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President, Pakistan Muslim League - N, MNA Pervez Malik has said that PTI is trying to play havoc with the country. PTI has no clear agenda for progress and prosperity of the country. Its leadership is utilizing its all energies to create unrest in the country. He was addressing a gathering in his constituency here on Saturday. MPA Chaudhry Shahbaz and others also spoke on the occasion. Pervez Malik said that PTI is trying to escape from by-elections in three constituencies where election tribunals have ordered re-polls.

KP Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has said that soon after the establishment of local governments they will be released a development fund of Rs 43 billion at the rate of the 30% of the total development budget of the province. He expressed these views in his felicitation statement on the occasion of the oath taking of the local government councilors here Saturday.
Baloch separatist leaders have reportedly agreed to engage in a dialogue with the Pakistani government - a crucial breakthrough reportedly facilitated by Britain as part of backdoor diplomacy. According to sources, Baloch separatist leaders have agreed to talk to the government because of efforts made by the British officials. The dissident Baloch leaders can also announce their return to Pakistan anytime soon, sources added.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan Saturday warned that his party will stage a protest outside the Election Commission of Pakistan in Islamabad on October 4 if the commission members refuse to resign by that time. In his speech to an emotionally charged gathering at the chairman secretariat in Lahore, he challenged the premier to contest against him in NA-122 by-elections. As he revealed his intention to contest by-elections, he picked Jahangir Tareen as the party candidate for NA-154, Abdul Aleem Khan for NA-122 and Shoaib Siddiqui from the Punjab Assembly seat.
The visibly perturbed Pakistan Peoples' Party (PPP) that stood by the federal government during last year anti-government sit-in by PTI, on Saturday announced to end its reconciliatory politics. They said the time for reconciliation was over and they would not take part in upcoming by-elections unless the controversial ECP members were resigned, adding they would make all out efforts to de-seat the commission's members.
Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid said on Saturday that PML-N is ready for contest in NA-122 (Lahore) and NA-154 (Lodhran) following decisions of the election tribunals but PTI seems not ready for it in the presence of sitting members of the Election Commission of Pakistan. He said the PML-N has already announced its candidates for by-elections in two constituencies while PTI has not showed any candidate because no serious person is ready to accept the PTI tickets in both the constituencies.
The upper house of Parliament, Senate, long regarded as a debating club in the past, has undergone a complete overhaul with numerous initiatives taken by its chairman Raza Rabbani. As a first step towards empowering the Senate, he launched "Restoration of Majesty and Transparency in Parliament (RMTP)", a project aimed at covering a wide range of areas, including the house business, committees, public outreach and a number of parliamentary reforms.


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Banking Review 2014

Foreign Debt $62.649bn
Per Cap Income $1,512
GDP Growth 4.24%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.378 bln
Exports $2.016 bln
Imports $4.394 bln
WeeklyAugust 27, 2015
Reserves $18.509 bln