Customs I&I Quetta seizes smuggled goods worth Rs79 million

QUETTA: Customs Intelligence and Investigation Quetta has seized large quantity of smuggled goods and lodged two separate FIRs against various accused. Information was received to the Director Muhammad Ismail to Deputy Director Amjad Hussain Rajpar that a quantity of smuggled goods would be transported to Quetta through Hino truck. Accordingly,… Continue reading

Money laundering goes on as Customs Valuation doesn’t determine accurate values of importable goods

KARACHI: Pakistan has not been able to completely overcome money laundering, which is hampering country’s exclusion from FATF’s grey list. Trade mis-invoicing is illegal and occurs when traders. under-invoice or over-invoice their exports or imports for the purposes of. tax evasion or capital flight in either direction. Under-invoicing as well… Continue reading

Smugglers and Customs Hyderabad collaborate to form a mega smuggling enterprise

KARACHI: A grand plan is jointly prepared by the smugglers and certain staff of Customs to support and facilitate organized smuggling, while the deals between smugglers and Customs officers have already been finalized, sources said. According to sources Customs Hyderabad is at the center of this entire game, which would… Continue reading

MCC Preventive detains a vessel carrying Iran origin petroleum products

KARACHI: Customs Preventive Karachi has detained a vessel MT MORIOKA carrying Xylene and white spirit for mis-declaring the port of loading. Information was received through Collector Saquif Saeed to Additional Collector Umar Shafique that a consignment of Xylene and White Spirt was intended for Karachi Port which will be declared… Continue reading

FBR promotes 13 PCS officers into BS-20

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue FBR has notified promotion of 13 BS-19 officers of Pakistan Custom Service (PCS) into BS-20.   The promoted officers include Hassan Saqib Sheikh, Masood Ahmed, Fayyaz Rasool, Sanullah Abro, Muhammad Tahir, Muhammad Saleem Memon, Muhammad Amir Thahim, Yousaf Haider Orakzai, Munib Sarwar, Muhammad Ismail, Farrukh… Continue reading

Chief Collector lauds work of MCC Gwadar during his visit

GWADAR: Gwadar is playing an important role in the development of the country, and Pakistan Customs is making all out efforts to promote and facilitate legitimate trade and business in Gwadar, Chief Collector Quetta Gul Rehman said during his 3-day visit of Gwadar. He said despite of COVID-19 and lockdown,… Continue reading

Responsibility of monitoring gates of ports and Custom stations given to Custom Appraisement

KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has advised all Chief Collectors that relevant staff from Enforcement may be transferred/posted into Appraisement as the function of monitoring of gates of dry ports and Custom border stations has been given to Customs Appraisement. So far, MCC Preventive had the responsibility to… Continue reading

Sindh high court suspends transfer order of Inspector Momin Hussain Shah

KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) has suspended the transfer order of Inspector Syed Momin Hussain Shah from MCC Hyderabad to MCC Exports, Karachi dated February 11, 2020. The counsel of Momin Hussain Shah had submitted before the court that Inspector Momin remained suspended, but he was transferred, which is not… Continue reading