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An All-Party Conference (APC) here on Wednesday underscored the need for ending the prevailing political impasse before Eidul Azha. The APC called by Lahore High Court Bar Association was attended by the leadership of various bar associations and politicians, including Raja Zafarul Haq of PML-N, Shah Mahmood Qureshi of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, Rehman Malik of Pakistan People's Party, Haider Abbas Rizvi of Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Asadullah Bhutto of Jamaat-i-Islami and Khurram Nawaz Gandapur of Pakistan Awami Tehreek.

While setting aside the decision of an election tribunal, the apex court on Wednesday restored the provincial assembly membership of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) Sardar Ikramullah Gandapur who was disqualified for allegedly holding a fake degree. A three-member bench of Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk heard the petition filed by Gandapur who had won a KPK assembly seat in a by-election.
The mother in Law of the Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Siraj-ul-Haq, breathed her last in Dir Wednesday morning. She was laid to rest at the ancestral graveyard in the afternoon. Meanwhile, JI leaders have expressed deep grief over the demise of the lady. They have expressed condolences with the JI chief and prayed that the departed soul may rest in eternal peace.
Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif visited flood-hit areas of tehsil Pindi Bhattian of Hafizabad, Shahpur of Sargodha, tehsil Phalia of Mandi Bahauddin, tehsil Wazirabad of Gujranwala and tehsil Sambrial of Sialkot for 10 hours. He also reviewed arrangements at the centers set up for the payment of financial assistance to flood affectees and distributed a sum of Rs 25,000 each as the first instalment of the compensation to the flood affectees.
Fire erupting at PTCL exchange at Egerton Road Lahore, the other day, paralysed business operations in almost all sectors including banks, mobile phone companies, stock exchange, airlines, railways, help-lines of different organisations, education sector and the media.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday adjourned for an indefinite period the hearing of federation's plea against the removal of former army chief and President Pervez Musharraf's name from Exit Control List (ECL). On June 12, the Sindh High Court (SHC) announced its reserved judgement on the ECL case and a division bench removed Pervez Musharraf's name from the list, but suspended its own order for two weeks with a view to giving the government an opportunity to file an appeal against the judgment in the Supreme Court.
The Special Court on Wednesday accepted the plea of defence counsel in high treason case against former army chief and President Pervez Musharraf and adjourned the hearing of matter till Thursday (today). Since the head of the bench, Justice Faisal Arab, was not able to chair the case, the next senior judge, Justice Tahira Safdar, led the bench during the course of hearing.


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Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.807 bln
Exports $1.911 bln
Imports $4.718 bln
WeeklySeptember 25, 2014
Reserves $13.305 bln