Finance Minister attends International Customs Day celebrations in Karachi

ISLAMABAD, Jan 27 (APP):Caretaker Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs, Dr Shamshad Akhtar attended the International Customs Day (2024) celebrations in Karachi. The event was held annually on January 26 to highlight the contributions of customs administrations across the globe, said a news release on Saturday. The minister graced the occasion as the… Continue reading Finance Minister attends International Customs Day celebrations in Karachi

Caretaker PM directs expediting efforts to control smuggling

ISLAMABAD, Jan 8 (APP): Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar on Monday directed the relevant law enforcement agencies, including the Frontier Corps, Pakistan Customs and district administrations to expedite their efforts to completely curb smuggling. He observed that with abhorrent practice of smuggling, few influential people were benefited and stressed that with the establishment of special… Continue reading Caretaker PM directs expediting efforts to control smuggling

PM Kakar directs enhancement of Afghan Transit Trade tracking system

ISLAMABAD, Jan 01 (APP): Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar on Monday directed for taking of further steps at enhancement and foolproof tracking system concerning Afghan Transit Trade. Chairing a review meeting over Afghan Transit Trade and anti-smuggling measures, he also asked for the formulation of an immediate mechanism for the establishment of an integrated transit… Continue reading PM Kakar directs enhancement of Afghan Transit Trade tracking system

Customs foil drug smuggling, arrests two

KARACHI, Dec 18 (APP): The Pakistan Customs authorities made a significant drug seizure in the vicinity of the Northern Bypass, leading to the arrest of two individuals. Acting on a tip-off, the Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) intercepted a trailer traveling through the Katcha area from Sunday night to Monday, according to a spokesman for Customs on… Continue reading Customs foil drug smuggling, arrests two

Customs seize smartphone worth million of rupees from passenger at airport

MULTAN, Nov 30 (APP):The Customs Enforcement team recovered a good number of earphones from the possession of a passenger at Multan International Airport on Thursday. Official sources said that the smartphones worth millions of rupees were seized from the luggage of an arriving passenger from Sharjah. They informed that under the guidance of Collector Customs… Continue reading Customs seize smartphone worth million of rupees from passenger at airport

NCP goods worth over Rs 2.25 m seized in DI Khan

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Oct 14 (APP):In continuation of actions against smuggling of non custom paid (NCP) items, the district police have seized goods worth over Rs 2.25 million during checking of several vehicles here in different areas. Following the directions of District Police Officer Abdul Rauf Babar Qaisrani, the operations against smuggling of NCP goods… Continue reading NCP goods worth over Rs 2.25 m seized in DI Khan

President directs FBR to make payment, apologize to citizen over wrongly auctioning three imported vehicles

ISLAMABAD, May 29 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi has directed the FBR to apologize and make payment to a citizen whose three imported vehicles were mishandled by Customs Department and wrongly auctioned by Custom officials at a low price of almost Rs 3 million without any notice to him. The Customs Duty paid by him… Continue reading President directs FBR to make payment, apologize to citizen over wrongly auctioning three imported vehicles

Bid to smuggle foreign currency foiled at Torkham border; US$40,000 seized

ISLAMABAD, Nov 17 (APP): The Customs officials have foiled two smuggling bids of foreign currency at Torkham border and seized an amount of $40,000 from two passengers traveling to Afghanistan during the last five days. According to the Customs department, the organization was carrying out strict vigilance on specific information on the smuggling of foreign… Continue reading Bid to smuggle foreign currency foiled at Torkham border; US$40,000 seized

Customs AC/DC to ensure 24/7 presence at airports to facilitate passengers: Sufi

ISLAMABAD, May 31 (APP): Head of Prime Minister’s Strategic Reforms Salman Sufi Tuesday said that an assistant or deputy director of Pakistan Customs had been appointed at all the international airports to facilitate the passengers. He said the officers and staffers on duty would ensure that no passenger was harassed for bringing gifts or chocolates… Continue reading Customs AC/DC to ensure 24/7 presence at airports to facilitate passengers: Sufi

Pakistan Customs seize narcotics valuing Rs 257 mln

ISLAMABAD, Feb 28 (APP): The Collectorate of Customs, Gwadar on Monday seized valuing Rs.257 million of narcotics of 8.5 KGs (Methamphatamine/ICE) at (Uthal) Gwadar. In continuation with FBR’s policy of crackdown against the menace of narcotics/drugs, Collectorate of Customs, Gwadar again in yet another intelligence-based successful operation on 27.02.2022 seized 8.5 kg of high quality… Continue reading Pakistan Customs seize narcotics valuing Rs 257 mln

Officials of directorate of intelligence & investigation customs busy in destroying drug and smuggled goods on the occasion of international customs day at regional office

APP28-210122 HYDERABAD: January 21 – Officials of directorate of intelligence & investigation customs busy in destroying drug and smuggled goods on the occasion of international customs day at regional office. APP Photo by Akram Ali
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Collector of Customs Dr. Sadiqullah Khan, Additional collector of customs Asim Rehman burning a huge quantity of confiscated smuggled goods and narcotics during a ceremony of confiscated smuggled goods and narcotics at Site area

APP08-161021 HYDERABAD: October 16 – Collector of Customs Dr. Sadiqullah Khan, Additional collector of customs Asim Rehman burning a huge quantity of confiscated smuggled goods and narcotics during a ceremony of confiscated smuggled goods and narcotics at Site area. APP Photo by Farhan Khan
APP08-161021 HYDERABAD: APP09-161021 HYDERABAD: October 16 – Customs intelligence official burning huge quantity of confiscated smuggled goods and narcotics during a ceremony of confiscated smuggled goods and narcotics at Site area. APP Photo by Farhan Khan APP10-161021 HYDERABAD: October 16 – Customs intelligence official burning huge quantity of confiscated smuggled goods and narcotics during a… Continue reading Collector of Customs Dr. Sadiqullah Khan, Additional collector of customs Asim Rehman burning a huge quantity of confiscated smuggled goods and narcotics during a ceremony of confiscated smuggled goods and narcotics at Site area

Gangs smuggling human hair from India, Pakistan, Myanmar busted in China

BEIJING, March 30 (APP):A recent joint operation by customs officers in the Chinese provinces of Yunnan, Shandong and Henan busted 11 cross-border criminal gangs that were smuggling human hair, customs officers said in Kunming, Yunnan. During the operation in January, which was organized by General Administration of Customs, officers seized a large amount of human… Continue reading Gangs smuggling human hair from India, Pakistan, Myanmar busted in China

FBR seeks budget proposals for FY2021-22

ISLAMABAD, Jan 15 (APP):The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Friday invited proposals from various stakeholders, on Income Tax and Customs, for consideration in the upcoming budget for the fiscal year 2021-22. “The Federal Board of Revenue is currently engaged in formulation of proposals for the Finance Bill 2021. In order to benefit from the collective… Continue reading FBR seeks budget proposals for FY2021-22

Pak-Afghan PTA to be finalized by end of January 2021: Dawood

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ISLAMABAD, Nov 18 (APP): Adviser to Prime Minister of Pakistan for Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood on Wednesday said the Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between Pakistan and Afghanistan would be finalized by the end of January, 2021. Similarly, he said, the Afghanistan-Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement (APTTA) would also hopefully be signed in the last… Continue reading Pak-Afghan PTA to be finalized by end of January 2021: Dawood

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