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

In a questionable move, Chief Collector removes Superintendent Iftikhar Hasan from ASO Preventive

KARACHI: Chief Collector Enforcement South Saifuddin Junejo has transferred Superintendent Iftikhar Hasan from MCC Preventive Karachi to MCC JIAP, a move that would adversely impact the anti-smuggling drive underway. It may be mentioned here that Chief Collectors were given the powers to transfer officials and officers ranging BS01 to BS-19,… Continue reading

Customs Bolstering Recovery, Renewal and Resilience for a Sustainable Supply Chain

Articles   The COVID-19 pandemic dominated the economy of the world in the year 2020. It took the lives of millions of people around the globe and changed the lifestyles of billions into a new normal. Complete shutdown of every aspect of life was seen as the only solution to… Continue reading

SHC disposes petitions after Chief Collector submits Circular

KARACHI: A single decision by the High Court of Sindh which bounded authorities of Pakistan Customs to decide the cases of provisional release under section 81 of the Pakistan Customs ACT 1969 in case where valuation came under dispute and faces challenge before Director General, Valuation under section 25, will… Continue reading

SHC allows over 150 petitions challenging Circular issued by Chief Collector, Customs

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Zulfiqar Ahmed Khan on Wednesday allowed over 100 identical constitution petition filed by importers of different items against denial of provisional release under section 81 of the Customs Act 1969. The petitions were… Continue reading

Chief Collector orders examination of EPZ consignments

KARACHI: Chief Collector Appraisement South Abdul Rasheed Sheikh stopped clearance of of EPZ consignments being processed through MCC Appraisement East, MCC Appraisement West and MCC Port Qasim on July 27, 2018. Consignments that re imported destined for EPZ are processed a Transshipment Permit (TP). The terminal operators have been advised… Continue reading

Chief collector orders scrutiny into toy imports

KARACHI: Chief Collector Appraisement South Abdul Rasheed Sheikh has ordered a detailed scrutiny into the imports of toys after several cases of revenue evasion through mis-declaration were detected. Chief Collector has advised MCC Port Qasim, MCC Appraisement East and MCC Appraisement West to keep strict vigil on the import of… Continue reading

Betel nut smuggling: Chief Collector continues clearance of suspected consignments through green channel

KARACHI: Chief Collectorate Appraisement South Abdul Rasheed Sheikh has rejected the recommendations that all consignments coming from Dubai and Jebel Ali should be put on red channel, which is surprising given detection of several cases of mis-declaration and betel nut smuggling through green channel. Collectorates of Customs Appraisement South had… Continue reading

Chief Collector Central reviews region’s performance

KARACHI: Chief Collector Customs Central, Lahore chaired a meeting with Collectors and Officers of the Central Region, regarding successful achievement of assigned revenue targets. Chief Collector congratulated her team on this unprecedented growth in respect revenue collection and hoped that the Central Region will witness similar success in coming months… Continue reading

Rift develops between chief Collector and customs Intelligence

KARACHI: A rift has developed between Customs Appraisement South and Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Karachi over the jurisdiction. Chief Collector Appraisement South Abdul Rasheed Sheikh is of the view that the jurisdiction of Customs Appraisement remains until and unless the GD is gate out. However Customs I&I is… Continue reading