The Immigration and Anti-Human Smuggling (I&AHS) Wing was established on 9th June 1975. Subsequently, various check posts were taken over from the Provincial Immigration Authorities (i.e. Special Branch) under the directions of the Federal Government on the following dates
Acute shortage of manpower and other resources hampered the broad based activities of the wing. During 2003, the Anti-Human Smuggling Wing was re-activated and various units were established throughout the country.
This wing regulates the flow of incoming and outgoing international passengers and prevent human smuggling, at the following notified points of embarkation and disembarkation:
Anti Human Trafficking Circles (previously called as Passport Circles) have been established in the following cities to deail with the enforcement of laws such as Immigration Ordinance 1979, Passport Act 1974, Foreigner's Act 1946, Exit from Pakistan (Control) Ordinance 1981 and different Sections of Pakistan Penal Code(PPC):
Mr.Abdul Razzaque Cheema, PSP (Additional Director Karachi) attended the Traning Course of Combating Trafficking in Human Being(THB), from 23-27th February,2009 at Ankara –Turkey. There were 43 participants from 18 different countries.After attending the meeting/course Additional Director FIA Karachi give the following suggestions.
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