Despite efforts, anti-smuggling campaigns fail to eliminate smuggling

KARACHI: The anti-smuggling drives launched by Pakistan Customs have never been successful in eradicating the illegitimate trade due to several reasons including shortage of human resource, involvement of officers and patronage by political influential. PTI government increased the manpower at the disposal of Pakistan Customs, but still there is shortage… Continue reading

Security of CPEC: Military likely to get police powers

KARACHI: The Military leadership is very much concerned about the success of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), and the federal as well as provincial governments are likely to accord powers of police to the military for the security of this project of national importance. Since Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is out… Continue reading

MCC Lahore seizes LEDs, ACs in raid, ANF hands over smuggled goods to Customs

KARACHI: Anti Smuggling Organization Model Customs Collectrate (MCC) Preventive Lahore in a raid captured large quantity of Light Emitting Diode (LEDs) Television sets and split air-conditioners (ACs) laden-truck near Baddon Road. The raiding team on the directives of Zulfiqar Younus Collector Customs Preventive Lahore, headed by Assistant Collector Preventive Dr… Continue reading