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Customs foils bid to smuggle cannabis, larica pills

Customs foils bid to smuggle cannabis, larica pills

The General Authority of Customs (GAC) has thwarted an attempt to smuggle cannabis and larica pills in to Qatar.

Bid to smuggle 4.2kg cannabis foiled

Bid to smuggle 4.2kg cannabis foiled

The General Authority of Customs Monday said the Maritime customs at Ruwais Port has foiled the smuggling of cannabis weighing 4.2kg in to the country.

Qatar attends regional meetings for Customs

Qatar attends regional meetings for Customs

Qatar participated in the 53rd Regional Meeting of Customs Managers in North Africa, Near East and Middle East, and the 41st Meeting of Customs Managers in the Arab Countries, which were held on April 4-5 via videoconferencing.

Land Customs Dept thwarts smuggling of large sums of money

Land Customs Dept thwarts smuggling of large sums of money

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.

Customs foils another attempt to smuggle banned substance

Customs foils another attempt to smuggle banned substance

The Maritime Customs Department at Hamad Port has foiled another attempt to smuggle 'tambaku' (chewing tobacco) into Qatar.

MoI, Customs Authority join hands to enhance training capabilities

MoI, Customs Authority join hands to enhance training capabilities

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)

Customs duties on 905 food, medical items dropped

Customs duties on 905 food, medical items dropped

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 have to declare cash, valuables worth QR50,000 or more

Travellers have to declare cash, valuables worth QR50,000 or more

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.

Customs-QFC sign pact on combating money laundering

Customs-QFC sign pact on combating money laundering

The General Authority of Customs and Qatar Financial Centre signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to combat money laundering

Customs Authority honours inspectors

Customs Authority honours inspectors

The General Authority of Customs recognised on Wednesday 21 inspectors from different divisionss for their distinguished work.

Customs Authority participates in regional meeting

Customs Authority participates in regional meeting

The General Authority of Customs has participated in the 50th Regional Meeting of Customs Managers in North Africa, Near East and Middle East

GAC staff honoured for distinguished work

GAC staff honoured for distinguished work

The inspectors of the General Authority of Customs (GAC) have seized recently big amounts of illicit drugs that were intended to be smuggled into Qatar.