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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 »

Balochistan govt extends smart lockdown till August 17

QUETTA: Government of Balochistan has extended coronavirus smart lockdown for 15 days across the province. According to the notification issued by the Home Department, the smart lockdown will continue till August 17. The notification states that markets will be allowed to remain open from 9 am to 10 pm; however, tandoors, dairy shops, medical stores and blood banks will be ... Read More »

Multan Dry Port collects Rs30776.367m under PDL

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement Faisalabad Dry Port Multan has collected Rs30776.367 million under the head of Petroleum Development Levy ({PEL) during the economic year 2019-20. According to details, Customs Appraisement collected petroleum development levy from oil marketing companies on the clearance of ex-bonding of high speed diesel (HSD) shipments from Multan Dry Port. Collectorate of Customs Appraisement collected all ... Read More »

Multan Customs assigns special duties to employees for Eid-ul-Azha holidays

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Enforcement and Compliance (E&C) has assigned special duties to employees at Customs House during Eid-ul-Azha holidays. The administration branch of the Collectorate has finalized duty charts of officials for holidays of Eid-ul-Azha. Deputy Collector Amjad Aman has assigned duties to Customs employees in 10 shifts at Customs House Multan to run their necessary operations. Four employees ... 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 »

Multan I&I generates Rs21.32m through auction of impounded vehicles & goods

MULTAN: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Multan Range Office generated Rs21.32 million from the auction of confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods. According to details, Customs Intelligence and Investigation organized public auction of confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods for generation of handsome revenue. The auction was held at Customs Intelligence and Investigation near Raja pur Khanewal Road. Customs Intelligence and ... Read More »

Collector Saima Aftab assures businessmen swift clearance facility at Multan Dry Port

MULTAN: Business community should utilize swift clearance facility at Multan dry port and their problems would be resolved on top-priority basis. South Punjab is one of the emerging business hub of our country and it will provide vast business opportunities to industrialists and traders. It was stated by Collector Customs Appraisement while talking to business community of South Punjab regarding ... Read More »

Multan Customs transfers 56 inspectors to different locations

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Enforcement & Compliance (E&C) has issued orders for transfer/posting 56 inspectors to different locations. According to details, Deputy Collector Amjad Aman has undertaken massive reshuffling in the Collectorate after comprehensive discussion with Additional Collector Syed Ali Abbas Gardezi and Collector Muneeza Majeed to get encouraging results in new fiscal year. As many as 26 inspectors have ... Read More »

Customs, FC conduct raid, impounded 9 buses loaded with NDP goods

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Enforcement and Compliance has expedited efforts against smuggling and in the ongoing drive against smuggling Customs E&C in coordination with FC (North) Balochistan has seized 9 buses loaded with huge quantity of non-duty paid goods from Panjpai area (district Mastung) parked in a compound for transportation to upcountry . Sources told that Chief Collector Saifuddin Junejo ... Read More »

Multan Customs generates Rs7.7m through auction of confiscated goods

MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs Enforcement & Compliance generated Rs7.7 million from auction of perishable goods lying at the State Ware House. Sources told Customs Today that the Collectorate has carried out special auction for disposal of perishable goods on directions of Collector Muneeza Majeed to generate revenue. Multan Customs carried out special auction after ensuring special precautionary measures to prevent ... Read More »

Collector Appraisement Saima Aftab visits Sadiqabad Export Terminal

MULTAN: Collector Appraisement Saima Aftab visited Sadiqabad Export Terminal to review facilitation process to businessmen. Sources told that Collector Appraisement Faisalabad Saima Aftab has visited Sadiqabad Export Terminal after assuming her responsibilities. Assistant Collector Sadiqabad Export Terminal Ms. Sobia briefed the Collector about importance of Saqdiqabad export terminal. Collector was informed that Sadiqabad export terminal is facilitating traders and business ... Read More »

Irfan Javed’s Quetta Preventive foils bid to smuggle betel nuts, cumin seeds

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs Preventive has intensified its operations against smugglers since Collector Irfan Javed took charge. The Collectorate team seized 500 kilograms of Chromite stone (interior quality) and betel nuts worth Rs16 million. Sources told that in pursuance of a credible information, on 22.07.2020 at about 00:45 hours a Hino truck (10-wheeler) bearing registration no: TKX-227 (Quetta) was stopped ... 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 »

Quetta Customs foils attempt to smuggle cigarettes, betel nuts

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs foiled an attempt to smuggle large amounts of cigarettes and betel nuts in the country. According to details, Customs Quetta has intensified its operations against smugglers since Collector Irfan Javed took charge. A search operation by the customs team foiled an attempt to smuggle 6,600 kilograms of chalia and 500 kilograms of chromite by hiding it ... Read More »

KP businessmen urge FBR to accelerate tax refund process

PESHAWAR: The business community on Wednesday urged the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to accelerate the tax refund process and refrain from issuing unwarranted notices to businesses. The demands were made during a joint meeting of the Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (SCCI) Standing Committee on Inland Revenue Services and Income Tax chaired by the SCCI President Engineer Maqsood ... Read More »

Multan I&I to hold auction of confiscated vehicles & goods tomorrow

Multan: Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) will hold auction of confiscated vehicles and miscellaneous goods on 21st July (tomorrow). According to details, Customs Intelligence and Investigation is going to organize public auction on Tuesday for generation of handsome revenue. Customs Intelligence and Investigation issued list of vehicles and miscellaneous goods after approval from the Federal Board of Revenue ... Read More »

Govt urged to declare Ghulam Khan, Kharlachi trade routes rebatable

PESHAWAR: The trade associations of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have urged the federal government to declare the Ghulam Khan and Kharlachi trade routes rebatable, in line with Torkham and Chaman points. Sources said despite declaring both border crossings rebatable under the Afghanistan-Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement (APTA) in 2010, the customs department and the Ministry of Commerce have not yet taken any decision ... Read More »

Balochistan govt allows businesses to operate from 9am to 10pm

  QUETTA: Balochistan government spokesperson Liaquat Shahwani said the provincial government has relaxed lockdown timings and allowed businesses to remain open from 9am to 10pm. While addressing media here in Quetta, Liaquat Shahwani said the decision was taken keeping in view of declining cases in the province. Shahwani said that province witnessed a drop in Covid-19 cases during the last ... Read More »

Exports to different countries surge: Razak

RAWALPINDI: Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood Friday said the exports to different countries including EU were registering a rise in the country. Exports of meat and poultry to Saudia Araba and UAE had surged by 36%, he said talking to media. Besides, the country was exporting tractors, microwaves, refrigerators and other electronic products; ... Read More »

Multan Customs recovers skimmed milk powder worth Rs6m

MULTAN: Customs Anti-Smuggling Organization squad recovered huge quantity of foreign origin skimmed milk powder worth Rs6 million. Sources told Customs Today that Collector Muneeza Majeed received credible information that huge quantity of skimmed milk powder will be transported through Multan region. Additional Collector Syed Ali Abbas Gardezi formed special team of Anti-Smuggling Organization comprising Inspector Abdul Samad, Inspector Umair Ahmad ... Read More »