KCCI HOLDS FIRST WEBINAR TO DEVELOP NATIONAL CONSENSUS ON CORE ECONOMIC AGENDA

Saleem Mandviwalla urges Chambers, trade associations to make collective efforts for dealing with issues: KARACHI: Deputy Chairman Senate of Pakistan Saleem Mandviwalla, while speaking at a webinar organized by Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) on Wednesday to develop national consensus on core economic agenda, stated that inconsistency and… Continue reading

Aamir Shabbir posted at Customs Intelligence Lahore after reinstatement

LAHORE: The Directorate General of Customs Intelligence & Investigation has notified posting of Sepoy Aamir Shabbir at the Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation, Lahore with immediate effect. In February this year, Federal Services Tribunal, Islamabad, has set aside the order imposing major penalty of dismissal from service on Sepoy… Continue reading

Who is NAB serving by making questionable plea bargains

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has struck plea bargains with three accused including Kashif Hussain, Samiullah and Muhammad Nasir, who had admitted defrauding Customs authorities. The accused would pay Rs22.5 million under the deal. NAB is mandated to recover the looted public money and money made from corruption. But,… Continue reading

NAB takes over investigations into corrupt practices of Customs Intelligence & Investigation

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has taken over the investigations pertaining to corruption of Customs Intelligence and Investigation, as the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) enquiry was confusing the case and favoring those involved. NAB has summoned Director Internal Audit Customs Akhtar Hussain to appear in person before Deputy… Continue reading

NAB takes over Customs case, issues arrest warrants of officers and officials

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has taken over the case, which may be the biggest scam in the history of Pakistan Customs, as certain elements in Customs are protecting the accused culprits and weakening the prosecution. NAB has issued warrants of arrest-inquiry against officers/officials of Customs department and others… Continue reading

NAB arrests two persons involved in fraudulent clearance of imported goods

KARACHI: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested Kashif and Hera in relation to the import and fraudulent clearance of betel nut and other high value goods in the garb of used clothing and scrap through green channel. Directorate of Customs Intelligence & Investigation (Enforcement) has booked several persons including M/s… Continue reading

NAB arrests Director SECP Zia Abbasi

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested Zia Abbasi, Director of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) in Asif Ali Zardari’s companies case. Zia Abbasi is the brother of Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and DAG Kafeel Abbasi. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday arrested Pakistan People’s Party… Continue reading

FPCCI Budget Proposals recommend cascading and rationalization of Customs tariff

KARACHI: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has proposed cascading and rationalization of Customs tariff to promote industry and provide them with a level playing field.[the_ad id=”31605″]Speaking at a press conference, President FPCCI Daroo Khan Achakzai informed that the proposals had been prepared with the input… Continue reading