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Parliamentary Secretary Raja Javed Ikhlas said there is no prevalence of Ebola virus in Pakistan. Responding to a calling attention notice moved by Dr Nafisa Shah in the National Assembly on Wednesday, Raja Javed Akhlas told the House that no death occurred in Pakistan due to this virus. "The person, who died in Chiniot had expired due to Hepatitis C and not Ebola virus."

A 7-member delegation of World Health Organisation has arrived here to review the arrangements of eradication of Ebola virus. The delegation met Advisor Health Kh. Salman Rafiq and Secretary Health Jawad Rafiq Malik here Wednesday. Director General Health Dr Zahid Pervez, Director Health, CDC Dr Ahmed Afifi were also present on the occasion.
The University Diagnostic Lab and Department of Clinical Medicine & Surgery of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore in collaboration with the Agriculture Sector Linkage Programme (ASLP) organised a Farmers' Day (Kisan Mela) on Ravi Campus Pattoki on Wednesday.
A meeting of the Punjab University's Convocation Co-ordination Committee was held in Al-Raazi Hall presided over by Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Mujahid Kamran. Heads of various academic and administrative departments attended the event. The meeting reviewed arrangements for the varsity's 123rd convocation.
An international conference on "Biotechnology for Sustainable Development" on Wednesday began at the Government College University, Lahore under the auspices of the university's Sustainable Development Study Centre.
The International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi, has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the University of Benin, Nigeria. An announcement here on Wednesday said that the MoU has been signed with an objective to further enhance mutual collaborative activities between both the countries in various fields of sciences.
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) on Wednesday announced the appointment of Tony Manwaring as Executive Director, External Affairs. The newly-created role forms part of CIMA's Senior Management Team based at its Corporate Centre and will commence in January 2015.


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Banking Review 2013

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.380 bln
Exports $2.181 bln
Imports $4.561 bln
WeeklyNovember 13, 2014
Reserves $13.268 bln