Just in:  

You are here: Home»Pakistan


Pak forex stand at $19.828bn KARACHI: The total foreign exchange reserves of the country stand at dollars 19.828 billion, said the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). SBP's weekly statement here on Thursday said that the foreign reserves held by State Bank on November 20, amounted $14,676.6 million and the net foreign reserves with other banks figured $ 5,151.6 million. During the week, SBP's liquid foreign reserves increased by $ 88 million to $ 14,677 million, compared to $ 14.589 million in the previous week. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015

PM arrives in Malta to attend CHOGM VALLETTA: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif arrived here Thursday to participate in the 24th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) being held on Friday and Saturday.The Prime Minister was received here at the Luqa International Airport by Pakistan's Ambassador to Tunisia Zaheer Pervaiz Khan and officials of the Malta government.Begum Kalsoom Nawaz Sharif and PM's Special Assistant Tariq Fatemi accompanied the Prime Minister. Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry were ...

Export of surgical instruments increased SIALKOT: There is 2 million US Dollars increase in the exports of surgical instruments from Sialkot, as these exports jumped to US$ 339 million from US$ 337 million during the fiscal year 2014-15. This was stated by chairman Surgical Instruments Manufacturers Association of Pakistan (SIMAP) Muhammad Ashraf Raza while talking to newsmen here Thursday. He said that main reason behind this increase in surgical exports from Pakistan was the easy access of Sialkot based surgical ...

Iranian, UK Envoys meet Nisar ISLAMABAD: Outgoing Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan, Ali Reza Haghighian and United Kingdom High Commissioner, Philip Barton Thursday called on Minister for Interior, Ch. Nisar Ali Khan separately here at Punjab House.During the meetings, bilateral relations with respective countries, mutual cooperation and regional situation was discussed. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015

Maternal, Child health: 7,214 deaths reported in 4 years: NA told ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Thursday was informed that as many as 7,214 deaths were reported in various Maternal and Child Health and Children hospitals of the federal capital during last four years (2011-2015). Responding to various queries during question hour, State Minister for Capital Administration and Development, Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaurdry said that 6,365 such deaths were reported in Children hospitals whereas 849 deaths were reported in Maternal and Child health Care Centers. As per ...

Rice exports post 10.78 percent increase in four months ISLAMABAD: Rice exports from the country during first four months of current financial year posted 10.78 percent growth as compared to the exports of corresponding period of last year.During the period from July-October, 2015 about 898,603 metric tons of rice worth US$ 339.92 million exported as against exports of 657,420 metric tons valuing US$ 306.89 million in same period last year.According the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, rice exports on month basis also grew ...

Govt committed to protecting rights of minorities: Nisar ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior, Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan Thursday said the government was committed to protecting rights of minorities as they were playing a vital role in development and prosperity of the country.He said this while addressing a ceremony held here to distribute cheques amongst Chaklala Church burning victims of 2014.The Minister said, being a democratic society it was collective responsibility to make efforts for promoting tolerance, sectarian harmony and upholding great national values.On the ...


Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,798.49 0.08
Arrow Nasdaq 5,127.52 0.22
Arrow S&P 2,090.11 0.06
Arrow FTSE 6,375.15 0.28
Arrow DAX 11,293.76 0.24
Arrow CAC-40 4,930.14 0.32
Arrow Nikkei 19,883.94 0.30
Arrow H.Seng 22,068.32 1.87
Arrow Sensex 26,128.20 0.65

Wholesale Camping Equipment from China at 

New 2015 adidas and Nike Soccer Cleats at Kicks Corner uk

Ad Asia 2015

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