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CM for making measles' vaccination campaign success LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has directed the authorities concerned to make the vaccination campaign started from June 24 (today) a big success to protect children from measles. He said, children from the age of six months to ten years would be vaccinated in the first phase of the campaign launched in 12 districts of the province whereas in the second phase, children would be vaccinated in six other districts from June 28. He said that anti-measles campaign is being pursued on the pattern of anti-dengue campaign and would be ensured that no child remains unvaccinated.Shahbaz Sharif appealed to the parents to cooperate with the teams of Health departments for vaccination of their children. Third-party audit of vaccination campaign would be conducted to check any irregularity and no negligence would be tolerated during anti-measles campaign, he added.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2013 ...

CM takes notice of torture on reporter LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has taken a notice regarding torture on private tv channel reporter Usman Bhatti near camp jail here. He also sought report from provincial home secretary in this regard. The Chief Minister said that action would be taken according to law against those who tortured the reporter.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2013 ...
KU workshop on office management from June 27 KARACHI: The University of Karachi will organise a workshop on office management, noting and drafting.An official of the institution said on Monday that the moot would be held from June 27 to July 3.Vice-Chancellor of Karachi University, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Qaiser, will perform the inauguration of the workshop.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2013 ...
CM takes notice of acid throwing incident LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has taken serious notice of acid throwing on a married woman Nasim Bibi in Jalalpur Pirwala, Multan and sought a report from RPO Multan. The Chief Minister ordered immediate arrest of accused and provision of the best treatment facilities to the affected woman in Nishtar Hospital Multan.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2013 ...
Water, missing facility at Railway station LAHORE: Unavailability of drinking water at Lahore Railway Station has multiplied passengers' problems as they were compelled to buy costly bottled water in sweltering weather.Most of the water taps are either missing or broken at almost all platforms of the station and the situation causes ample problems, especially for minors, women and elderly people.Passengers told APP here on Monday the railway station administration had been informed about the unavailability of water but it had not ...
'Punjab govt to spend Rs102bn to achieve primary healthcare targets' LAHORE: Punjab Finance Minister Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman said the government has focussed on primary healthcare to provide international level healthcare to public and for this purpose Rs102 billion will be spent during next fiscal year.Talking to various delegations on Monday, he stressed that poor and middle class segments of society have not been burdened in the budget 2013-14 and taxes have been imposed only on the affluent.He said protective healthcare programmes would be continued to ...
12 outlaws arrested MULTAN: Police claimed on Monday to have arrested 12 outlaws and recovered drugs and illegal weapons from their possession during a crackdown in different areas of the city.City police caught eight unlicensed weapons carriers--including Muhammad Iqbal, Muhammad Akram, Faisal Abbas, Zohaib, Riaz, Shahzad, Zaffar and Nasir from the areas of Daulat Gate, Shah Shams, Qutab Pur and Basti Malook Police stations.Police have recovered six pistols 30-bore and two revolvers 32-bore from their possession.Lohari Gate, Qutab ...


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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
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