ANF ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs collects Rs1589.7m revenue during April

Collector Qurban Ali

PESHAWAR: Customs Collectorate collected a total of Rs1589.7million revenue in April 2017 against Rs1362.66 million of April 2016 with total difference of Rs227.04 million surplus amounts while the difference in percentage was 16.66 percent higher than the previous figures. According to sources of Customs Today, Custom House collected month of April 548.59 million collected in head of customs duty against ... Read More »

FBR collects Rs2520b taxes from July to April 30 of FY 2016-17

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PESHAWAR: The government would have to collect Rs1,101 billion during next couple of months to achieve the annual tax collection target. The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has collected Rs2,520 billion taxes during ten months (July-April) of the ongoing financial year 2016-17, said an official of the FBR while talking to Customs Today. He further said that tax collection during ... Read More »

Waziristan businessmen for opening of Ghulam Khan Route to earn profit

Afghan people queue up at the border town of Chaman near the
Pakistan-Afghanistan border October 25, 2003. Pakistan has increased
security along its border with Afghanistan as part of its
counter-terrorism measures. New posts have been set up to stop
infiltration of Taliban and al Qaeda militants. REUTERS/Mian KhursheedMK/GM

PESHAWAR: The exporters and traders from North Waziristan Agency have demanded the revival of trade and economic activities on Ghulam Khan Route to ease their financial hardships as they are being subjected to huge financial losses due to prolonged closure of this transit route. Speaking at a news conference on Wednesday, Chairman Traders Community (importers and exporters) from NWA, Haji ... Read More »

Torkham Customs Station lacks basic facilities

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PESHAWAR: Despite contributing billions of rupees to the national revenue in the head of import and export between Pakistan and Afghanistan, the Custom Clearing Agents, Torkham chapter, is still lacking basic facilities at the Custom Station. Talking to Customs Today, President of the Custom Clearing Agents Association Hayatullah said they lack internet system, online banking system, parking lots and water ... Read More »

‘Proper border security plan to stop illegal infiltration’

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KHYBER AGENCY: The implementation of proper border security plan will check illegal infiltration from across the border which will also enjoy its international status with modern facilities. While briefing the media-persons at Michni Post of tehsil Landi Kotal, the FC official said that after April 18, no one would be allowed to go or come across the Torkham border without ... Read More »

ANF apprehends two drug smugglers

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PESHAWAR: The Anti-Narcotics Force, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, arrested two smugglers in separate crackdowns and recovered 6.80 kilogram narcotics from their possession on Sunday. The ANF Peshawar arrested Umer Said while he was boarding for Saudi Arabia and seized 2.050 kg amphetamine. In second operation, the ANF Peshawar arrested Sadaqat Hussain and recovered 30 gram opium and 2 kg hashish. In a ... Read More »