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Rabbani seeks report on air fare increase by Monday ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani on Wednesday asked the government to present report till Monday in the House regarding increase in fares of private airlines.Speaking in the Senate, Raza Rabbani said that action can be initiated according to laws against the private airline on increase of fares.Leader of the House in Senate, Raja Zafar-ul-Haq said the government has issued instruction to the management of private airlines through Competitive Commission that they could not increase fares.He said he has also talked to Advisor on Civil Aviation and Chief Competitive Commission as the latter that the Prime Minister has also issued instructions and the matter was being looked into.Raja Zafar-ul-Haq assured the House that report in this regard would be presented till Monday. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015

Govt took historic measures for empowering youth: Shahbaz LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that 60 percent population of Pakistan comprises youth which augurs well for the future of the country.Talking to a delegation of elected representatives of PML-N, here on Wednesday, he said the Punjab government had taken historic and unique measures for empowerment of the youth for ensuring a bright future for the country. He said that provision of resources for welfare programmes of the youth was useful ...

Belgium trade mission calls on Shahbaz Sharif LAHORE: A trade mission led by Ambassador of Belgium in Pakistan Verheyden Frederic met Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, here on Wednesday.Matters of mutual interest, promotion of trade and economic relations and prospects of increasing of cooperation in various sectors were discussed in the meeting.Talking to the delegation, Shehbaz Sharif said that best friendly relations existed between Pakistan and Belgium, however, there was a need of enhancing trade cooperation between both the countries and ...

President Mamnoon returns to Islamabad QUETTA: President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday returned to Islamabad after a two-day visit to the provincial capital. Balochistan Chief Minister, Dr Abdul Malik Baloch, Senior Provincial Minister, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri, Provincial Information Minister, Abdul Raheem Ziaratwal, senior PML-N leader, Sardar Yaqoob Nasar, Chief Secretary Balochistan, Saifullah Chathha and senior officials saw off the president at Quetta International Airport. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015

Security plan evolved for Muharram ul Harram RAWALPINDI: The District Administration has prepared a comprehensive security plan to ensure peaceful observance of Muharram. Briefing media here Wednesday, Commissioner Rawalpindi, Zahid Saeed said that all important measures have been taken to avoid any untoward incident along the procession routes during the month particularly on 9th and 10th of Muhrram ul Harram. Some 10,000 to 15000 policemen including Rangers and Army personnel would perform duties in different areas of the district to ensure security ...

8.07mn Pakistanis settled abroad ISLAMABAD: Minister for Overseas Pakistani and Human Resource Development Division Pir Syed Sadaruddin Shah Rashidi on Wednesday apprised the Senate that there were 8.07 million Pakistanis settled and residing abroad. Replying to a question during Question Hour, he said that the information regarding number of those who were nationality holders of those countries or otherwise, not available with the ministry.Giving the break up the minister said that as many as 71,000 Pakistani were settled in ...

Technical education less than 1pc ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Baligh Ur Rehman on Wednesday informed the Senate that technical education was less than one per cent in the country as compared with other countries adding that Vocational Secondary Schools (VSS) were being set up to impart technical and vocational training to the students of class 6th to 10th with formal education. Replying to various supplementary questions during Question Hour, the minister said the government was ...


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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 $-1.988 bln
Exports $1.835 bln
Imports $3.823 bln
WeeklyOctober 05, 2015
Reserves $18.349 bln