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Quetta Customs impounds huge quantity of smuggled goods worth Rs10m

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QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs team deputed at Surab Khazadar area made huge crackdown against the various type of foreign origin smuggled goods in worth Rs.10 millions and registered cases against the tax evaders and smugglers. Collector Preventive Dr.Iftikhar Ahmad while disclosing the crackdown details said that he was shared a secret information with Additional Collector Jamil Baloch, Deputy Collector Shaikh ... Read More »

Pakistan Customs playing vital role to curb smuggling: President WCCI Rabia Taj

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NOWSHERA: Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WCCI) President Rabia Taj has said that Pakistan Customs is a very important department of our country and it should work with honesty and efficiency by following advance methodologies. Talking with Customs Today during an exclusive interview, President WCCI Nowshera said that she belonged to Risalpur but she became founder president of WCCI ... Read More »

ADC Yousaf Haider Aurakzai directs to recover evaded tax from M/s Nisar Khan & Brothers

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ISLAMABAD: Collectorate of Customs Adjudication Additional Collector Yousaf Haider Aurakzai directed the tax evaders working at IDP to pay the short levied amount of duties and taxes amounting to Rs1.346 million along with 35% of redemption fine on the customs value of goods and 20% of the customs value of the seized containers along with personal penalty of Rs 50,000 ... Read More »

IPRE forms cases involving Rs187m against counterfeit goods: Dr. Arsalan Subuctageen

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ISLAMABAD: Director-General Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement IPRE Dr. Arslan Subuctageen said that during current financial year the IPRE has made Rs187 million cases against counterfeit goods in violation of Section 15 of the Customs Act, 1969 and SRO 170(1)/2017 dated 16.03.2017 (Rule 678-686). During an exclusive interview with Customs Today, he said that Directorate General Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement (IPRE) ... Read More »

Customs seizes huge quantity of smuggled cloth near Kohat Tunnel

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KOHAT: The Customs staff impounded 5000 yard foreign origin cloth near Kohat Tunnel during crackdown. Sources told Customs Today that Kohat Customs received secret information about smuggling of non-duty paid cloth. The information was passed on to the field formation staff of Kohat Customs. Pursuing the said information the Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Kohat led by Inspector Muhammad Janzeb enhanced ... Read More »

Customs NIIA seizes Samsung mobiles from passenger

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ISLAMABAD: Collectorate of Customs staff deputed at New Islamabad International Airport (NIIA) seized huge quantity of Samsung mobile phones along with accessories from a passenger who arrived from China. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Seema Raza Bukhari received credible information about smuggling of mobile phones. She directed customs staff to enhance vigilance at arrival lounge. The customs team intercepted ... Read More »

Islamabad I&I generates Rs19.45m through auction of smuggled goods & vehicles

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ISLAMABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) auction cell fetched Rs19.45 million through auction of impounded vehicles and goods. The auction was held at State Warehouse premises. Sources told Customs Today that the auction staff of I&I Rawalpindi and Islamabad conducted two auctions during current financial year 2018-19 and raised revenue of Rs100 million in which total 11 vehicles ... Read More »

Customs I&I impounds huge quantity of smuggled mobile phones

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ISLAMABAD: Directorate-General of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) team seized huge quantity of Chinese smuggled mobile phones and arrested one person. Sources told Customs Today that Director-General Customs Intelligence and Investigation Zahid Khokhar received secret information about the smuggling of mobiles. He formed anti-smuggling squad under the supervision of Superintendent Abdul Malik. The anti-smuggling squad with the assistance of Motorway ... Read More »

Peshawar I&I seizes heroin worth Rs25m near Motorway Toll Plaza

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PESHAWAR: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) foiled a bid to smuggle 2,250 kilogram of heron worth Rs25 million. Sources told Customs Today that Director I&I Rashid Habib received credible information about smuggling of heroin. He immediately constituted anti-smuggling squad. The anti-smuggling squad established a Check Post near Motorway Toll Plaza and started checking of vehicles. During checking the ... Read More »

Presidents of different chambers calls on FBR Chairman Shabbar Zaidi

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ISLAMABAD: The presidents of different chambers of commerce & industry held a detailed meeting Chairman FBR Syed Muhammad Shabbar Zaidi in his office on Wednesday. According to details the Presidents of Chamber of Commerce & Industry included President from Chamber of Commerce & Industry Lahore, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Gujrat, Haripur, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Hattar, KPK and others. The Presidents of Chamber of ... Read More »

