IHC allows petition by Kokab Enterprises, Lahore

ISLAMABAD: A bench of Islamabad High Court (IHC) allowed a constitution petition filed by Kokab Enterprises, Shah Alam market, Lahore which imported a consignment of body spray but Custom officials while applying Valuation Ruling (VR) older than 90 days detained the same over valuation dispute. The Collector Customs, Islamabad,  Deputy… Continue reading

UN-ACCEPTABLE DELAY BEING OBSERVED IN CLEARANCE OF IMPORTS & EXPORT CONSIGNMENTS DUE TO ACUTE SHORTAGE OF STAFF AT ALL COLLECTORATES

MCC APPRAISEMENT EAST/WEST, PORT QASIM, AIR FREIGHT UNIT AND MCC-EXPORTS KARACHI & PORT QASIM. The Karachi Customs Agents Association has already informed the collectorates of Customs regarding the alarming situation that has been created due to shortage of staff for clearance of consignments at custom stations i.e. Model Customs Collectorate… Continue reading

Appraising Officer Qasim Shaikh fare welled

KARACHI: Appraiser Qasim Shaikh has retired after a service of 37 years. He was appointed in July 1982 as an Examiner. During his service Qasim Shaikh got only one promotion and was promoted to Appraiser in June 2002. Qasim Shaikh has a very clean record. It may be mentioned here… Continue reading

Shaheen Air ordered to deposit 2 bln

KARACHI: Justice Junaid Ghaffar of High Court of Sindh ordered Shaheen Air International (SAI) to deposit rupees 2 billion with Air Freight Unit (AFU) of Pakistan Customs within 15 days. The bench was hearing a petition filed challenging the recovery notice issued by the department. The bench also heard counsel… Continue reading

ASO Lahore seizes smuggled auto parts

LAHORE: The staff of Anti Smuggling organization (ASO) Model Customs Collectorate (Preventive) Lahore raided a warehouses and recovered huge quantity of smuggled and non-duty-paid spare parts. Pursuant to information Assistant collector Muhammad Adnan Khan along with Superintendent Munawar Ahmad khan raided a godown situated at Misri Shah, Lahore and recovered… Continue reading

Gold smuggler arrested

KARACHI: The MCC Preventive has arrested a person for attempting to smuggle gold slabs into the country and seized the commodity worth Rs2.64 million. An FIR to this effect has been lodged and investigations are underway. On the directives of Collector Preventive Tariq Huda, Additional Collector AFU Tahir Qureshi and… Continue reading

Stolen mobile phones mystery resolved; goods delivered to importer

KARACHI: The mystery of the missing mobile phones from the custody of Air Freight Unit (AFU) has been solved as 135 of the 189 missing mobile phones have already been handed over to the importer. According to the details, AFU Karachi had confiscated a total of 189 mobiles amounting $9,000… Continue reading

WeBOC prevents illegal movement of imported goods; clearing agents pressurizing to rescue corrupt elements

KARACHI: The online computerized system for consignment clearance has prevented movement of imported goods without duty payment at Air Freight Unit (AFU) Karachi on the other hand clearing agents pressurizing the authorities in a bid to rescue those elements involved in getting cleared the goods through backdoor channel. Pakistan Customs… Continue reading