Differences in Pakistan Tea Assoction Acting Chairman PTA resigns in protest over alleged custom duty evasion 

KARACHI: Abdul Majeed Paracha, Acting Chairman Pakistan Tea Association (PTA) tendered resignation from post of Acting Chairman in protest over valuation or amount of customs duty payable on imported tea. In a letter addressed to the Secretary  General of PTA, Mr Majeed Paracha referred to a meeting held on request… Continue reading

Trades, Custom agents protest against Customs I&I Quetta

QUETTA: Importers, exporters and Custom agents staged a protest against Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation at NLC terminal. The protestors closed the gate of NLC and chanted slogans against the Customs Intelligence and Investigation. The protestors claimed the activities of Customs I&I Quetta were adversely impacting the legal trade… Continue reading

Lawyers across Sindh observe strike in protest over French blasphemous caricature

KARACHI: Lawyers of Sindh observed a complete strike here on Wednesday to protest the publication of blasphemous caricature in France. Not a single case, even the cases of urgent nature were adjourned by the judges of High Court of Sindh as no bench assembled today or any judge came to… Continue reading

FPCCI to protest, strike if reservations on Finance Bill not addressed

KARACHI: President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Daroo Khan Achakzai expressed concerns on the Finance Bill 2019, and said if the reservations were not addressed business community would resort to protest and might go on strike as the last resort. [the_ad id=”31605″]“Every business person is worried… Continue reading

Textile sectors announce protests across the country

KARACHI: It seems the business community is losing faith in the government’s ability even to understand the country’s trade and economic system, as the value added textile sector have announced country wide protest demonstrations on June 15, 2019. [the_ad id=”31605″]The value added textile export sector, the primary forex earner, has… Continue reading

Customs field officials considering protest

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has organized a ceremony on January 26th in relation to World Customs Day. However, only officers of BS-17 and above have been invited to the event, which has disappointed the field force comprising of appraisers, preventive officers, sepoys and other staff. The Appraising Officers Association and Preventive… Continue reading

Port Qasim dock workers continue their protest on 33rd day

Karachi: Hundreds of affected dock workers of Port Qasim continued their sit-in on 33rd consecutive day of their protest. An elderly labourer present in camp fainted here on Saturday. This sit-in camp was established by the Workers Union of Port Qasim CBA for their demands. Responding to their protest accused… Continue reading

Assessment staff stops working as protest against Chief Collector

KARACHI: The assessment staff at Customs Appraisement South has stopped the work at 05:00 PM on Friday as a protest against the harassing attitude of Chief Collector Appraisement South Abdul Rasheed Sheikh. Principal appraisers and appraising officers are unanimous in their view point that no verbal orders and directives would… Continue reading

FBR officers, staff wear black armband to express solidarity with Kashmiri brethren

KARACHI: The officers and staff of Federal Board of Revenue attended their offices on Wednesday morning, wearing black armbands to mourn the deaths of innocent civilian Kashmiris and protest the Indian atrocities being committed in the ongoing crackdown in the occupied valley. A sense of solemnity and somberness filled the… Continue reading