SC dismisses Leave to appeal in Afghan Transit Sugar case on FBR’s request

ISLAMABAD: A  special full bench of Supreme Court of Pakistan comprising Justice Umar Ata Bandial, Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel and Justice Munib Akhtar on Wednesday dismissed a leave to appeal filed by Federal Board of Revenue in a case known as Afghan Transit Sugar Case. Earlier, an application was… Continue reading

SHC reserves judgment in huge bunch of Afghan Transit Container cases

KARACHI: The judgment was reserved in about 2200 Special Custom Reference Applications pending since a decade and some of them pertains to 2007-2008 by a Customs Appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Muhammad Junaid Ghaffar and Justice Agha Faisal here on Tuesday. Khalid Rajper Advocate appeared… Continue reading

ASO Lahore seizes smuggled goods worth Rs15.5 million

KARACHI: The Anti-Smuggling Organization (ASO) Lahore has made remarkable performance in the first week of August 2017 and seized smuggled goods worth Rs15.5 million. The ASO team intercepted a Shahzore van near railway station loaded with electronic goods including color TV, LEDs. The value of the detained goods is approximately… Continue reading

DG Transit trade expresses satisfaction on enhanced coordination between entry & exit stations

KARACHI: Director General Transit Trade Muhammad Javed Ghani chaired a meeting of regional directors of Transit Trade and expressed satisfaction on the steps taken to ensure enhanced coordination between entry/exit transit stations for re-examination of suspected/selected consignments. Exit directorates including Directorates of Peshawar and Quetta were advised to monitor the… Continue reading

Directorate of Transit Trade frames procedure for transshipment cargo through railways

KARACHI: The Directorate of Transit Trade in the proposals for Budget 2016-17 has framed the procedure to give legal cover to transit cargo through railways. According to the procedure proposed by Director Wajid Ali, for Afghan Transit consignments transported through Pakistan railways, the trader shall file the Goods Declaration selecting… Continue reading

Pilferage of NATO/ISAF/US Army cargo; ATT raids office of M/s Bilal Associates

KARACHI: The Directorate of Afghan Transit Trade (ATT) raided the office of M/s Bilal Associates in Clifton, Karachi and all the records, email history and computers were taken into possession. Analysis of the email history confirmed their direct involvement in the pilferage of US Army/NATO/ISAF cargo. It may be recalled… Continue reading