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Port Qasim makes record revenue collection in six months

KARACHI: Collectorate of Customs Port Qasim has witnessed record revenue collection in six months, ARY News reported on Tuesday. Port Qasim sources said within the last six months 89 billion rupees customs duty has been submitted to the public exchequer, which is more than 25 percent of the revenue earned in 2017. This earning is big chunk of the Federal Board of Revenue's taxation, they added. Port Qasim's sales tax revenue also saw seven percent spike in comparison to the last year's earning. Earlier, Port Qasim…

Karachi Port Trust (KPT) to enhance cargo handling by 75Mn Tons

KARACHI: A cargo passage worth almost $8-10 billion is under planning to be constructed along with the sea front from Karachi Port to Port Qasim for swift cargo progress, including cargoes carrying fluids and all kinds of shipments. Rear Admiral Jamil Akhter, the chairman of Karachi Port Trust along with federal minister for Maritime Affairs and Foreign Affairs Abdullah Hussain Haroon in Karachi Port Trust (KPT) provided these details to media¬† on Friday. Furthermore, the minister evaluated the progressive reports of the…

CM Sindh vows to resist winding up of Pakistan Textile City Company

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Friday strongly vowed to resist the shifting of the Pakistan Textile City Company (PTC) at Port Qasim, which he said was being destroyed under a under a pre-planned conspiracy so it can be shifted somewhere else in the country. The chief minister said this during a meeting with a delegation of National Assembly Standing Committee on Commerce and Textile led by Muhammad Siraj Khan. The standing committee informed him that the revival PTC was recommended during their…

Port Qasim secy passes away after suffering cardiac arrest during Senate committee session

ISLAMABAD: The secretary of Karachi Port Qasim Authority passed away on Tuesday after suffering a cardiac arrest during a session of the Senate standing committee on maritime affairs. Muhammad Saqib, aged 52, was attending the committee's session when he suffered serious chest pain and collapsed. He was recommended to be shifted to hospital by the senate's dispensary unit. However, there was no ambulance present in the parliament houses to take him to hospital. Afterwards, chairman Senate Raza Rabbani instructed to…