Quetta Customs impounds huge quantity of smuggled Iranian diesel

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QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Preventive impounded 40,000 liters of non-duty paid Iranian diesel from a vehicle with the help of law enforcement agencies (LEAs) near Gokurt almost 70 km away from Kolpur. According to sources Collector Customs Preventive Iftikhar Ahmed directed anti-smuggling squads to adopt zero tolerance policy towards smuggling Iranian diesel and against petrol pumps involved in selling smuggled ... Read More »

Customs generates 6pc extra revenue during July-April 2019: ADC Ashfaq Khan

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ISLAMABAD: Collectorate of Customs Additional Collector Ashfaq Khan said that the Collectorate fetched 6 percent extra revenue against allocated target during  July to April FY2018-19 while received 13 percent extra revenue against same period of corresponding financial year. Talking with Customs Today, Additional Collector Ashfaq Khan said that during first 10 months (July to April FY18-19) the Collectorate received Rs20132.04 ... Read More »

Kohat Customs impounds smuggled Iranian apples & vehicle worth Rs5m

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KOHAT: The Customs anti-smuggling squad of Kohat customs seized huge quantity of Iranian apples worth Rs5 million while offending vehicle was also impounded. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Asif Saeed Khan Lughmani received credible information about the smuggling of foreign origin apples. He constituted an anti-smuggling squad under the supervision of Additional Collector Customs Muhammad Khayal and Superintendent ASO ... Read More »

DG I&I detects tax evasion by M/s Nasir Khan & Brothers

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ISLAMABAD: The Directorate General of Intelligence & Investigation (I&I) completed re-examination of detained containers cleared by Islamabad Dry Port and filed tax evasion worth Rs1.3 million against the importers in Adjudication department. According to brief facts provided to Customs Today, information was received through Director-General Zahid Kokhar that M/s Nasir Khan and Brother Rawalpindi are involved in evasion of huge amount ... Read More »

Customs employees should work with full dedication: Chief Collector Asif Jah

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ISLAMABAD: Chief Collector North Region Asif Mehmood Jah has said that he is proud on retired officers of Customs department who successfully completed 35 years in serving the country. He was addressing a farewell ceremony which was organized in honor of customs superintends who were retired during month of May 2019. The Chief Collector North region who was chief guest ... Read More »

DG I&I Zahid Khokhar seeks early installation of CCTV cameras in all state warehouses

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ISLAMABAD: Directorate-General Customs Intelligence & Investigation (I&I) Zahid Khokhar has said that there should be a module for registering of seized smuggled goods which enter and exit from SWHs and module should be attached with WeBOC system so in and out of goods could be visible to all relevant agencies. He said that Directorate General of Customs I&I has started ... Read More »

Abdul Waheed Marwat to head newly formed Directorate of Cross Border Currency Movement

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ISLAMABAD: Directorate of Intelligence & Investigation Additional Director Abdul Waheed Marwat who is part of team working on anti-money laundering in FATF matters is transferred as Director Operations at newly formed Directorate of Cross Border Currency Movement. Abdul Waheed Marwat is a Customs officer of PCS/BS-19 who is presently working as part of Anti money laundering team on those matters ... Read More »

Islamabad Customs impounds eight non-duty paid vehicles during April

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ISLAMABAD: The Customs car cell of MCC Islamabad impounded eight non-duty paid vehicles worth Rs 9.87 millions during month of April FY18-19. According to documents provided to Customs Today, during the month of April, car cell of Customs Collectorate showed outstanding performance and impounded 8 non-duty paid vehicles on secret information of Collector Seema Raza Bokhari. During April Financial Year (FY) 2018-19, ... Read More »

Quetta Customs impounds smuggled diesel & goods worth Rs70m

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QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs teams deputed at various check posts have seized 1,00,000 liters of smuggled POL products carrying in ambulance and Indian goods loaded in other vehicles worth Rs70 million. Sources told Customs Today that pursuing the secret information shared by Collector Preventive Iftikhar Ahmad the Customs staff intercepted various vehicles on GT Road and Lak Pass check post. ... Read More »

Hyderabad I&I adopts zero tolerance policy against smuggling: Director Sadiqullah Khan

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HYDERABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Director Saddiqullah Khan said that the Directorate launched the biggest crackdown on illegally imported POL products during 3rd Quarter of current financial year where the Directorate seized 366370 liters of Iranian origin smuggled diesel which could cause huge loss to the national exchequer. Sadiqullal Khan, the first ever Director posted at Customs Intelligence ... Read More »