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Fertilizer godown sealed NOWSHERA: An official godown of fertilizer was sealed for supplying fertilizer to dealers with short measuring.District Officer agriculture department Gujranwala Liaqat Ali Bhatti along with DDO agriculture Muhammad Aslam Malhi raided at the NFML godown of fertilizer and found a large number of bags with less quantity of fertilizer. Each bag of fertilizer was found 42 to 44 kg while it should be 50 kg. The godown has been sealed.It is pertinent to mention that cases were got registered against some fertilizer dealers who pleaded that they were supplied fertilizer less than 50 kg from six to eight kg per bag. On their plea, raid was conducted at the godown and found fertilizer bags with less weight.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

Services trade deficit plunges by 26.56pc in October ISLAMABAD: Services trade deficit during first four month (July-October) of current fiscal year 2014-15 witnessed a sharp decrease of 26.56 percent as services exports jumped by 25.84 percent while imports witnessed an increase of 6.96 percent.According to break up figures, the exports of services from the country during July-October 2014-15 were recorded at $2.091 billion against the exports of $1.661 billion recorded during same period of last year.On the other hand, the imports into the ...
CCOP approves strike price of Rs110 per share for divestment of ABL shares ISLAMABAD: The Cabinet Committee on Privatization (CCOP) here on Friday unanimously approved strike price of Rs. 110 per share for divestment of Government's residual shares in Allied Bank Limited.The committee which met under the chairmanship of Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar also approved allocation of shares to successful bidders.Earlier Privatization Commission Board in its meeting held on December 11 recommended the `Strike Price of Rs.110 and allocation of GOP Shares to the successful bidders as specified ...
CM invites investors from Qatar to Sindh KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that there are many investment opportunities in the field of infrastructure, agriculture, water and energy sectors.This he said while talking to the Consul General of Qatar, Saad Abdulla S.M. Al-Shareef who called on him at CM House here on Thursday, said a statement.Syed Qaim Ali Shah invited the investors of Qatar to avail these opportunities and invest here for benefits of both sides and assured ...
Sindh govt decides to export surplus wheat KARACHI: The Sindh Government Thursday decided to export the surplus wheat and also asked Federal Government to extend its support through Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) in this regard.The decision was made in a meeting held here to review the prevailing stock and market price of wheat.Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah chaired the meeting at the Chief Minister House, said a statement.The Sindh CM has constituted a 3-member committee consisting of Sindh Minister ...
Exports of sports goods increase 9pc in four months ISLAMABAD: The exports of sports products from the country witnessed increase of 8.81 percent during the first four months of the current fiscal year compared to the corresponding period of last year.The overall exports of sports goods were recorded at $108.366 million during July-October (2014-15) compared to the exports of $99.596 million duirng July-October (2013-14), according to the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).The sports products that contribute in promoting country's trade positively included ...
SECP issues companies (Easy Exit) Regulations ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has issued Companies (Easy Exit) Regulations, 2014, vide S.R.O. No. 1083 (I)/2014, says a statement here Tuesday.The regulations aim at making `easy exit' a permanent feature, while prescribing an easy to follow procedure.Now the public unlisted and private companies, excluding certain types of companies, desirous of getting their name off the register of companies have to file just certain prescribed forms/documents with the SECP.Earlier, a company ...


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ICT 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-1.664 bln
Exports $1.966 bln
Imports $3.630 bln
WeeklyJanuary 25, 2015
Reserves $15.019 bln