Transit Trade Directorate requests FBR to take up issue with Afghan authorities Temporary Stoppage of Frozen Chicken/Meat by Afghanistan

KARACHI: The Director of Transit Trade has requested the FBR to take up the issue of temporary ban placed by authorities of Afghanistan on refrigerated containers of Chicken/Meat resulting in stuck up of containers on Pakistani side of border at Torkham. The Director, Zeba Azhar in a letter addressed to… Continue reading

The Middle East Institute explores “Pathways to a Sustainable US-Pakistan Relationship” in discussion with Ali Jahangir Siddiqui

Washington D.C, United States: Middle East Institute (MEI), the oldest Washington D.C. – based institution dedicated solely to the study of the Middle East, invited Ambassador Ali Jahangir Siddiqui to speak on the prospects of forging a sustainable US-Pakistan relationship. The event, “Leveraging a Moment of Change: Pathways to a… Continue reading

Supreme Court suspends order of SHC, grants leave to appeal Indian sugar for Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: A full bench of  Justice Umar Ata Bandial, Justice Faisal Arab  and Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel  suspended a judgment of a division bench of High Court of Sindh in Indian sugar case destined for Afghanistan under Afghanistan Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement (APTTA). The bench heard Senior Advocate Supreme… Continue reading

SCP likely to hear, decide appeal in current week Indian Sugar for Afghanistan

KARACHI: A bench of Supreme Court of Pakistan heard an appeal filed by Directorate of Transit Trade, Pakistan Customs impugning a judgment by High Court of Sindh in a petition filed by an Afghanistan based importer of Sugar from India. The SHC while deciding the petition challenging detention of 65… Continue reading

Pakistan Customs files appeal against SHC order UNFIT Indian sugar for Afghanistan under APTTA

KARACHI: The Directorate General of Transit Trade , Pakistan Customs has filed an appeal before Supreme Court of Pakistan assailing judgment of Custom Appellate bench of High Court of Sindh in sugar transited to Afghanistan from India. About 262 containers of the Indian White Sugar have been detained by the… Continue reading

FBR to challenge SHC order in Afghan Transit Sugar case

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue on a move by Directorate of Transit Trade Karachi has decided to challenge an order of Custom’s Appellate bench of High Court of Sindh in Constitution Petition CP-D 5593 of 2019 titled Messrs Farid Asif Ltd  versus Federation of Pakistan. The customs bench on 7-12-2019… Continue reading

SHC allows petition involving sugar destined for Afghanistan

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh allowed a petition filed by Faisal Arif Ltd, importer of Sugar meant for destination in Afghanistan (Afghan Transit Trade) with the direction to the Pakistan Customs to ensure safe passage of the consignments. The sugar was detained by the custom… Continue reading

Afghan diplomats irked as Pakistan Customs acts to eradicate smuggling in the garb of ATT

KARACHI: The Consulate General of Afghanistan has approached President Pak-Afghan Joint Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PAJCCI) expressing dismay over the tightened vigilance by Pakistan Customs on Afghan Transit Trade (ATT) cargo, and enforcement activities thereof. Transit trade is the biggest source of smuggling as the transit cargo to Afghanistan… Continue reading

SHC asks customs counsel to comply with office objections in 2 days

KARACHI: A division bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Mahmood A Khan on Thursday asked the counsel for Pakistan Customs to remove office objections within two days in a SCRA filed by the department. The bench earlier heard Sardar Muhammad Ishaq advocate… Continue reading

SHC to hear petition on Dec 11 as govt loses revenue worth rupees 18.75 million Consignment destined for Afghanistan expires in detention

KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice will hear a petition regarding perfume, body spray destined for Afghanistan but detained since 2010. Sardar Muhammad Ishaq appeared for the petitioner Nizam Baba. According to petitioner, the weight declared was 13 tones… Continue reading

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