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Fighter jets killed 17 militants Friday in airstrikes carried out in the remote tribal belt near the Afghan border, the military said in a statement. The strikes in the Rajgal area of the Khyber tribal district also destroyed four militant hideouts and an ammunition dump, it said. "Seventeen terrorists including some foreigners were killed in the aerial strikes in the remote area of Rajgal," a brief military statement said.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday informed the Commonwealth leaders that Pakistan being one of the lowest emitters of greenhouse gases with only 0.8 percent of global emissions was making contribution towards positive development on climate change.
Chief of Army Staff (CoAS), General Raheel Sharif said on Friday Pakistan was committed to meet emerging challenges of peacekeeping operations and continued to uphold United Nations (UN) and Pakistani flag fluttering high. "Pakistan is proud of its historic, current role as major troop contributor, takes it as obligation to participate in international peace and security," he said while visiting and spending whole day with Pakistan Army contingent deployed under UN flag in Ivory Coast, DG ISPR tweeted.
Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC) in collaboration with Pakistan Marine Academy (PMA) is considering providing more employment opportunities to PMA cadets. In this connection, a high level joint meeting of both organisations was held. The meeting was attended by Arif Elahi, Chairman PNSC, Commodore Syed Akber Naqi, Commandant of PMA and senior officials of both the organisations.
President Mamnoon Hussain has said that despondency and hopelessness would end by adopting realism. President said this while addressing the Convocation 2015 of National University of Modern Languages (NUML) at Convention Centre, Islamabad on Friday. The President stated that the students should assimilate and make part of their lives the knowledge that they have acquired from their elders and teachers.
Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid said on Friday that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan should set an example for others as a law abiding citizen. In a statement, Federal Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid said it is incumbent upon a leader to abide by laws.
Two days of deliberation in Dubai led to yet another reshuffle in the Sindh cabinet. Jam Khan Shoro has been appointed as the new local government (LG) minister while Maula Bux Chandio has been appointed as the new information adviser, according to AAj News. Shoro, who had the livestock portfolio until Friday, will be looking after the LG department, according to a notification issued by the Sindh cabinet deputy secretary, Dr Badaruddin Shaikh, on Friday.


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Foreign Debt $62.649bn
Per Cap Income $1,512
GDP Growth 4.24%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.197 bln
Exports $1.729 bln
Imports $3.926 bln
WeeklyNovember 23, 2015
Reserves $19.713 bln