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Customs Dept asks KP Excise & Taxation Dept for handover of 250 impounded vehicles


PESHAWAR: The Customs Department of the Federal Board of Revenue has demanded the possession of 250 NDP vehicles impounded by the Excise and Taxation Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government. The sources said Collector Customs at Customs House Peshawar Gul Rahman has ordered the formation of a high level delegation for taking the fleet of vehicles. Earlier, the Peshawar Customs and ... Read More »

Six NDP vehicles, items impounded by ASU on actionable tip-off given by Gul Rahman

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PESHAWAR: The Anti-Smuggling Unit of the Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar, following an actionable tip-off given by Collector Customs Gul Rahman, took into possession six NDP vehicles and non-customs-paid goods on Monday. The value of the impounded goods and vehicles is Rs3.5million in the international market. Collector Customs Gul Rahman gave special directives to all the Customs Departments including Customs Anti-Smuggling ... Read More »

Faisalabad Customs collects Rs397.279m in first 15 days of October

Collector Sadiq Lahore Appraisement

FAISALABAD: The Customs Collectorate collected revenue of Rs397.279 million during first 15 days of October of Financial Year 2017-18 under the head of all duties and taxes. Assistant Collector Shah Samad Hamadani told Customs Today, that during the above said period the Customs Appraisement collected revenue of Rs107.932 million under the head of customs duty, revenue of  Rs285.267 Millions under ... Read More »

KPCCI chief bombasts provincial govt for allocation of no industrial uplift funds


PESHAWAR: KP Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Zahid Shinwari criticised the provincial government for making no allocation for the development of industries in the province. He said no funds had been allocated in the past budgets as well to improve the infrastructure in order to attract investment. Shinwari said delay in the execution of projects was mainly because of ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence seize juicers, blenders & crockery  worth Rs1.2m


MULTAN: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigations has thwarted the attempt of smuggling non duty paid juicers, blenders and crockery in their action worth Rs.1.2 million. Sources told Customs Today that Deputy Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Multan Khial Muhammad Khan received a tip off that smugglers are trying to smuggle electronic goods through Sadiqabad region. Deputy Director formed special ... Read More »

APDPA chief demands quick govt’s patronage for uplift of all dry ports

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SIALKOT: Chairman All Pakistan Dry Ports Association Muhammad Haneef Khan has sought an early governmental patronage for country’s dry ports sector saying the government should announce a development package for the uplift of this sector, which has been lying neglected by the government since long. He stated this while addressing an important meeting of the customs clearing agents held at ... Read More »

Multan Customs witness mild decline in exports handled from Dry Port


MULTAN: The Customs Collectorate has witnessed mild decline in export items from Multan Dry Port due to undesirable economic condition. Sources told Customs Today, that Multan Dry Port Trust has handled cotton yarn with a volume of Rs33.10 million during the month of September for the existing fiscal year 2017-18. On the other hand, Multan Customs cleared export consignments of ... Read More »

Deputy Collector Rizwan constitutes special team for audit


FAISALABAD: The Customs Collectorate Deputy Collector headquarters Muhammad Rizwan has constituted a special teams in order to streamline the audit of licensed under SRO-450(I)/2001 and export oriented unit (EOUs)  licensed under SRO-327(I)2008 and other audit assignments given by the Collector Muhammad Sadiq. Sources told Customs Today, that team constituted under the under the supervision of Collector Muhammad Sadiq to take ... Read More »

Customs Intelligence release milk tank after verification of documents

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MULTAN: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation released the detain milk tank after its verification. According to details, Customs Intelligence and Investigation staff has taken the private diary farm milk tank into their custody on suspicious documents. Customs teams asked the driver to produce original import documents and detained the milk tank. Milk tank was used for commercial purpose and ... Read More »

Collector Saud Imran seeks extension in banking timings for duty collection

Lahore Intelligence Director Saud Imran

MULTAN: The Model Customs Collectorate Multan has requested the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) for the extension of duty collection timing during business hours. According to details, Collector Saud Imran Ahmad has asked the National Bank for the extension of bank timings for collection of customs duties from importers. National Bank of Multan is collecting duty taxes in cash from ... Read More »

