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The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Nasir Khan Durrani Monday paid a surprise visit to the peripheral areas of Peshawar situated at the boundary line of tribal belt ie police station Mattani and police station Badhber and its various police posts.

National Accountability Bureau (Karachi), on the directions of its Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaurdhy, has constituted a committee for provision of better medical facilities to people at government hospitals. An official statement issued here on Monday said DG, NAB Karachi would be the chairman of the committee while representatives of Health Department, Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (SPPRA), Planning and Development Department, Pakistan Medical Association (PMA), Drug Regulatory Authority (DRA), Health Regulatory Authority (HRA) would act as its members.
'Weight Loss Clinics' running in the provincial metropolis and other parts of the province are administering banned medicines to their patients that is posing serious health risk to the users. In these clinics, drugs like DNP, Ephedra, Sibutramine, Phenotermine, Fluoxetine, Metformin and Adderal are being used to reduce weight. These drugs are not only banned abroad but use of the same is restricted here in Pakistan for weight loss purposes, Dr Saroosh Butt said.
The recently launched Independent Monitoring Unit (IMU) in Health Department formally starts working after completion of training of the District Health Monitors. In order to facilitate the mobility of these monitors in the field, motor-bikes were also provided to them. A function to this effect was held in Health Secretariat here on Monday.
The Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has concluded two training sessions for the teaching staff of 75 community schools run by Cholistan Development Authority (CDA). The PEF provided funds and trainer under MoU signed to provided free quality education to about 5,000 male and female students enrolled in these schools, situated in far-flung and remote areas of Cholistan desert in Bahawalpur division. These training sessions were developed and conducted by PEF Assistant Director Rasheed Ahmed Phularwan who has vast experience in school improvement and conduction of school teachers' trainings and capacity building.
PHD Pakistan has successfully taken on the digital marketing duties for Unilever Pakistan after a highly fought pitch process spanning from November 2014. PHD Pakistan was awarded the digital contract for their Home Care and Personal Care segments which consists of 10 brands including Surf Excel, Fair and Lovely, Ponds and Vaseline.
According to IESCO spokesman, due to electricity maintenance/development work power supply of the following grids/feeders would remain suspended as under. On May 7, 11, 13 and 14 from 09:00am to 02:00pm, Flour Mill, Fazal Ghee feeders and surrounding areas will be affected.

 



 
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Banking Review 2014


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyMarch
Trade Balance $-1.586 bln
Exports $1.932 bln
Imports $3.518 bln
WeeklyMay 04, 2015
Reserves $17.491 bln