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NA Speaker, Deputy condole with Azhar Jatoi, Anwar Abbas ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and his deputy Murtaza Javed Abbasi Tuesday condoled the sad demise of the mother of Azhar Jatoi and father of Anwar Abbas, parliamentary reporters of Aab Tak and Online respectively.In their separate condolence messages, speaker and deputy speaker prayed to Almighty to rest the departed souls in eternal peace and grant courage and fortitude to the bereaved family to bear the irreparable losses with equanimity.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014

Foreign Secretary attends SAARC Standing Committee Meeting KATHMANDU: The Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, represented Pakistan at the 41st session of SAARC Standing Committee, which preceded the SAARC Summit here.The Committee reviewed the progress of SAARC activities and prepared recommendations for the Council of Ministers, which is taking place today. The Standing Committee also finalized draft Declaration to be submitted to the Leaders.On the sidelines of the meeting, the Foreign Secretary met with the Secretary General of SAARC, Foreign Secretary of Nepal ...

Swabi transporters agree to reduce fares as per Govt revise price list SWABI: The transporters union of Swabi district here Tuesday agreed to reduce fare as per the Govt prescribed price list revised by Provincial Transport Authority (PTA) following reduction of petroleum prices.This assurance was given to the administration during a meeting between police officers and transporters association held at the office of DSP Headquarters Zain Khan Jadoon called to review implementation on the revised fare list in the wake of reduction of petroleum prices announced by ...

Government of Balochistan launches an emergency vaccination campaign QUETTA: Government of Balochistan in collaboration with UNICEF and WHO has launched a 7 days emergency vaccination campaign against 9 deadly childhood infectious diseases, Communication Unit of Emergency Operation Cell official told.Balochistan has the lowest immunization rates in the country- a recent Pakistan Demographic Health Survey reveals that more than 80% of children in the province are not protected against diseases as Childhood tuberculosis, polio, pneumonia , hepatitis B, meningitis, diphtheria , pertussis , tetanus ...

Police impound 154 motorcycles MULTAN: Multan police impounded 154 unregistered motorcycles during a drive across the district to check registration of two-wheelers.Police spokesman said the move has been launched to control crime across the district. Excise Office Multan registered 243 motorcycles on Monday, stated official sources.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014

IGP orders for smooth traffic flow, strict security during IDEAS 2014 KARACHI: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh has directed the officials to take effective measures for smooth traffic flow in the metropolis during IDEAS 2014 exhibition at Expo Centre here.He also ordered to strengthen the security during the exhibition which will be held from December 1 to 4, said a statement on Tuesday.The companies from Pakistan, France, Germany, Italy, Cyprus, Portugal, Turkey, Britain and other countries will exhibit their Defence products and modern security equipments.The ...

Polio campaign continues in KP PESHAWAR: A three days anti polio campaign continued in 19 different districts of Khyber Pakthunkhwa wherein special teams and officials of health department are vaccinating children under five years of age.According to Expended Programme for Immunization (EPI), the campaign is successfully underway at Abbottabad, Buner, Chitral, Dir Lower, Haripur, Kohat, Kohistan, Malakand, Nowshera, Swabi, DI Khan, Hangu, Lakki Marwat, Mardan and Tank district while children of Charsadda and Peshawar were vaccinated on Sunday. Emphasis are ...


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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