PESHAWAR: The Air Freight Unit of the Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar has collected Rs29.70million revenue during two months of July and August of current Financial Year 2017-18, Deputy Collector Customs House Peshawar said on Monday at Peshawar.
The sources informed Customs Today that many cases were handled in which smugglers were arrested for smuggling gold and drugs while many passengers were rejected for carrying extra baggage and unauthorized consignments.
The AFU on duty at the airport earned Rs11.11million Customs Duty during the two months of July and August and it collected Rs1.67million revenue by auctioning off goods while an amount of Rs0.40million was generated as Redemption Duty.
The AFU received Rs8.97million of Sales Tax and Rs1.17million of ST on VM Importers during July and August 2017-18 which is more than Rs6.65million of ST done in July-August of FY2016-17 and Rs0.16million of ST on VM Palm oil in July-August of previous FY.
The AFU Peshawar Airport generated an amount of Rs8.45million of AIT during the two months of July and August 2017-18.