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ASO earns Rs650m through seizures in six months: Collector Qurban Ali

Collector Qurban Ali

PESHAWAR: Collector Modal Customs Collectorate Qurban Ali Khan said the Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO), Peshawar, has generated a revenue of Rs 650 million during six months through recovery of smuggled items, currency and gold whereas Rs 1.33 billion was collected by seizing different goods in the whole previous year. Qurban informed Customs Today that due to border management, the smuggled activities ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs recovers Rs4.3m from currency smugglers


KHYBER AGENCY: The Customs officials foiled an attempt of smuggling of Pakistani currency to Afghanistan in an operation. Customs recovered Rs 4.3 million from two currency smugglers at Torkham border. Superintendent Naeem Khan told Customs Today that the officers deputed at Torkham border suspected two persons who were heading to Kabul through Torkham border. Customs officials searched the suspects and ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs collects revenue Rs 1574.51m during December 2016


PESHAWAR: Modal Customs Collectorate (MCC) Peshawar successfully achieved its monthly target by collecting Rs 1574.51 million against the assigned target of Rs 1511.31 million. According to details, under head of customs duties MCC collected Rs 596.8 million in month of December 2016 while the total collection of the same period in previous year was 634.09 million. In head of sales tax on import MCC collected Rs 381.13 million ... Read More »

ANF seizes drug worth Rs 1b, fertilizer bound for Afghanistan

Drug Bust And Burning In Jakarta

PESHAWAR: The Anti-Narcotics Force recovered drug worth one billion rupees across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and some other parts of the country and arrested 22 accused along with seizing two vehicles. The ANF sources said that raids were carried out in Peshawar, Nowshera, Khyber Agency, Gilgit-Baltistan, Rawalpindi, Hyderabad, Quetta and some other parts of the country. During 18 different raids, narcotics worth ... Read More »

Collector Qurban Ali congrats to new recruits of swat scouts


PESHAWAR: Peshawar Model Customs Collectorate Collector Qurban Ali congratulated to new recruits of Swat scouts for completion of two months training and urged them to utilize their skill in anti smuggling operation and border custom stations. Collector presided over the passing out parade of more than 70 newly-recruited Sepoys of swat scouts, after completion of basic physical/military training by the ... Read More »

Transporters strike affects revenue collection at Pak Afghan Transit Trade route


PESHAWAR: Due to repeated protest and strikes of transporters on Pak-Afghan Transit Trade route after illegal Afghan tax the revenue collection process badly affected in the ongoing financial year and the total revenue collection of the last six months was recorded low only up to Rs7616 million as compared to collection of Rs8667.65 million of previous year 2015-16. Sources told ... Read More »

DG Javed Ghani assures businessmen to resolve issues of Afghan transit trade


PESHAWAR: Director General Transit Trade Javed Ghani visited transit directorate Peshawar and assured the officials of transit trade and office-bearers of Pak-Afghan joint chamber of commerce (PAJCCI) to resolve their issues related to trade through Pak-Afghan border. The meeting was presided over by Director Transit Trade Fayaz Anwar, Additional Director Ziaullah Shams, Deputy Director Adeem Khan. Director General Transit Trade ... Read More »

277 Customs employees complete training in Frontier Corps Scouts Centre


PESHAWAR: At least 277 class IV employees of the Pakistan Customs have completed their training in the Frontier Corps Scouts Centre Warsak Road, Peshawar. Addressing the course completion ceremony, Commandant for the Center Colonel Mohammad Rafiq Ahmad said that the employees demonstrated their deep interest and enthusiasm in the two-month training course and hoped that they will continue their struggle ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs collects Rs1647.12m against set target of Rs1795.05m


PESHAWAR: The Modal Customs Collectorate, Peshawar collected Rs1647.12 million against the Rs1795.05 million of October 2015 showing shortfall of minus Rs08.45 percent as compared to previous year with total difference of Rs-147.93 million rupees. According to  statistical data collected from Peshawar Customs House, in head of Customs duties Rs591.08 million were collected in November 2016 while the total collection of ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs impounds 27 non-duty paid vehicles worth Rs 42m in October


