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Customs Station Angoor Adda playing vital role for generation of revenue: Collector Mohammad Saleem

PESHAWAR: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement and Facilitation Collector Mohammad Saleem has said that the Collectorate has surpassed the assigned target of customs duty with heavy margin of 102.60 percent during financial year 2020-21. During an exclusive talk with Customs Today the Collector informed that the target has been achieved by putting in all out efforts of the MCC to achieve ... Read More »

Multan Customs using all available resources to curb smuggling: Collector Muneeza Majeed

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Enforcement & Compliance (E&C) showed outstanding performance against smuggling of goods and detected mega seizure cases in the region. Talking with Customs Today during an exclusive interview in her office, Collector Muneeza Majeed claimed that Multan Customs has tightened nose against smugglers to curb smuggling in the enormous jurisdiction. All three division offices of Multan Customs ... Read More »

Multan Adjudication taking measures for early disposal of pending cases: Abdul Moeed Kanjoo

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Adjudication Multan Camp Office is delivering speedy justice by concluding seizure cases despite of Covid-19 and facilitating them according to rule of law. Collectorate of Customs Adjudication has adopted strict precautionary measures to contain third wave of Covid-19 and following standard operating procedure against recent wave of Covid-19. Customs Adjudication is working efficiently to provide speedy ... Read More »

Tax collectors must refrain from harassing businessmen: LCCI VP Tahir Manzoor Ch

LAHORE: Tax collectors must refrain from harassing the members of the business community instead it would be better to take the chambers and association on board before initiating any direct action that earns a bad name for the country. The incumbent government is undoubtedly taking strong measures to make the country economically strong but it is the bureaucracy that does ... Read More »

Tax collectors must refrain from harassing businessmen: LCCI VP Tahir Manzoor Ch.

LAHORE: Tax collectors must refrain from harassing the members of the business community instead it would be better to take the chambers and association on board before initiating any direct action that earns bad name for the country. The incumbent government is undoubtedly taking strong measures to make the country economically strong but it is the bureaucracy that does not ... Read More »

Multan Dry Port will become economic hub for businessmen of South Punjab soon: Khawaja Muhammad Jalaluddin Roomi

MULTAN: Chairman Multan Dry Port Trust (MDPT) Khawaja Muhammad Jalaluddin Roomi said that Pakistan Railway has agreed to provide transportation facilities at Sher shah junction station to facilitate exporters and importers and providing them cheapest transport. Chairman Khawaja Jalaluddin Roomi was talking exclusively to Customs Today in his office. He said that in the financial year 2020, the Dry Port ... Read More »

Pakistan has strong Basmati GI tag case against India: Faisal Jahangir Malik

LAHORE: Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP) has filed Pakistan’s opposition application against the Basmati Geographical Indicators (GI) tag claim application of India in the European Union (EU) and will be winner by the grace of God as it has a strong case. This was stated by REAP Senior Vice Chairman Faisal Jahangir Malik while exclusively talking to Customs Today ... Read More »

Gwadar Customs seizes smuggled goods worth Rs256m during 1Q of FY-21: Collector Tahir Ali Qureshi

GWADAR: Collectorate of Customs Collector Dr Tahir Ai Qureishi has said that Anti Smuggling Organization Gwadar seized smuggled goods worth Rs256 million during first quarter of financial year 2020-21. Talking with Customs Today during an exclusive talk, he said that during first quarter (July to September) of FY 20-21 the Collectorate showed outstanding performance despite Covid-19, providing details of arrangements ... Read More »

FBR asked to take action against elements involved in harassing bearing importers

LAHORE: Pakistan Automobile Spare Parts Importers & Dealers Association (PASPIDA) former chairman Nasir Hameed Khan has urged Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) & chief collector to take strict action against elements involved in harassing bearing importers and delaying bearings’ customs clearance. He was talking to Customs Today here in Lahore the other day. He said that some powerful people are ... Read More »

