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Jobs for Metro Bus Service announced ISLAMABAD: Punjab Metrobus Authority has announced jobs for Rawalpindi Islamabad Metro Bus System being launched in the twin cities by January 30, 2015.According to a statement issued here on Wednesday, the authority has sought applications from the eligible candidates for various cadres for a period of three years on contract basis.The authority has asked interested candidates to apply at by December 10.A spokesman of the authority said that applicantions received after due date and time would not be entertained adding that only shortlisted candidates would be called for interview. He said that the authority would provide equal job opportunities to both male and female candidates.Sharing the details of the job he said that jobs had been announced for technical advisor, manager operations technical, financial specialist , assistant manager mechanical, assistant manager electrical, assistant manager operations, HR and admin officer, audit assistant, accounts assistant , network administrator, operation supervisors, field ...

President for speedy construction of dry port in Sargodha ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday stressed for construction of a dry port and establishment of an industrial estate in Sargodha for enhanced economic activities in the city.Talking to a delegation of Sargodha Chamber of Commerce and Industry here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, the President called for speedy measures to construction of the dry port to increase the export of Kinnow abroad.He asked the Sargodha Chamber of Commerce to finalize the feasibility report of dry port ...
IDEAS-2014 to boost economic progress KARACHI: The IDEAS-2014 will help boost economic progress as new orders other than the traditional ones are expected to be received owing to a higher number of delegates participating in the event from African countries this time.In a meeting with Sindh Governor Dr. Ishratul Ebad Khan at the Governor House here on Monday, a delegation of the IDEAS-2014 organisers also said that the event to be organised between December 02 and 04, will promote not ...
SECP committed for developing Islamic financial sector ISLAMABAD: In order to develop a robust takaful sector, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has allowed M/s SPI Insurance Company Limited, formerly known as Saudi Pak Insurance Company Limited, to start window takaful operations.The initiative would help meet the risk mitigation needs of the masses and develop the Islamic financial sector, said SECP press statement issued here.Previously, two conventional insurance companies were allowed to transact takaful business through window operations.Now the takaful ...
Textile Ministry to organize Buyers Conference ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Textile Industry will organize "Buyers Conference" during next month aiming at strengthening the compliance of Generalized Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+)Buyers' forum will facilitate and promote a dialogue platform between buyers and manufacturers to discuss sustainable practices and improved compliance and reporting on environmental, labour, health and safety standards and their implementation in the textile sector of the country, said a press release here.The conference will be organized in collaboration with ...
Wheat cultivation over 16.5mn acres in Punjab SIALKOT: Over 16.5 million acres of land would be brought under wheat cultivation during Rabi crop season in wheat growing parts of Punjab.Sources in Agriculture Department told APP on Friday that in order to attain the fixed target of wheat crop, Agriculture department would provide full assistance and guidance to wheat growers.Special attention will be accorded to bringing maximum land under wheat crop, and Agriculture department has initiated special training programme for wheat growers regarding ...
All nominees of chambers,trade associations to cast vote in FPCCI election ISLAMABAD: The nominees of chambers of commerce and industries including women chambers, chamber for small traders, national level associations, representing industry, trade and services will cast vote in the forthcoming annual election of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry to be held on Dec 29 next.FPCCI sources told APP here Thursday that the provincial voters list comprising two each nominees of 57 chambers,1 small traders chambers and 102 affiliated Pakistan associations have ...


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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