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Rawalpindi I&I impounds smuggled goods & vehicles worth Rs55m

ISLAMABAD: The Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Rawalpindi have seized Rs55 million of smuggled goods and non duty paid vehicles during first quarter of financial year 2021-22. Talking with Customs Today ,Asghar Khan Deputy Director Intelligence and Investigation have told that during first quarter (July to September) 2021-22 the Directorate have showed good performance he said that during month ... Read More »

FTO Dr. Asif Mehmood Jah directs to release consignment of tractors

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Tax Ombudsman Dr. Asif Mahmood Jah provides prompt redressal to the complainant ensures release of consignment of agricultural tractors within hours of the complaint. The complainant being regular importer had imported a consignment of Agricultural Tractors to be used by the farmers. However, subsequently, Collectorate of Customs Port Qasim put on hold/blocked the consignment of tractors on ... Read More »

Customs North Region functioning sans Chief Collector

ISLAMABAD: The post of Chief Collector North has been vacant for the last one month and should be filled immediately. Earlier, Dr. Asif Mehmood Jah has been performing his duties as Chief Collector of North Region for almost two years, Asif Jah is retired and now working as FTO. Sources informed that the strongest candidate for post of Chief Collector ... Read More »

16 truckloads of humanitarian aid sent to Afghanistan

PESHAWAR: The Customs Healthcare Society in collaboration with Pakistan Customs has sent 16 truckloads of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan via Torkham border. In this regard, a ceremony was held at the Torkham border in which Federal Tax Ombudsman Dr Asif Mahmood Jah was the chief guest. The humanitarian assistance trucks handed over to Pakistan Consulate in Jalalabad. Dr. Asif Mahmood ... Read More »

Islamabad Customs collects Rs867.47m customs duty

ISLAMABAD: Collectorate of Customs have collected Rs867.47 million under the head of customs duty during the month of September 2021. Telling the details of collection under same head an official of Customs department told that the MCC Islamabad was assigned revenue collection target of Rs1157 million during month of September 2021 while it was received Rs867.79 million. Telling the details ... Read More »

Quetta Customs thwarts attempt to smuggle Indian origin goods

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs team deputed at at Taftan has detected where the importer through mis-declaration tried to clear Indian origin goods. According to sources, Collector Rashid Habib received credible information that an attempt would be made to clear Indian origin goods in the garb of Iran origin goods. The importer tried to conceal the actual origin of goods (Indian ... Read More »

FTO directs FBR to transmit particulars of bidders to Inland Revenue

ISLAMABAD: Various Customs Collectorates and regional offices of the Directorate of Customs Intelligence failed at the time of auction of non-duty paid vehicles to properly identify the persons who participate in auctions and not provide copies of their credentials. According to details FTO (Federal Tax Ombudsman) directed Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to devise an electronic system so that the ... Read More »

Pakistan Customs taking all measures to facilitate business activities: Chief ollector KPK Ahmad Raza Khan

PESHAWAR: Chief Collector Customs Khyber Pakhtoon Khawa (KPK) Ahmad Raza Khan t has said that the main objective of Pakistan Customs is to facilitate business activities in every possible way. Talking with Customs Today during an exclusive talk the Chief Collector KPK said that facilitation is very important because it maintains the flow of traffic and does not cause congestion. ... Read More »

Peshawar Customs taking effective measures to curb smuggling: Collector Kamran Rajher

PESHAWAR: Collector Customs Enforcement Malik Kamran Rajher has said that Pakistan Customs is using all available resources to curb smuggling which is directly affecting our national economy. Talking with Customs Today during an exclusive talk he said that we should focus on promotion of our staff instead only of our own promotions, he added that it is very unfortunate that ... Read More »

Torkham Port will become business hub in next two years: DG Transit Trade Imtiaz Sheikh

TORKHAM: The expansion project of Torkam Port is in full swing and during next two years Torkham is going to be a big hub of exports and imports. These views were expressed by Imtiaz Ahmed Sheikh, Director General Customs Transit Trade, was awarded a warm welcome on the occasion of his visit to Torkham Customs station. Talking to Customs Today ... Read More »

