Supreme Court suspends contempt proceedings against Customs officers

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) has stayed the contempt proceedings initiated against the Pakistan Customs officers by Sindh High Court (SHC) providing the Customs authorities space to continue undertaking anti-smuggling activities and conduct investigations. ASO of MCC Preventive Karachi had seized a consignment of smuggled goods. Muhammad Hassan… Continue reading

UK and USA experts train Customs officers

KARACHI: Directorate General of Training and Research has undertaken certain unprecedented initiatives, which are expected to usher in substantial and tangible value addition to Pakistan Customs Service. It is for the first time that foreign experts from National Crime Agency (NCA) of United Kingdom and Bureau of International Narcotics and Law… Continue reading

FIA summons Customs officers as investigations into corruption reports proceed

KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has formed a team headed by Additional Director FIA Syed Farid Ali to conduct enquiry on merit into the allegations of corruption, embezzlement and misappropriation of funds by the officers and officials of Customs Intelligence & Investigation. The FIA team comprises of Assistant Directors… Continue reading

Customs officers still using luxury vehicles

KARACHI: Directorate General of Customs Intelligence & Investigation (I&I), Islamabad has informed Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) that despite the directives to surrender of all above 1300cc vehicles to the relevant State warehouse, several officers are still in possession of such vehicles. A number of officers of Customs Intelligence &… Continue reading

CJP takes suo mote: NAB should take Customs officers onboard corruption investigations

KARACHI: The Chief Justice of Pakistan has reportedly taken notice of corruption complaints in Pakistan Customs and ordered NAB to investigate the case. Chief Justice of Pakistan took notice of reports that large scale corruption was carried on by Customs officers including Chief Collector Appraisement South Abdul Rasheed Sheikh and… Continue reading

Customs officers promoted

KARACHI: The Central Selection Board (CSB) has considered and approved promotions of officers in Grade-21 and Grade-20. Sources said officers of Pakistan Customs Service (PCS) including Zulfiqar Malick, Sarfaraz Warraich, Naeem Ejaz Qureshi, Ziauddin Wazir, Tariq Huda, Wasif Memon, Mujtaba Memon and Saud Imran have been promoted to Grade-21. Moreover,… Continue reading

Customs officers make mockery of system

KARACHI: Director General Customs Intelligence & Investigation (I&I) Shaukat Ali has assigned look-after charge of Additional Director Karachi Ali Zaman Gardezi along with his existing posting of Additional Director Hyderabad. A couple of senior Customs officers have made a mockery of the entire system as several rules and established practices… Continue reading

FBR promotes 33 Customs officers to BS-19

KARACHI: the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has promoted 33 Grade-18 officers of Pakistan Customs Service (PCS) to Grade-19 with immediate effect. The promoted officers include Syed Fawad Ali Shah, Muhammad Saeed Watto, Engr. Habib Ahmad, Suleman Yaqub Khan, Sheeraz Ahmad, Syed Ali Abbas Gardezi, Naveed Iqbal, Aamer Nawaz Hamid,… Continue reading

BS-16 Customs officers reshuffled

KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has notified transfer and posting of five BS-16 officers of Customs Department. Accordingly, PA Shafiullah is moved from MCC Appraisement East to MCC Port Qasim. PA Rafiullah is moved from MCC Appraisement West to Directorate of Internal Audit, Karachi. PA Zahid Pervez is… Continue reading

Tariq Huda holds last session with MCC Preventive staff

KARACHI: Collector MCC Preventive Karachi Tariq Huda had a last session with his formation, as Huda is leaving for management course vacating the office of Collector Preventive. Speaking on the occasion, Tariq Huda said the Customs Preventive was not being accorded with proper resources sand facilities, but still Customs was… Continue reading