Quetta Customs, LEAs taking effective measures to curb smuggling: Collector Irfan Javed

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Enforcement and Compliance Collector Irfan Javed has said that due to inter-agency cooperation and effective crackdown, the flood of smuggling of contraband goods and NCP vehicles from Pakistan-Afghanistan and Iran border has decreased. Talking with Customs Today in exclusive talk he said that this office has speed up anti-smuggling drive on its own as well as ... Read More »

PTBA demands separate zones for sales tax

LAHORE: Pakistan Tax Bar Association (PTBA) has demanded a separate zone for sales tax in an anticipation to increase the tax revenue upto 1000 percent. PTBA president Aftab Nagra and senior vice-president Qari Habibur Rehman Zubari has made this demand in an emergent meeting while other members including Arshad Nawaz Man, Syed Tanseer Bukhari, Sohail Akhtar, Shehbaz Sidique, Sehabaz Qadar, ... Read More »

Demand of irrelevant documents by bankers causing huge demurrage & detention charges to importers: Khadim Hussain

LAHORE: Lack of coordination between Pakistan Customs and State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has put the importers to face hardships in doing business endangering improving Ease-of-Doing Business Index of the country. This was stated by Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry executive committee member and Ferozpur Road traders’ leader while talking to Customs Today. He said that miscommunication between banks ... Read More »

Multan Customs shows excellent performance against smuggling despite Covid-19: Collector Muneeza Majeed

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Enforcement and Compliance (E&C) Collector Muneeza Majeed has said that Multan Customs showed excellent performance against smuggling during economic year 2019-20 despite global pandemic of Covid-19 and detected mega seizure cases during the crackdown against smuggling goods in the vast jurisdiction. Talking with Customs Today during an exclusive interview, Collector Muneeza Majeed said that a comprehensive ... Read More »

Govt urged to refund demurrage & detention charges to Pakistani importers

LAHORE: The government should refund demurrage & detention charges to Pakistani importers which they paid to get their goods and articles released amid the worst ever period of COVID-19 pandemic. This was stated by Nasir Hameed Khan LCCI ex-Vice President while talking to Customs Today in an exclusive talk with the newspaper’s special correspondent.  He said that importers across the ... Read More »

Multan Adjudication concluding hearing of seizure cases & avoiding unnecessary delays: Deputy Collector Moeed Kanjoo

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Adjudication Multan Camp Office is delivering speedy justice through concluding seizure cases despite Covid-19 and facilitating them as per law. This was stated by Deputy Collector Customs Adjudication Abdul Mueed Kanjoo while talking with Customs Today other day. He stated that global pandemic Covid-19 has affected regular hearing of seizure cases in Customs Adjudication due to ... Read More »

Customs collects less revenue in 3rd & 4th quarter of FY2019-20 due to Covid-19 : Collector Seema Bokhari

ISLAMABAD: Collectorate of Customs Collector Seema Raza Bokhari has said that the Collectorate is excepting revenue from telecommunication companies due to roll out of 5G during the first quarter of financial year 2020-21. Talking with Customs Today Seema Raza Bokhari explained reasons for decline of revenue during third (January to March) and fourth quarters (April to June) of financial year ... Read More »

LCCI takes special measures to enhance halal food exports: Ali Hussam Asghar

LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has taken a number of measures to enhance halal food exports as for the first time halal food standing committee has been set up and stakeholders were invited for the input. The views were expressed by Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Senior Vice President Ali Hussam Asghar while talking ... Read More »

Customs ASO impounds over Rs 329m smuggled goods, vehicles

  LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) has seized over Rs329 million smuggled and contraband goods and vehicles in the month July Financial Year 2020-19. Talking with Customs Today said that more than Rs 150 million’s smuggled vehicles were seized that included BMWs, Mercedes and Toyota Land Cruisers during the month of July.  “Total value of the goods seized ... Read More »

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-declarations & 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 »