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Kidnapping-for-ransom cases have come down in Karachi: CPLC chief HYDERABAD: Chief of Citizen-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC), Ahmed Chinoy has said that the cases of kidnapping for ransom had registered a decline in the Karachi because of the coordinated working of police and rangers during the ongoing operation.He said this while speaking to media Saturday after performing the inauguration of Neighbourhood care project of CPLC to facilitate Mohallah Committee for addressing the issues of street crime."We receive thousands of applications of various issues and efforts are being made to address them in the same way," he said.Chinoy said that CPLC was working in Karachi and Hyderabad and its centres would be set up in other district similarly.We are making it possible to eradicate the crimes from the province where the citizen can live peacefully, he added.Neighbourhood care project of CPLC was launched on the request of Mohallah Committee to keep a close eye on the street crime and it could ...

Two injured in Khuzdar firing  QUETTA: At least two persons were injured over an old enmity in an incident of firing in Baghbana area of Khuzdar district on Sunday. According to Levies force, the victims including Muhammad Noor and Ghulam Murtaza were on way to somewhere when Saifullah and Asadullah opened fire on them and fled from the scene. As a result, they received wounds and were rushed to nearby hospital for medical aid. The reason of attack is stated ...
Qaim lays foundation stone of solar power system SUKKUR: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Saturday laid the foundation stone of a 600-KW (kilowatt) solar power system at Admin Block of the Sukkur Institute of Business Administration here.Addressing the ceremony, he said that the provincial government is making concerted efforts to end energy shortages. The production of 600-KW of electricity from solar resources will be available after 24 months. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
CM takes notice of aerial firing LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has taken notice of the news item regarding aerial firing on winning elections of cantonment board in two areas of Lahore and Rawalpindi and sought a report from IG Punjab.The chief minister said that aerial firing to celebrate victory in elections was intolerable. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
CM condemns murder of Sabeen in Karachi LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has condemned the murder of Sabeen Mahmood, an intellectual and head of a welfare organization in Karachi.In his condolence message, the chief minister prayed that may Allah Almighty rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage and strength to the members of bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss with fortitude.He also prayed for early recovery of mother of Sabeen Mahmood who was injured in the ...
CM takes notice of death of two children LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif while taking notice of news item regarding death of two children in accident due to speeding car in Nawab Town has expressed deep sense of sorrow and grief about the tragic incident.Expressing sympathy and condolences with the bereaved family, he said that the driver responsible for the accident should immediately be arrested and legal action be taken. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
Govt taking steps for facilitating masses LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that it was the responsibility of concerned institutions to ensure sale of quality essential items at fixed rates.Addressing the meeting of Provincial Price Control Committee at Civil Secretariat through video link here on Saturday, he said that due to the steps of Punjab government for reducing ghee prices, not only people of Punjab but the entire Pakistan were benefiting and as a result of timely steps ...


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Banking Review 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-1.586 bln
Exports $1.932 bln
Imports $3.518 bln
WeeklyApril 16, 2015
Reserves $16.818 bln