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Peshawar I&I squad seizes chars & opium near Rashakai Interchange

Dr Arslan

PESHAWAR: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation squad seized 5 kilogram of chars and 250 grams of opium which were tactfully hidden in the spare tyres of vehicles and arrested the smuggler on the spot, the arrested smuggler introduced himself as a journalist and TV anchor and showed his press card to the squad. Director Dr. Arslan told Customs Today, ... Read More »

GB Collector Feroz Alam Junejo seeks foolproof security at Sost dry port

Sost border

ISLAMABAD: Collector of Customs Gilgit-Baltistan Feroz Alam Junejo has said that the operation at trade activities cannot be continued at Sost dry port until and unless the provision of appropriate security measures by National Logistic Cell (NLC) to ensure security of customs officers and cargo lying at the port. In a letter addressed to the NLC Director General, he said ... Read More »

91 cases worth Rs1907m still pending in Customs Adjudication

91 cases worth Rs1907m still pending in Customs Adjudication copy

ISLAMABAD:  Collectorate of Customs Adjudication has 91 pending cases and contraventions reports worth Rs1907 million since January 1, 2018 till September 15. Sources told Customs Today that 58 cases are pending for the last three months while 28 numbers of cases are pending over six months and four cases are pending up to one year. Sources said that 18 cases are ... Read More »

Quetta Customs recovers smuggled betel nuts & tyres from Jaffar Express

Quetta Customs recovers smuggled betel nuts & tyres from Jaffar Express copy

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization squad raided on two trains Jaffar Express and Akbar Express and recovered huge quantity of foreign origin smuggled betel nuts and tyres worth Rs4 million. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Ashraf Ali received credible information about smuggling attempts. He immediately constituted a raiding team under the supervision of Additional Collector Zubair Shah which also ... Read More »

Peshawar I&I foils bid to smuggle heroin worth Rs3.5m near Pabbi


PESHAWAR: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) on Thursday seized 7 kilograms of heroin on information received by Director Arslan Subuctageen. Sources told Customs Today, that Director Arsalan received credible information that an attempt would be made to smuggle heroin via GT from Peshawar to Punjab. He immediately formed anti-smuggling team who established a check post near Pabbi district ... Read More »

CAA should take necessary measures for Customs staff deputed at NIIA: Assistant Collector Farheen


ISLAMABAD: Assistant Collector Farheen Zahara said that Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is the custodian of New Islamabad International Airport (NIIA) which must follow the Section 14-A of Customs Act 1969 for smooth functioning of the airport. Talking to Customs Today during an interview, she said that according to Customs Act of 1969 Section 14-A, it is essential for any agency or person ... Read More »

Customs foils bid to smuggle Indian fabrics & artificial jewelry worth Rs8m


ISLAMABAD: Collectorate of Customs foiled an attempt to smuggle huge quantity of Indian fabric and artificial jewelry worth millions of rupees from Kotli Sathian and arrested one person. Deputy Collector Wajid Zaman told Customs Today, Collector Zulfiqar Ali Chaudhary received credible information about smuggling of Indian-origin cloth under cover of intra-Kashmir trade. After receiving the information, he immediately constituted an ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs earns Rs20m extra by foiling smuggling bids

Dr Arsalan 1

PESHAWAR: Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Dr. Arsalan Subuktageen has said that I&I earned Rs.20 million extra revenue by seizing foreign origin non customs paid goods during month of August 2018. During an exclusive talk with Customs Today, he said that during month of August FY18-19 Customs I&I showed satisfactory performance and impounded offending vehicles (carrying smuggled goods), non-duty paid ... Read More »

Deputy Collector GB Asfandyar attacked by angry mob of labourers  at Sost Dry Port

Sost border

ISLAMABAD: A violent mob of labourers attacked Deputy Collector Gilgit-Baltistan Asfandyar at NLC Sost Dry Port after his orders against illegal loading of imported goods. Sources of Sost Dry Port told Customs Today, that through CCTV it was observed that two labours who were later identified as Sadaqat and Sher Abbas of M/s Amafhh Traders which is owned by Javed ... Read More »

Customs to establish separate directorate general to handle CPEC related trade: Collector Ashraf Ali


QUETTA: In order to efficiently handle the flow of cargo through CPEC, the Pakistan Customs is establishing a dedicated Directorate General for the purpose to handle CPEC related activities, however Quetta Customs will continue to assist the relevant authorities till establishment of the Directorate General. These views were expressed by Collector Ashraf Ali during an exclusive interview with Customs Today. ... Read More »