Asif Mehmood Jah sworn in as Federal Tax Ombudsman

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Asif Mehmood Jah, an ex BS21 officer of PCS, has taken the oath and assumed the office of Federal Tax Ombudsman. Earlier, Government of Pakistan has appointed renowned Customs Officer Dr. Asif Mehmood Jah as Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) for a period of four years. It is necessary to mention here that Chief Collector Peshawar Asif Mehmood Jah ... Read More »

Dr. Asif Mehmood Jah appointed as Federal Tax Ombudsman

ISLAMABAD: Chief Collector Customs North Region Dr. Asif Mehmood Jah after his retirement from Pakistan Customs Service (PCS) has appointed Federal Tax Ombudsman for period of four years. According to Notification No F.1(18)2017 issued by Ministry of Law and Justice, it said that in exercise of powers conferred by section (3)1 of the establishment of the office of the FTO ... Read More »

Chairman FBR visits KPK to review clearances process at Customs Station Torkham

PESHAWAR: Dr Muhammad Ishfaque Ahmad, Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) visited KPK where he reviewed clearances process at border customs station Torkham. The sources of Torkham informed Customs Today that the Chairman Federal Board of Revenue was given a detailed presentation about mechanism of Clearance system at Customs station Torkham by Collector Appraisement Amjad ul Rehman. The Chairman FBR ... Read More »

Pakistan Customs taking all measures to curb smuggling of foreign currency: Deputy Collector Umair Zahid

TORKHAM: Pakistan Customs is taking all measures to curb smuggling of foreign currency from Pakistan to Afghanistan. This was said by Deputy Collector Umair Zahid during an exclusive talk. Answering to a query he said that alarm bells are ringing that US dollars may not be smuggled from Pakistan to Afghanistan in this regards Customs enforcement and Compliance Wing is ... Read More »

FBR abolishes sales tax on Afghan fresh fruit imports

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has abolished the sales tax on fresh fruit being imported from Afghanistan, except apple, which would be continued to be taxed. The FBR has issued a circular announcing the Tax Laws (Third Amendment) Ordinance 2021 dated September 24. The circular says the amendment was made on the recommendation of the Sarhad Chamber of ... Read More »

Customs I&I foils bid to smuggle heroin from Peshawar to Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) has foiled a bid to smuggle huge quantity of heroin from Peshawar to Rawalpindi. Sources said that Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Asghar Khan received credible information regarding smuggling of heroin. The Customs I&I team comprising Superintendent Amir Khan which also includes Inspector Amir Khan, Inspector Mohammad Siddiuq, Hawaldar Riasat, Sepoys Kamran ... Read More »

Govt wants autonomous, people-friendly FBR: Tarin

ISLAMABAD: The government is fully committed to grant the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) operational and financial autonomy to rule out the possibility of political interference and; thus, make it an efficient, merit based, service-oriented and public-friendly organisation. Addressing the senior officials at the FBR headquarters, Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin appreciated the last year’s commendable performance ... Read More »

Customs North collects 131.43pc extra customs duty during August

ISLAMABAD: The Chief Collector Customs North Region Dr. Asif Mehmood Jah has said that Customs North region have collected 131.43 percent extra customs Duty during August 2021 against same period of correspondence period. Talking with Customs Today the Chief Collector North said that Collectorate of North during the month of August showed outstanding performance, he added that Peshawar Appraisement and ... Read More »

FBR deputes 161 PCS officials at Customs Enforcement D.I. Khan

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue transferred 161 of Customs officers from BS 01 to 16 Collectorate of Customs (Enforcement), Peshawar to Collectorate of Customs (Enforcement), D.I. Khan. According to details through a transferred posting order No. Estt./CC(N)/lnt./T& P I 5221PT 6411 the FBR made this huge transferred posting order from MCC Peshawar to MCC DI Khan. FBR transferred 4 ... Read More »

ASO Islamabad seizes smuggled Irani carpets worth Rs14m

ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Smuggling Organization (AS) have seized huge quantity of smuggled Iranian carpets worth Rs14 million along with offending vehicle. Sources told Customs Today that credible information was received by Collector Junaid Jalil Khan that an attempt would be made to smuggle foreign origin carpets through a 12-wheel truck model-1993 coming from Quetta to Rawalpindi. To check the authenticity of ... Read More »