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Peshawar ANF recovers huge quantity of drugs, arrests 5  

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PESHAWAR: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) Peshawar arrested five smugglers and recovered 517 kilogram of charas and 44.4 kilograms of heroine from their possession on Wednesday. According to Public Relations Officer of ANF  Saeed Ahmad, the first crackdown was launched in Peshawar City where an ANF team raided a suspected premises situated near Dastagir Flour Mills Nasirpur Bus Stop GT Road, ... Read More »

Peshawar: APTMA rejects imposition of GIDC

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PESHAWAR: The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and All Pakistan CNG Association, KP, on Wednesday protested against the imposition of Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC) on natural gas and demanded the government review the legislation immediately. An APTMA official told Customs Today that the businessmen are already facing various problems and the cess will add an ... Read More »

Peshawar: FBR to impose withholding tax on more than 10 marla houses

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PESHAWAR:  In order to broaden tax net Federal Board of Revenue has decided to impose withholding tax up to Rs.10,000 on each residential house with area more than 10 marla. Sources in Regional Tax Office Peshawar said that the decision will be implemented after upcoming financial budget 2015-2016. The tax will be collected in Excise and Taxation Department along with ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs proposes increase in valuation ratio of 33 imported items

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PESHAWAR: Custom Collectorat Peshawar has proposed to increase the valuation ratio of 33 imported items coming from Afghanistan to Pakistan via Torkham border up to 30 percent. Sources in Customs House Peshawar told Customs Today that the imported items include leather, fruits, medicine herbs and vegetables. The proposal was given by the Modal Custom Collectorate Peshawar with the consultation of ... Read More »

Hurdles in Pak-Afghan transit trade should be removed, says Aziz

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PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkwha Board of Investment and Trade (KP-BOIT) Chairman Senator Muhsin Aziz has said that the transit trade with landlocked Afghanistan can be improved, if the impediments on both sides are reduced or removed substantially. “The current trade volume between the two neighbouring countries is meagre, due to irrational tariff-regime, illegal trade, particularly absence of duty-free access to manufacturing ... Read More »

Traders ask railway minister to restore Safari train service from Peshawar to Torkham

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PESHAWAR: In order to provide alternate supply route for Afghan Transit Trade and facilitate the supply of goods across the border, residents of Peshawar and Khyber Agency demanded Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafiq restart Safari train service from Peshawar to Torkham via Khyber Pass. The train service to Landi Kotal was suspended in 2006 after devastating floods that ... Read More »

Khasadar Force officials creating hurdles in trade at Torkham: customs agents

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PESHAWAR: Customs clearing agents at the Torkham border have severely criticised the Khasadar Force over their alleged misbehaviour on the border, and asked the customs authorities and political administration to eliminate the culture of corruption by taking action against the responsible elements. All Customs Clearing Agents Association President Abdullah Shinwari told Customs Today that the Khasadar Force officials posted at ... Read More »

Senator Aziz: Hurdles in Pak-Afghan trade should be removed

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PESHAWAR: Renowned industrialist and Chairman Khyber Pakhtunkwha Board of Investment and Trade Senator Muhsin Aziz has said that the transit trade with landlocked Afghanistan can be improved, if the impediments on both sides are reduced or removed substantially. “The current trade volume between the two neighboring countries is meager, due to irrational tariff-regime, illegal trade, particularly absence of duty-free access ... Read More »

Hurdles in Pak-Afghan transit trade should be removed, says Aziz

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PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkwha Board of Investment and Trade (KP-BOIT) Chairman Senator Muhsin Aziz has said that the transit trade with landlocked Afghanistan can be improved, if the impediments on both sides are reduced or removed substantially. “The current trade volume between the two neighbouring countries is meagre, due to irrational tariff-regime, illegal trade, particularly absence of duty-free access to manufacturing ... Read More »

Peshawar Dry Port parking lot nuisance for customers

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PESHAWAR: Instead of providing facilities to importers and exporters, the Peshawar Dry Port has been turned to a parking lot of imported vehicles, hampering routine custom clearance process. More over, hundreds of cars involving a legal battle have been stationed there for a year. “Even small trucks cannot move backward or make a turn because the port’s parking space has ... Read More »

