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SMS service for flood warning: Shahbaz Sharif LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that SMS service has been started for advance warning on the flood situation to the people living near rivers. Shahbaz Sharif said the service has been launched for shifting these people to safe places. The Chief Minister directed Cabinet Committee on Flood and administrations of concerned districts to continuously monitor the flow of water in rivers and in case of threat of flood, all possible protective measures should be adopted and evacuation of the people living near rivers should be ensured at any cost. He said that he is personally monitoring the situation. The Chief Minister directed that Cabinet Committee on Flood and administrations of concerned districts should spare no effort regarding protective arrangements and relief activities. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...

Governor convenes Sindh Assembly session on August 7 KARACHI: Sindh Governor, Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan has summoned the Provincial Assembly of Sindh to meet on August 7. The session will start proceeding at 10.00 a.m. here at the Sindh Assembly Building, said a statement here Monday.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
Three-day Hajj training programme from July 31 KOHAT: A three-day Hajj training programme has been arranged by Tablighi Markaz Kohat for both men and women pilgrims from July 31.The training session would be conducted for both men and women at Tablighi Markaz and Dalino Mills respectively. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
People advised not to throw shopping bags into Nullah Leh RAWALPINDI: City District Government Rawalpindi (CDGR) Sunday urged the people not to throw shopping bags into Nullah Leh.As in the past, flood wrecked havoc in Rawalpindi and precious lives and property of the people were perished away in the floods.Managing Director Solid Waste Management, Irfan Qurashi asked the people not throw shopping bags and garbage as it was main hurdle in flow of water.The cleanliness campaign had been geared up to save the people from ...
Pak-US student exchange programmes vital to promote understanding ISLAMABAD: Cultural Attach at United States Mission in Pakistan Judith Ravin has urged the Pakistani students to avail the opportunities for US higher education for promoting better understanding among people of the two countries.This opportunity of students exchange programme being offered under the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) also plays an important role in promoting bilateral relations, she added.She was speaking as a chief guest during the pre- departure orientation, hosted by the ...
Imran must support govt in its development agenda: Moulana Amjad LAHORE: Jamiat Ulema e Islam Fazal ur Rehman (JUI-F) Deputy Secretary General, Moulana Amjad Khan Sunday asked the Pakistan Tehrik e Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan to seek apology from the nation and all political leaders of parties for their insult and levelling baseless allegations during his sit-ins.(JUI-F) leader talking to APP here, said that after the judicial report, Imran Khan should felt ashamed and resign from the chairmanship of his party because he proved ...
Imran Khan must adopt positive approach: ANP MPA PESHAWAR: Parliamentary leader of the Awami National Party (ANP) in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Sardar Hussain Babak Sunday advised the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan to adopt reconciliatory approach and abstain from negative politics in the larger interest of the country. Talking to APP here, he said that Imran had already faced a lot of damage due to his behavior which had disappointed his supporters. PTI Chairman should make peaceful efforts for the progress of ...


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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 $-2.378 bln
Exports $2.016 bln
Imports $4.394 bln
WeeklyJuly 23, 2015
Reserves $18.677 bln