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Customs Preventive along with LEAs using all available resources to curb smuggling attempts: Collector Irfan Javed

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Preventive Collector Irfan Javed has said that under guidance of Federal Board of Revenue there has been a substantial improvement in the performance of MCC Quetta to curb smuggling activities. Talking with Customs Today Collector Irfan Javed said said that this Collectorate has embarked upon a proactive approach to bring real results, and there has been ... Read More »

Appraisement Quetta Customs to stop mis-declaration & underinvoicing, legal trade to be promoted: Collector Waheed Marwat

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement and Facilitation Collector Waheed Marwat said that Customs Taftan Border will be operational with consultation of the business community of Quetta while only legal business should be facilitated. Talking with Customs Today Waheed Marwat said that Quetta Collectorate always promoted and protected legal businesses he appreciated role of QCCI (Quetta Chamber of Commerce and Industry) ... Read More »

Customs Adjudication trying to conclude hearing of cases despite shortage of staff: Collector Adnan Akram

ISLAMABAD: Collector Customs Adjudication Dr. Muhammad Adnan Akram has said that the Collectorate is trying to conclude hearing of pending cases on priority basis despite shortage of staff. Talking with Customs Today during an exclusive interview the Collector said that the Collectorate of Adjudication Islamabad have a very vast jurisdiction covering Customs Collectorate Gilgit Baltistan, Sialkot, Peshawar and Islamabad whereas ... Read More »

Customs ASO seizes foreign currency, NDP vehicles, smart phones from Torkham border

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs Preventive team deputed at Torkham border have seized more than two lakhs US dollars along with 55 smart phones and two Toyota Vitz cars. Collector Customs Preventive Khalik Ibrahim Yousafani told Customs Today that in an intelligence based operation at Torkham, the Customs staff of MCC E&C (Enforcement and Compliance) Peshawar has seized an amount of ... Read More »

Services rendered by Dr Arslan Subuctageen will be remembered:  FBR chairman

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) held farewell on to recognize the outstanding services of Dr Arslan Subuctageen Member Legal and accounting- Customs FBR on his retirement. According to the details, a farewell party was arranged in honor of Member Legal of FBR, it was attended by the Chairman FBR Javed Ghani, Member Customs Operations S.M. Tariq Huda, Member IRS ... Read More »

Mis-declaration: Collector Seema Bokhari lodges FIR against M/s Capital Cargo Service

ISLAMABAD: Collectorate of Customs Colector Seema Raza Bokhari has lodged FIR against M/s Capital Cargo Service for misusing M/s Agha Khan Foundation’s name for clearance goods. According to show cause notice issued by the Collector Adjudication Adnan Akram said that the Customs Collectorate has lodged an FIR (first information report) no.19/2020 against M/s Capital Cargo Service customs clearing agent for ... Read More »

Quetta ASO seizes marijuana worth Rs210m near Kolpur check post

QUETTA:  Collectorate of Customs Preventive, Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) team seized 1000 kilogram of foreign origin marijuana worth Rs210 million which was concealed in secret compartments of ten wheeler truck. According to details the Collector Preventive Irfan Javed received a tip-off that some drug smugglers are taking advantage of COVID19 pandemic situation will smuggle large quantities of drugs into the country. ... Read More »

Customs North Region surpasses revenue target of FY2019-20 by 12pc

ISLAMABAD: Customs North Region achieved anti smuggling as well as auction target which was allocated for the financial year 2019-20. According to details the annual revenue target was Rs1330 million whereas the North Region achieved 12 percent more than the target assigned despite the fact that due to lock down and 144 orders the auctions were not regularly held, however ... Read More »

Customs ASO surpasses revenue collection target for FY2019-20: Collector Seema Bokhari

ISLAMABAD: Seema Raza Bokhari Collector Customs Islamabad has said that allocated annual anti-smuggling target for current financial year 2019-20 was Rs1.75 billion which has already achieved with extra amount of Rs2.15 million till May 2020. Talking with Customs Today the Collector said that business activity fully halted due to COVID19, she added that as all the Customs Collectorates of country ... Read More »

Peshawar I&I seizes heroin worth Rs50.9m near Nowshera

PESHAWAR: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) foiled a bid to smuggle huge quantity of foreign origin heroin through G.T. Road. The market value of seized heroin is Rs59 million, while the vehicle of impounded vehicle is Rs0.9 million. Sources told Customs Today that Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Rashid Habib Khan received credible information about smuggling of foreign ... Read More »