Peshawar: ANF seizes 2.4kg heroin, 2.8kg charas

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PESHAWAR: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) seized 2.8 kilogrammes of charas and 2.4kg heroin worth millions of rupees in the international market, and arrested five men during two operations in Peshawar. Anti-Narcotics Force Peshawar spokesman Syed Ahmad told Customs Today that the force during an information-based operation intercepted a Toyota GLI car bearing registered number ASG-885 Sindh near Pishta Khara Chowk, ... Read More »

PYMA seeks emergent measures by govt to boost exports

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PESHAWAR: Expressing grave concern over 16 percent slide in textile exports in March, Pakistan Yarn Merchants Association (PYMA) has demanded emergent measures to boost exports of the country. In a statement issued here on Monday, Central Chairman Khalil Qaisar Shamas Guccha and Zonal Chairman Muhammad Akram Pasha pointed out that in March 2015 the textile exports declined by 16.23 percent ... Read More »

KP business community urges federal govt to issue relief package

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PESHAWAR: Business community of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Tuesday urged the federal government to announce a new fiscal relief package to revive terrorism-stricken businesses and to give a much-needed boost to the economy of the province. The businesses and industries have been adversely affected due to deteriorating law and order coupled with a growing tendency of extortion in KP. The ... Read More »

ANF nails three with 5-kg hashish, heroin

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PESHAWAR: The Anti-Narcotic Force continued crackdown on drugs peddlers and nabbed three accused with five kgs of chars and heroine in different raids conducted in Peshawar and Mansehra. Spokesman for Anti-Narcotics Force Mr Saeed Ahmad told Customs Today that the force had been striving hard to root out the menace of narcotics and always act swiftly whenever get tip-off. He ... Read More »

Cross-border smuggling making big hole in exchequer

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PESHAWAR: The rampant smuggling of auto parts and Nato forces equipment from Afghanistan into Pakistan has been going on unnoticed, depriving the national exchequer of huge revenue to the tune of billions of rupees. Informed border areas goers and residents of Khyber Agency divulged to Customs Today that auto parts and others goods were being trafficked from Afghanistan through horses ... Read More »

Sit-ins induced spiraling losses draw concerns

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PESHAWAR: The trading community from across the province has expressed concern over the ongoing sit-ins by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) in Islamabad, regretting that the prevailing political impasse has been affecting businesses and national economy adversely. Representative bodies of traders and businessmen from different cities including Peshawar, lamented that the marches had hindered economic progress ... Read More »

Ambitious targets: KPRA collection increased by 300pc

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PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority (KPRA) is committed to executing the provincial government directives for broaden the base of sales tax on services in the province as the authority has already registered a 300 percent increase in the collection of Sales Tax on service in the last financial year. It is to be noted that the KPRA has been ... Read More »

ANF Peshawar arrests 5 drug smugglers, recovers 2,600 gram opium

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PESHAWAR: ANF Peshawar arrested five persons including three women smugglers in separate crackdowns against narcotics in various parts of Peshawar and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and recovered 2,600 grams opium. According to spokesman Anti Narcotics Force Peshawar, the first raid was carried out in Haji Camp area of Peshawar where a person identified as Muhammad Nadeem Shahid s/o Muhammad Ilyas resident of ... Read More »

FBR withdrawal of duty on steel sheet plunges fans’ price

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PESHAWAR: The prices of electric homemade room coolers and fans in Peshawar dropped after Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has withdrawn 10 percent Customs duty on the import of electrical silicon steel sheet. Afghan refugees who were residing in Peshawar Khyber Pakhtun-khwa have also developed their local industry of electric rooms coolers which were widely popular on low rates as ... Read More »

50 percent increase in FED rates irks air passengers

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PESHAWAR: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has enhanced Federal Excise Duty (FED) rates by 50% replacing the fixed FED rates with already existing standard rate of 16 percent on tickets issued to passengers travelling aboard. National and domestic travelers flared at FBR after the decision of increase in FED on domestic and international flights. The decision has arrived after the ... Read More »