ASO seizes non-customs paid goods worth Rs39m during August

Collector Zulfiqar ALi

ISLAMABAD:  The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) conducted various operations on the directions of Collector Customs Zulfiqar Ali Chaudhary during the month of August of current Fiscal Year 2018-19 and seized non-customs paid goods worth Rs39 million. The Collectorate impounded seven non-duty paid offending vehicles worth Rs16.89 million during these operations in August. Sources said that ASO seized 3,330 kilograms of various ... Read More »

Peshawar I&I impounds Mazda truck loaded with smuggled cloth


PESHAWAR: Acting on credible information that huge quantity of foreign origin cloth will be smuggled Dr. Arslan Subuctageen constituted a ASO team to foil the attempt. The anti-smuggling squad with assistance of local police foiled a bid to smuggle huge quantity of foreign origin cloth. Sources told Customs Today Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) staff with assistance of local police intercepted Mazda ... Read More »

Gwadar ASO seizes huge quantity of non-customs paid goods worth Rs4m


GWADER: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) along with FC- jointly intercepted huge quantity of smuggled goods worth of Rs.4 million on 6.9.2018. Collector Yakoob Mako told Customs Today that he received credible information that huge quantity of non-customs paid goods were being transported from Quetta. He immediately constituted ASO squad under the supervision of Deputy Collector Ihsan Shah which ... Read More »

Peshawar AFU submits contravention case against M/s Ayaan Enterprises

tax evasion

PESHAWAR: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation submitted contravention report against Air Freight Unit (AFU) made contravention case against M/s Ayaan Enterprises involved in evasion of huge duty and taxes. Sources told Customs Today, that Director Customs I&I Dr. Arslan received credible information that M/s Ayaan Enterprises Office No SF-312 Deans Trade Center Islamia Road found involved in evasion of ... Read More »

Customs North Region posts Rs1,212m shortfall during August


ISLAMABAD: The Customs North Region suffered shortfall of Rs1212 million under all heads during the month of August Fiscal Year 2018-19 against assigned revenue collection target. According to details told by sources of Federal Board of Revenue, during month of August, the North Region faced shortfall due to Eidul Azha holidays. The sources added that the North Region was assigned ... Read More »

Govt should take effective measures to curb money laundering: Barrister Aun Muhammad


ISLAMABAD: Money laundering is basically the money generated by dirty way and tried to convert it through legitimate sources, this process called money laundering. Corruption itself is not money laundering but the money generated via corruption will be called money laundering. This was explained by Barrister Aun Muhammad, the renowned expert on matters relating to money laundering, while giving an exclusive ... Read More »

Collector Adjudication Sadiqullah orders M/s Pepsi Cola to pay Rs8.156m


ISLAMABAD: Collector Customs Adjudication Sadiqullah Khan directed M/s Pepsi Cola Pvt Ltd to pay Rs8.156 million into the government treasury after case of the prosecution stands established against the respondent. According to details, it was reported by the Deputy Collector Customs (Import) Air Freight Unit (AFU) Islamabad that the staff of Directorate General Customs Audit & Petroleum Lahore during the ... Read More »

Customs introduces Annex-C & Annex-D form for undertaking of vehicles

new cars

ISLAMABAD: Collectorate of Customs has introduced Annex-C and Annex-D form for undertaking of vehicles to maintain the expenditure of confiscated and tempered vehicles. Sources told Customs Today that high official of customs department designed a two-leaf form (Annex-C and D) on orders of chairperson Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). The form “C” contains data where undertaking is needed in words that ... Read More »

FBR seeks details of circuit, rest & guest houses from Customs collectorates


ISLAMABAD: After instructions from PM office, FBR has asked all the Customs Collectorates, LTUs and RTUs to submit details of circuit houses, rest houses, guest houses, dak bungalows, camp offices and any other such facilities on urgent basis. According to details, Secretary (Admin & Coordination) Syed Roman Ali Shah forwarded a letter no: 6(3) Coord /2004-Misc to all chief collectors, ... Read More »

Collector Zulfiqar orders to stop protocol at new Islamabad airport

Collector Zulfiqar ALi

ISLAMABAD: Collector Zulfiqar Ali Chaudhary has issued notification stating that as part of its austerity plan, customs department has banned VIP protocol given to influential people at New Islamabad International Airport (NNIA). Assistant Collector Farheen Zehra while talking to Customs Today  said that the decision is being implemented with immediate effect as the ministry of interior has directed all officials ... Read More »