All necessary measures being followed at Torkham against COVID-19: Inamullah Wazir

TORKHAM: The Afghan Transit Trade (ATT) Deputy Director Inamullah Wazir said that scanning was the only step left which has now been implemented. Inamullah Wazir is a graduate of University of Sydney Business School and has a degree in International business. He remained posted in Customs Preventive as assistant collector AFU and AC headquarters and anti smuggling. He has also ... Read More »

Padani Customs Station to start operations soon: Waheed Marwat

  QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement Collector Abdul Waheed Marwat has said that Pakistan Customs is all set to start a new Customs Station at Padani in Zhob at Pakistan-Afghan border, which would facilitate trade between the two neighbors. Padani station is expected to be started in two months. Sources told that Collector Appraisement Abdul Waheed Marwat held a detailed ... Read More »

Customs ASO seizes 28kg hashish near Motorway Toll Plaza

ISLAMABAD: Collecorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) seized 28 kilogram of chars and arrested two drug traffickers who belonged to KPK. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Seema Raza Bokhari received credible information about smuggling of narcotics. She immediately directed Assistant Collector Rao Fahd to take necessary measure to foil any attempt of narcotics smuggling. Rao Fahd Assistant Collector constituted ... Read More »

Asif Jah Mehmood critically injured: appeal for blood

ISLAMABAD: Chief Collector Customs North Region Dr. Asif Jah Mehmood got severe injuries in a road accident on Thursday, he is in critical condition. Sources told Customs Today that the chief collector was traveling from Islamabad to Lahore via Motorway, when he reached near Lahore four to five vehicles hit each other while all the vehicles were on speed of ... Read More »

Chief Collector North Asif Jah Mehmood critically injured in road accident on Motorway

ISLAMABAD: Chief Collector Customs North Region Dr. Asif Jah Mehmood got swear injuries in a road accident on Thursday, he is in critical condition. Sources told Customs Today that  Chief Collector was traveling from Islamabad to Lahore via Motorway, when he reached near Lahore, four to five vehicles hit each other while all the vehicles were on speed of 80 ... Read More »

Peshawar I&I seizes narcotics worth Rs 18.7m

PESHAWAR: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation team seized 16 kilogram of foreign origin opium and chars worth Rs18.7 million. Deputy Director Rashid Habib told Customs Today that information was received that a Suzuki Mehran motor car will be tried to smuggle foreign origin narcotics from Peshawar side to Punjab. He said that information was forwarded to Additional Director Faysal ... Read More »

MoC holds meeting to review bilateral & transit trade with Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: In order to discuss the issues of resumption of Pakistan’s imports from Afghanistan and demurrage charges being incurred on the Afghan Transit Trade cargo, an inter-ministerial meeting was held in the Ministry of Commerce, the meeting was chaired by Additional Secretary (Trade Diplomacy) Ministry of Commerce and was attended by the representatives of Federal Board of Revenue , Ministry ... Read More »

FBR pays tribute to late Zahid Khokhar for his outstanding services for Pakistan Customs

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue has expressed deep grief on the sad demise of senior Customs Officer Muhammad Zahid Khokhar due to Covid-19. Muhammad Zahid Khokhar was recently promoted in Grade-22 and he was appointed as Director General Afghan Transit Trade.  He belonged to 13th Common Training Program of Civil Service of Pakistan. Earlier, he had also served as Collector ... Read More »

Kohat ASO seizes smuggled crushed betel nuts worth Rs44m

KOHAT: Deputy Collector Customs station Kohat Mehmood Khayal has said that that anti-smuggling squad seized smuggled crushed betel nuts Concealed under mineral coal dust worth  Rs44 million. Sources told Customs Today that an information was shared by the Additional Collector Muhammad Khayal that an attempt of smuggling of foreign origin betel nut from Daraban Quetta Road towards Punjab. Following the ... Read More »

ICCI slams shipping companies for not implementing govt directions regarding detention & demurrage charges

ISLAMABAD: President of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) Muhammad Ahmad has said that all detention and demurrage charges imposed by the shipping companies on importers should be waived off till 30th of June. Talking with Customs Today during an exclusive interview president ICCI said that after clear directions of the federal Government shipping companies should waive off charges ... Read More »