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Faisalabad Customs ASO seizes huge quantity of smuggled goods worth Rs 120 million

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FAISALABAD: Faisalabad Customs ASO seized huge quantity of smuggled goods worth Rs 120 million. The Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Multan Preventive field unit of Customs Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) Faisalabad has seized huge quantity of miscellaneous goods and two carrier vehicles worth Rs 120 million during a successful crackdown against non duty paid items and registered a case against smuggler. Sources told ... Read More »

Afghanistan refuses to make functional Torkham border for 24/7

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PESHAWAR: Afghan government refused to keep open the Pak-Afghan sharing border, Torkham round the clock. The Afghan officials on pretext of lack of facilities, declined to stay functional the border for 24 hours, Pak official told. According to the fresh schedule, Afghan border security officials permit trailers from 09 am to 07 pm. to cross the border. On Tuesday evening ... Read More »

Faisalabad I&I foils bids to smuggle goods worth Rs142.202m

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FAISALABAD: The Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Faisalabad foiled miscellaneous smuggling attempts in region worth Rs 142.202 million, involving duty and taxes of Rs 71.77 millions during month of September. During initial days of September, Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Muhammad Adnan Akram received credible information that some smugglers are trying to smuggle miscellaneous goods into different cities of ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs generates Rs1940.88m through duty & taxes

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PESHAWAR: Customs Collectorate collected Rs1940.88 million against target of Rs1778.2 million with difference of 162.68 percent while the difference in percentage was minus 7.56 percent. In head of custom duty the Collectorate collected Rs728.08 against Rs831.60 with difference of minus Rs103.52 million while the difference in percentage was minus 12.45 percent.  In head of sale tax the house collected Rs620.98 ... Read More »

Multan Preventive foils  smuggling attempt of NDP cigarettes under garb of Afghan Transit Trade

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MULTAN: The Customs Collectorate of Preventive has foiled a smuggling attempt by seizing non-duty paid foreign origin cigarettes under the garb of Afghan Transit Trade from Dera Ghazi Khan. Sources told Customs Today that Deputy Collector Maqbool Ahmad Balouch received credible information that huge quantity of foreign origin smuggled goods would be transported through Quetta to Lahore on container truck ... Read More »

Police arrest Haji Bashir, Waris Khan for involvement in murder of DC Qudoos Shaikh

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QUETTA: Baluchistan Police arrested suspects Haji Bashir and Waris Khan due to their involvement in murder of Deputy Collector Abdul Qudoos Shaikh. Sources told that Haji Bashir is the younger brother of notorious smuggler Haji Sadiq, while Waris Khan is the son-in-law of Haji Sadiq. Haji Sadiq is already on bail in the murder case of Deputy Collector Dr. Abdul ... Read More »

Work on Rashkai Economic Zone to commence next month: CM Mahmood Khan

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PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Mahmood Khan says work on Rashkai Economic Zone to start from November, this year. He was speaking in a ceremony, after signing an agreement with a private group of industries for the provision of electricity at cheaper rates, reported Radio Pakistan. Under the agreement, the provincial government will provide 18MW electricity from Pehur Hydro ... Read More »

Multan Appraisement foils bid to smuggle mobiles & laptop from airport

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MULTAN: The Customs Collectorate of Appraisement has failed an attempt to smuggle imported branded cell phones and laptops of worth millions from Multan International Airport. According to details, Customs authorities received information that smuggling attempt can be made through Multan International Airport and in pursuance of information and directions conveyed by the Appraisement Collector Saima Shehzad. Assistant Collector Ahmad Zaheer ... Read More »

Quetta Appraisement surpasses revenue collection target of 1Q

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QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement collected Rs6716 million under the head of different duties and taxes during first quarter of current fiscal year. Sources told Customs Today that the Collectorate collected 3 percent more revenue than the assigned target for first quarter. It is necessary to mention here that the Collectorate of Appraisement collected Rs2431 million under the head of ... Read More »

About 25 trucks loaded with wheat flour would go to Afghanistan via Torkham daily

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TORKHAM: Pakistan resumed partial export of wheat flour related items to Afghanistan via Torkham border after about two months. Custom staff also acknowledged resumption of wheat-related items export to Afghanistan and said that at least 15 to 25 trucks loaded with wheat flour and other related items would go to Afghanistan via Torkham on daily basis prior to the imposition ... Read More »

