Directorate of IPR seizes assorted infringed marks of mobile batteries, motorcycle parts etc,

KARACHI: Directorate of IPR Karachi seized a consignment of various goods including mobile phone batteries, motorcycle parts, make-up brushes and electric mosquito repellants for violating provisions of Import Policy Order in vogue. M/s Recline Tech imported a consignment of miscellaneous items from China through MCC Port Muhammad Bin Qasim bearing… Continue reading

ASO Preventive recovers 75 birds of endangered species

KARACHI: Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) of Customs Preventive Karachi successfully conducted two starch operations in posh area of Defense Housing Authority (DHA), which resulted in recovery of a large number of exotic birds belonging to endangered species under International Convention on Illegal Trade on Endangered Species (CITES). Information was received through… Continue reading

FBR detects massive under-invoicing and misdeclaration on import of spark plugs and ball bearings

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has apprised Chief Collector Appraisement South of massive mis-declartion and under-invoicing in the import of spark plugs of automobiles and ball bearings and parts thereof. All consignments of spark plugs and ball bearings have been blocked, while post release verification of already cleared consignments… Continue reading

FBR announces jobs, only domicile holders of the region of vacant position to apply

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has published an advertisement inviting applicants for jobs in Pakistan Customs at various stations, and for the first time these jobs are not domicile quota based. FBR announced jobs in BS-14 to BS-01. For positions in Karachi, only the domicile holders of Karachi are… Continue reading

Directors Customs Intelligence & Investigation Karachi revamps entire ASO team

KARACHI: Director Customs Intelligence & Investigation Karachi Yaqoob Mako, after consultations with Additional Director Rana Tasleem and Deputy Director Gorchani, has reshuffled the entire team of Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO). Sources said there were reports that certain staff members of ASO were lenient on smugglers as they had formed arrangements with… Continue reading

Heat wave predicted in Karachi, K-Electric urges energy conservation

KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department on Sunday issued a heat wave alert in Karachi for the next six to eight days. With temperatures expected to go as high as 42 degrees centigrade, K-Electric (KE) urges its valuable customers to take all necessary precautions and avoid unnecessary excursions or strenuous activities… Continue reading