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SNGPL asks consumers to adopt safety measures ISLAMABAD: The Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd (SNGPL) on Friday urged the consumers to adopt safety measures while using gas appliances to avoid untoward incidents.A senior official of SNGPL told APP that each year several gas related mishaps occurred in different areas, particularly during the winter season.He asked its consumers to avoid excessive use of geysers and other gas appliances, adding that it is our responsibility to conserve natural gas."Cooking on high flame not only burns food but also wastes gas. Prepare food at low temperature and prevent wastage of gas," he added.He urged the gas consumers to follow precautionary measures such as frequent checking of gas service lines and immediate repair in case of gas leakage.He added that people should avoid using rubber pipes for gas appliances as standard gas equipment and pipes could curtail the ratio of critical incidents.The gas appliances of good quality should be used and ...

Swabi transporters agree to reduce fares as per Govt revise price list SWABI: The transporters union of Swabi district here Tuesday agreed to reduce fare as per the Govt prescribed price list revised by Provincial Transport Authority (PTA) following reduction of petroleum prices.This assurance was given to the administration during a meeting between police officers and transporters association held at the office of DSP Headquarters Zain Khan Jadoon called to review implementation on the revised fare list in the wake of reduction of petroleum prices announced by ...
More hydel power generation this winter: WAPDA ISLAMABAD: The hydel power stations operated by the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) have generated more electricity to the National Grid during November so far as compared to the corresponding period of last year.Likewise, the hydel power generation is set to increase during upcoming December and January as well, said a press release issued on Monday.This increased generation is due to better hydrological conditions particularly in relation to Mangla Reservoir, and efficient operation ...
IESCO issues power suspension programme ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) on Friday issued a power suspension programme for various areas of its region due to necessary maintenance and routine development work.According to an IESCO spokesman, the power supply of the following feeders/grid stations would remain suspended as under: On 22 November 9 am to 2 pm, Sadiqabad, Faizabad, New Gulzar-e-Quaid feeders, 9 am to 3 pm, Sagri New, Kalyam, HPT-2 & 3, SUPARCO, Kallar, feeders, On 23 November ...
Shipping activity at Port Qasim KARACHI: Five ships C.V CMA CGM Lamartine, C.V Moersk Atlanta, M.I Fong Hai-33, M.T Qem Slar and M.V Virginia carrying Containers, 18,500 tonnes Palm oil,3,041 tonnes Chemicals and 48.517 tonnes wheat were arranged berthing at Qasim International Container Terminal, Liquid Cargo Terminal, Engro Vopak Terminal and Crain & Fertilizer Terminal respectively at Port Qasim on Wednesday, 19th Novemebrr 2014.Meanwhile four more ships scheduled to lood/offload containers, Cemont, Phosphoric Acid and Diesel oil also arrived at ...


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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