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CAA to complete renovation work at Islamabad Airport by Jan 2015 ISLAMABAD: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will complete the ongoing renovation, expansion and development work at Benazir Bhutto International Airport (BBIA) Islamabad by January 2015.Talking to APP, the CAA spokesman, Mubarak Shah said here on Monday that the authority was making all possible efforts to enhance the parking area, expand the international departure briefing area and create space for installation of latest security equipments, and extra passengers' check-in counters.He said that the BBIA is facing the inherited problem of space congestion with the increasing number of foreign airlines operation. However, he said, in this regard, the top management of the authority is taking practical steps to bring improvements.The spokesman said that the expansion work at the airport will also create space for installation of latest security equipments, extra passengers' check-in counters and spacious area for maneuvering of passengers.The spokesman said that the separate and exclusive car park of functionaries has ...

Balochistan Assembly session likely on Nov 27 QUETTA: Balochistan Assembly session is likely to be summoned on Nov 27, assembly sources said on Monday. Law and order situation in Balochistan, besides other issues are on main agenda, the sources further added. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014

Attack on polio team in Charsada condemned ISLAMABAD: The Prime Minister's Focal Person on Polio Eradication Ayesha Raza Farooq on Monday strongly condemned the attack on the polio team in Charsada, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.In a statement, she said that the team was performing a noble task of protecting children from life crippling disease, adding, those harming the health workers are enemies of Pakistan and the entire humanity.The government's resolve is stronger than ever before to wipe out the crippling disease and every Pakistani must ...

Minor killed in wall collapse SIALKOT: A minor was killed when a wall of house collapsed in the area of Talwara Mughlan on Monday. According to police, Mehak (3), daughter of Sajjad Ahmed was playing near the wall of a house when it collapsed. As a result, Mehak received serious injuries. She was being shifted to a hospital when she succumbed to her injuries on the way. Police are investigating. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014

Marvi urges PTI chief to avoid abusive language against political leadership ISLAMABAD: Chairperson National Assembly Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting Marvi Memon has urged Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan to avoid using abusive and unparliamentary language against political leadership of the country.Talking to a private television channel, she said no decent leader could use derogatory and uncivilized language against national leadership.Difference of opinion and criticizing others was a beauty of the democratic system but no civilization permitted anyone to insult democratically elected people in ...

Senator urges PTI to follow Constitution, law of country ISLAMABAD: Senator of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML- N), Mushahidullah Khan on Friday urged Pakistan Tehrik e Insaf (PTI), to follow the Constitution and law of the country.Talking to a private television channel, he said that security measures would be taken for PTI to hold public gathering.He said: "This was not the right time to organize public meeting."He said that the government had provided security during the last public gathering of PTI.Senator Mushahidullah Khan said ...

Hoti, Babak condole death of Iqbal Riaz PESHAWAR: The Awami National Party (ANP) Provincial President, Ameer Haider Khan Hoti and Parliamentary Leader, Sardar Hussain Babak here Monday condoled the death of senior journalist, Iqbal Riaz who died a few days ago.In a condolence message here, the ANP leaders said Iqbal Riaz had rendered great services for promotion of journalism that would be remembered. The vacuum created after his death would never be fulfilled, they added.They expressed profound grief over the members of ...


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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