PESHAWAR: The Colletorate of Customs teams impounded 27 non-custom paid vehicle worth Rs 42 million in the month of October and arrested several smugglers. Sources told Customs Today that these vehicles were seized at Begiari check post situated in the jurisdiction of Khyber Agency. The vehicles included Honda, Toyota Corolla, Surf and others. The non-custom paid vehicles have been intended ... Read More »

Torkham Customs seizes 80 tonnes of fertiliser


PESHAWAR: The Torkham Customs’ officials claimed to have foiled an attempt to smuggle around 80 tons of fertiliser to Afghanistan in the guise of belongings of the Afghan families returning to Afghanistan. The officials also impounded two vehicles being used for smuggling the fertiliser. Talking to Customs Today, Torkham Custom Superintendent Naeem Khan said that the custom officials in routine ... Read More »

Torkham Customs Station will be modernized due to growth in Afghan trade: Collector Qurban Ali


PESHAWAR: Collector Custom Collectorate Peshawar Qurban Ali has said that due growing trade with Afghanistan, the Torkham customs station will be modernized in the near future. He said that establishment of a state of the art terminal is part of this program. He said this while addressing the inaugural ceremony of an overhead bridge at customs station on Pak-Afghan border. ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs officials remain unhurt in armed smugglers attack

Peshawar Airport

PESHAWAR: The Customs officials slightly escaped the attack of armed smugglers near Motorway Interchange Charsadda , when the customs anti-smuggling unit confiscated a truck loaded with smuggled cloth. According to official sources, the anti-smuggling unit of the Customs House constituted a team to thwart smuggling activities on motorway. The team was led by Deputy Collector headquarters Mohammad Zakir who chased ... Read More »

Sarwat Tahira inaugurates Customs Welfare Shop in Peshawar


PESHAWAR: Customs North Region Chief Collector inaugurated a Customs Welfare Shop at the Model Customs Collectorate, Peshawar in order to facilitate the employees. Chief Collector Sarwat Tahira visited Peshawar Customs to review the performance of the collectorate where Collector Qurban Ali Khan briefed her about the automation process in the department. The step has been taken in order to generate ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs asks excise to hand over non-duty paid vehicles

Collector Qurban Ali Khan

PESHAWAR: The Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar has once again directed the Excise and Taxation Department to hand over all the impounded non-duty paid vehicles to the Customs Department in accordance with an order of the Supreme Court, as no other department had the authority to keep such vehicles in their custody. An official of the Peshawar Customs Collectorate said that ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs holds auction of non-duty paid vehicles, parts


PESHAWAR: The Customs Intelligence and Investigation Department held a two-day auction for goods and confiscated vehicles in head office Peshawar which was participated by motor dealers and owner of various workshops. The auction was held under the supervision of Incharge Gul Wali Khan and others. It was open auction and participants from across the city participated and showed interest in ... Read More »

KP transporters reject enhancement in toll tax from Peshawar to Islamabad

Tax sarghodha

PESHAWAR: Owners and drivers of public transport continued their protest demonstration against increase in toll tax on motorway. Talking to Customs Today a protester Saleem said “earlier, we use to pay Rs320 toll tax while plying on the motorway from Peshawar to Islamabad but now the amount of tax has been raised to Rs660.” Another transporter Shah Fahad remarked that ... Read More »

Pak-Afghan trade suspended through Kurram border after suicide attack on checkpost

PARACHINAR: The export and import on Kurram border point remained suspended on Monday as the authorities have closed three border crossings with Afghanistan for indefinite period after a suicide attack on a checkpost. The closure of the border has brought bilateral trade to a standstill. Eyewitnesses said that long queues of loaded trucks and containers were seen on both sides ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs collects Rs 1,595.53m during September

Collector Qurban Ali

PESHAWAR: Customs Collectorate Peshawar missed the target of Rs 1,921.22 million in September as it collected only Rs 1,595.53 million, showing a shortfall of Rs 310.48 million. Sources told Customs Today that Customs Collectorate Peshawar collected Rs 647.13 million under the head of customs duty against Rs 716.92 million of September 2015, showing difference of 9.73 percent while the difference ... Read More »

FBR introducing system to curb tax evasion in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


PESHAWAR: The Federal Bureau of Revenue (FBR) has contacted Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority for installing a new system of real time invoice verification system and to link it with central office of the FBR to thwart tax evasion. The system is effective against tax evasion and fake invoices and to thwart male practices in KP revenue Authority. The provincial government ... Read More »