Multan Preventive seizes NDP vehicles & goods worth Rs168m

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MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive has seized non-duty paid vehicles and miscellaneous goods worth Rs168 million during anti-smuggling actions in September. Collector Muhammad Saleem has taken plenty of pragmatic and remarkable steps towards the improvement of Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) after joining his responsibilities in the Collectorate. Special emphasis was given on the revamping of Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) to curb menace ... Read More »

Multan I&I Director Dr. Adnan Akram visits Sadiqabad region to check anti-smuggling measures

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MULTAN: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Director Dr. Muhammad Adnan Akram visited Sadiqabad region to check anti-smuggling measures adopted by field intelligence staff. Sources told Customs Today that Director Adnan Akram has paid first visit to Sadiqabad region after assuming look-after charge of Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Multan. The main purpose of surprise visit was to check ... Read More »

Peshawar Preventive to hold auction of NDP vehicles tomorrow

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PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs has announced auction of confiscated vehicles on October 08, 2019 at warehouses located at Peshawar/F.C/ airport/ Nowshera/ Mardan/ Dry Port and Abbottabad. The following vehicles will be presented for the auction: State Warehouse Peshawar Mercedes Benz (Bullet Proof) Model 1982, Chassis No. WDB-12603312037551 Mercedez Benz Truck Model 1995, Chassis No. WDB6770381K175873 Mitsubishi Pajero Jeep Model 2006, ... Read More »

Quetta Customs impounds 15545 banned animal hormone injections worth Rs34m

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QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs team deputed at Quetta International Airport foiled a bid to smuggle 15545 numbers of banned animal hormone injections worth millions which were being smuggled from Dubai to Quetta. According to the details, Collector Customs Preventive Dr. Iftikhar Ahmed received credible information that huge quantity of animal hormone injections will be smuggled through Quetta International Airport. He ... Read More »

Multan Customs foils bid to smuggle non-duty paid cloth worth Rs40m

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MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive thwarted the smuggling attempt in Sadiqabad by seizing a container of foreign cloth worth Rs40 million. Collector Customs Mohammad Saleem received a tip-off that huge quantity of smuggled cloths will be transported from Jurisdiction and formed special team of Anti-Smuggling staff to prevent any attempt of smuggling from territory. It was learned that Collector Multan ... Read More »

Balochistan govt grants tax exemption to Gwadar free zone

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QUETTA: The Balochistan government has exempted Gwadar Free Zone from provincial taxes for five years and decided to set up special economic zones and new industrial estates in the province. Talking to reporters after the meeting, provincial government spokesman Liaquat Ali Shahwani said a detailed discussion was held on the Reko Diq case and the government’s moves in this regard. ... Read More »

Quetta Customs recovers betel nuts, gutka, tyres worth Rs40m from passenger buses

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QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs team foiled a bid to smuggle 8,000 kilograms of betel nuts, 500 kilogram Indian Pan Prag and huge quantity of non-duty paid tyres from a passenger bus. Sources told that Collector Preventive Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad received credible information about smuggling of goods through a passenger coach. He directed Additional Collector Jameel Baloch and Assistant Collector Saleem ... Read More »

Peshawar Preventive generates Rs454m in September: Collector Asif Saeed Lughmani

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PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs Preventive seized non-duty paid (NDP) goods worth Rs 454 million during the month of September 2019. Customs Collector Preventive Asif Saeed Khan during an interview with Customs Today said that Preventive Peshawar seized huge quantity of smuggled and non-duty paid goods including vehicles, narcotics, currency and gold during September 2019 of current Financial Year. All 9 ... Read More »

Quetta Customs foils bid to smuggle huge quantity of smuggled goods

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QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Preventive team foiled a bid to smuggle huge quantity of foreign origin non-duty paid goods near Lakpas check post. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Preventive Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad received credible information about smuggling of foreign origin goods through passenger buses. He directed Additional Collector Jamil Baloch, Assistant Collector Saleem Tahir and Superintendent Aslam Khan to ... Read More »

Multan Customs seizes huge quantity of black pepper of Rs4.5m

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MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has seized huge quantity of illegally imported black pepper worth Rs4.5 million during their action. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Muhammad Saleem received credible information regarding smuggling of foreign origin black pepper and he directed Assistant Collector Syed Jalal Haider Zaidi to take action against smuggling of black pepper after receiving ... Read More »