The General Authority of Customs (GAC) has thwarted an attempt to smuggle cannabis and larica pills in to Qatar.
The Land Customs Department at the General Authority of Customs (GAC) thwarted the smuggling of a large amount of money, which was hidden secretly in separate places inside a car and socks.
The Maritime Customs Department at Hamad Port has foiled another attempt to smuggle 'tambaku' (chewing tobacco) into Qatar.
The Police Training Institute at the Ministry of Interior and the Customs Training Centre at the General Authority of Customs signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU)
The GAC has started implementing this directive after it was announced by the Supreme Committee for Crisis Management. Accordingly, customs duties for 905 different listed items at Al Nadeeb e-customs clearance system have been dropped.
Travellers arriving in Qatar or departing will have to declare if they are carrying cash, jewellery or any financial instruments worth QR50,000 or more, it has been announced.
The General Authority of Customs and Qatar Financial Centre signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to combat money laundering
The General Authority of Customs has participated in the 50th Regional Meeting of Customs Managers in North Africa, Near East and Middle East