No power loadshedding by October 2018: Sher Ali

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FAISALABAD: The government is fully committed to honoring its promise to eliminate power loadshedding by 2018 while the process to make it cheaper will start this year. State Minister for Water and Power urged the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to release the sales tax refunds and customs rebates, which is creating enormous cash problem for the value-added sector. He ... Read More »

Collector Sadiq forms committee for analysis certificates

Collector Sadiq Lahore Appraisement

FAISALABAD: The Model Customs Collectorate Collector Muhammad Sadiq has formed special committee for analysis and issuance of certificate to the business community. Sources informed Customs Today, that Collector Muhammad Sadiq instructed the officials concerned to constitute committee to complete this task. These teams were constituted working according to under SRO 450(1)/2001 and SRO 327(1)/2008. The team comprising Deputy Collector Muhammad ... Read More »

MCC Quetta fares better with Rs82m collection of all duties and taxes during 10 days


QUETTA: The Model Customs Collectorate Quetta earned surplus revenue of Rs82.00million against the proportional assigned revenue collection target as all duties and taxes during the 1st to 10h October Financial Year 2017-18. The Quetta Customs was allocated Rs416million under all the heads for first 10 days of October FY17-18 while it earned Rs498.00million under all the heads of duties and ... Read More »

MCC Peshawar surpasses collection by Rs61m revenue during 13 days of October


PESHAWAR: The Model Customs Collectorate Peshawar has generated Rs660.971million revenue in 13 days of October against Rs598.78million in 13 days of October during previous FY2016-17. So the collectorate exceeded the collection of 13 days of last year’s October’s 13 days by Rs61million revenue. The MCC Peshawar collected Rs298.94million Customs Duty in the first 13 days of October of current Financial ... Read More »

Tanker filled with 12,000 liter Iranian diesel impounded by Gwadar Customs

Gwadar customs seizes 7,000 liters smuggled Iranian diesel

GWADAR: The Customs Collectorate Gwadar seized a huge quantity of Iranian diesel in a raid conducted on Friday and arrested two smugglers. Sources told CT that Deputy Collector Gwadar Junaid Mehmood constituted a team of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) under the supervision of Customs Preventive Inspector, Shamshad Ali. The team, during a search operation, intercepted an oil tanker bearing registration ... Read More »

Sialkot ASO seizes Indian cloth, goods worth Rs30m near Chenab Bridge

Sialkot customs to hold auction on March 13 copy

SIALKOT: Customs Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) squad of Sialkot has seized the different smuggled goods including Indian clothes , sarhies, 250 cartons of foreign made different juices and electronics from different vehicles during a special checking near River Chenab Bridge here. According to the senior officials of the Sialkot Customs Collectorate, the worth of these seized was stated to be ... Read More »

Multan Customs impounds vehicles & goods of worth Rs.20m under garb of vegetables

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MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs team seized two Mazda trucks loaded with smuggled vehicles and miscellaneous goods of worth Rs.20 million during their anti-smuggling operation. Multan Customs Collector Saud Imran Ahmad received credible information from their source, that smuggled goods and vehicles have been entered in the Multan region and they will be transported to other city. Collector Customs formed special ... Read More »

Smuggling will be impossible in days to come: Deputy Director Azam Khan


FAISALABAD: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Deputy Director Muhammad Azam Khan said that Pakistan Customs has launched a countrywide anti smuggling campaign on the directives of Director General Shaukat Ali. He said that resulted steps are being taken to completely eliminate the menace of smuggling. Talking to Customs Today during an exclusive interview in Faisalabad, Deputy Director Azam Khan ... Read More »

Akhlaq performs brilliantly by generating Rs1b more revenue than earmarked target

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HYDERABAD: The MCC Hyderabad has surpassed the revenue targets of Customs Duty, Sales Tax and Federal Excise Duty as well as overall target for the 1st-quarter of the current financial year. The MCC Hyderabad collected Rs3.362billion against the target of Rs2.491billion assigned by the FBR, which is 35% higher. The MCC generated 58% more revenue compared to the revenue done ... Read More »

NAB starts probe against customs officials involved in clearance of perishable consignments


PESHAWAR: NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has launched inquiry against the officers of customs department and others regarding corruption and corrupt practices in clearance of consignments of perishable items to Afghanistan through Torkham border. During inquiry, it was observed that Ministry of Commerce issued S.R.O No. 805(1)/2015, dated 17.08.2015 through which the condition of Letter of Credit (LC) only as required in ... Read More »