Operation in Arabian Sea: Customs Intelligence, PSMA recover heroin and ICE worth $100 million

KARACHI: Customs Intelligence and Investigation Karachi in collaboration with Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PSMA) seized 429 Kgs of Heroin Powder and Ice Crystal from a fishing boat in Arabian Sea on Monday. The seized narcotics, including 202 Kgs of Heroin powder and 227 Kgs of Ice Crystal, are worth Rs16… Continue reading

Initiatives taken by KCAA in respect of Customs Duties and Taxes through E-Payment

KARACHI: The Karachi Customs Agents Association (KCAA) notified that with effectfrom 2nd January 202, the collection of Custom duties and taxes exceeding Rs1.0 millionwill be collected through E-payment. The E-payment system shall provide round the clock facility to the taxpayers for their payments. In this regard KCAA further informed that… Continue reading

MCC JIAP seizes gold jewelry, other contraband goods worth Rs10 million

KARACHI: MCC JIAP is continuing crackdown on illegal movement of contrabands and commercial goods through the airport and seized miscellaneous goods worth Rs10 million and arrested two passengers for attempting to hoodwink authorities. On the directives of Collector Irfan-ur-Rehman, Additional Collector Farah Farooq and Deputy Collector Inamullah Wazir have increased… Continue reading

Islamabad High Court stays auction of body spray 

ISLAMABAD: Justice Lubna Pervez of Islamabad High Court  restrained Pakistan Custom officials from auctioning a consignment of imported body sprays or from taking any adverse action against importer company Kokab Enterprises. The bench earlier heard Alsam Randhawa advocate who representing the petitioner stated that consignment is being held and custom… Continue reading

Pakistan Customs initiates strict scrutiny into import of vehicles

KARACHI: MCC Appraisement West and MCC Appraisement East have initiated a thorough scrutiny of the record pertaining to import and clearance of used vehicles in the past few years, while MCC Appraisement East has lodged three more FIRs for fraudulent import of used vehicles. An official said data scrutiny in… Continue reading

FBR notifies promotions to the post of Principal Appraiser

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has notified promotion of 23 Appraising Officers/ Assistant Private Secretaries of Pakistan Customs Department to the post of Principal Appraiser (BS-16) with immediate effect. The promoted officers include: Khalid Hassan Awan, DG, Transit, Karachi Salman Ahmad, MCC, Appraisement & Facilitation (East) Karachi Aijaz Ahmad… Continue reading