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Chief Collector Samaira Nazir inaugurates dispensary for class four staff


LAHORE: Chief Collector of Customs Central Region Samaira Nazir Khan opened Customs House dispensary at the Customs House. Talking to Customs Today after inauguration of the dispensary, Chief Collector Samaira Nazir said that the dispensary has been specially set up for the class four staff and Collector of Customs (Appeals) Dr Asif Mehmood Jah has voluntarily consented to extend health ... Read More »

Scanning machines will help curb money laundering on western border: Qurban Ali

Qurban Ali

PESHAWAR: By installing scanners at Landi Kotal custom station in Torkham, clearance of passengers’ baggage would be possible in short time in addition of shutting money laundering through the western border. Model Custom Collectorate Collector Qurbani Ali Khan said this while addressing on occasion of scanners inauguration ceremony held on Tuesday in conference room at Torkham. Qurban Ali Khan said ... Read More »

Chief Collector Samaira Nazir meets importers, exporters at LCCI

LAHORE: Chief Collector of Customs Sumaira Nazir Khan has held a meeting with the importers and exporters at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and noted their suggestions to facilitate the export oriented industries in the federal budget 2016-17. On the occasion, Deputy Collector Customs (Exports) Sheraz Ahmed explained the export promotion related schemes to the businessmen. He ... Read More »

Zulfiqar Younas, Saud Imran vows to protect genuine businesses

Lahore Intelligence Director Saud Imran

LAHORE: Collector Customs (Preventive) Zulfiqar Younas and Director Intelligence Saud Imran have said that the Customs Department has evolved a strategy to work together with the business community and asked the businessmen to forward their proposals to tackle the menace of smuggling. They were addressing a joint meeting held in collaboration with Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Lahore. ... Read More »

WHT on banking transactions will revert to 0.6pc for non-filers: Haroon Akhtar


LAHORE: Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Revenue Haroon Akhtar Khan has warned that withholding tax on banking transactions will revert to 0.6 per cent for those who will not opt for voluntary tax compliance scheme introduced by the government to facilitate the traders to become part of the tax net and play their role in development of the country. “The ... Read More »

Dr Asif Jah paid rich tributes for attaining Sitara-e-Imtiaz

asif meh

LAHORE: Customs officers and staff paid glowing tributes to Collector of Customs Appeal Dr Asif Jah for receiving Sitar-e-Imtiaz in recognition of his untiring services for the rehabilitation of ailing humanity across the country. In a special reception given by the Customs Union in honour of Dr Asif Jah, the customs officers and staff acknowledged the fact that Dr Asif Jah has ... Read More »

Customs doing all-out efforts to digitalize, atomize its services: Chief Collector Burki


LAHORE: Pakistan Customs is doing all-out efforts to digitalize and atomize its services to reduce human interference in order to ensure goods’ clearance without any discrimination and unfairness. This was sated by Chief Collector of Customs Rozi Khan Burki while addressing the flag hoisting ceremony on the occasion of International Customs Day at the Customs House here on Tuesday. Shedding ... Read More »

Bajwa to visit Multan RTO on Friday


ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue Chairman Tariq Bajwa will visit Multan Regional Tax Office (RTO) on September 5 (Friday) to review the field formation operations and tax collection efforts. As per details, the FBR chairman and member Inland Revenue Muhammad Ashraf Khan will visit Multan RTO on Friday to discuss the strategy to achieve the revenue target for current fiscal ... Read More »

Dubai Customs’ community initiatives support its strategic plan


DUBAI:  Dubai Customs dedicates itself to the launch of a diverse array of community-based events and initiatives. The Department’s commitment to community uplift is a fundamental part of its overall strategic plan, which incorporates a unique social responsibility approach that relies on active participation in both formal and informal volunteer work. Dubai Customs’ focus on social responsibility has had significant ... Read More »

Graduation ceremony of Third Foundational Customs Course in Bahrain

Bahrain customs

Manama: Under the patronage of the President of Customs, Shaikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Bin Ali Al-Khalifa, the Customs Affairs held a graduation ceremony the other day for the third foundational customs course for military personnel for the year 2013. Marking the occasion, the President of the Customs expressed his thanks and appreciation for the efforts of all trainers in training ... Read More »

WCO workshop on Customs Valuation


DUSHANBE: The World Customs Organisation (WCO) organised a three-day workshop recently in Dushanbe, on the customs value for the officials of the customs service of Tajikistan. All expenses for the seminar (experts’ travel and accommodation) were covered by the Europe Regional Office for Capacity Building in Baku. The workshop was intended for Customs specialists responsible for the implementation and application ... Read More »

Customs XI win friendly hockey match against Int’l XI on Independence Day

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KARACHI: Customs Preventive Service Club organised a friendly hockey match between International XI and Customs XI, at Customs Preventive Service Club & Sports Complex situated in Federal B Area, on the occasion of 66th Independence Day. Gul Faraz Ahmed Khan, President Sindh Hockey Association and General Secretary Customs Preventive Aurangzeb Khan were chief guests on the occasion, while the match ... Read More »

Dubai Customs organises workshops for govt departments

Dubai Customs

CUSTOMS TODAY REPORT  DUBAI: Dubai Customs in collaboration with Dubai Government Excellence Programme (DGEP) Secretariat General organized two introductory workshops on the categories of both electronically and financially distinguished Government Departments as part of DGEP categories and for which the nomination submission will be made in January 2014. Mr. Juma Al Gaith, Executive Director of Customs Development Division at Dubai ... Read More »