ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue on Friday directed the officials of Pakistan Customs Service (PCS) to provide information related to dual nationality.
The FBR – the apex tax collecting agency of Pakistan – has circulated an official memorandum in this regard to all chief collectors/collectors of customs and all directors general of customs department.
According to the official memo, a format has been provided which will be filled by all officers of Pakistan Customs/Ex-Cadre BS-17 and above, for updation of data maintained by HRIS, FBR.
The officers have been directed that the necessary information should be submitted to the FBR latest by August 23, 2022.
The customs officers are required to provide information in case of holding dual citizenship. The details must include: name, designation, BPS (grade), service group, CNIC No., Current place of posting and dual nationality.
In case of married, the officers are required to provide details, which include: spouse name, spouse Pakistan’s CNIC Number, Spouse Pakistan Passport Number, Spouse country of other nationality, and date of acquisition of foreign nationality.
Whether the government servant is providing services or consultancy (temporary/regular/part time) to the local or international (or both) NGOs, community development organizations, community development corporation, non-profit organizations, thin tans, research organizations/centers, consultancy firms/organizations, in such cases the officers are required to provide details of name of organization/firm, role/designation in that firm and date of engagement with the concerned firm.