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FESCO issues shutdown programme FAISALABAD: The Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) has issued shutdown programme for necessary repair, maintenance and expansion of electricity lines. According to the programme issued by the company, power supply from Marafco feeder emanating from 66-KV OTP grid station, Noorpur feeder originating from 132-KV Chiniot Road grid station, Sammundri feeder emanating from 132-KV Sitiana grid station, Jail Road and KTM-1 feeders originating from 220-KV J-Wala Road grid station, Bhowana, Manara, Khanwala and Anayat Shah feeders emanating from 132-KV Bhowana grid station and College Road feeder originating from 132-KV Jaranwala grid station will remain suspended from 9 am to 1 pm while Factory Area feeder emanating from 132-KV Lalian grid station will observe shutdown from 9 am to 2 pm on Monday (February 23). Similarly, electricity supply from all feeders of 132-KV HB Shah, Jhang City, Jhang-II and Khewa grid stations will remain suspended from 9 am to 3 pm whereas ...

PIA to sell unserviceable planes ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will sell its unserviceable planes including a Boeing-747, three Boeing-737 and three A-310 aircraft.According to PIA spokesman here, the national flag carrier had already tendered some of its old aircraft which had completed their operational flying life.He said that a tender notice announcing the disposal was released in national newspapers some time back, inviting vendors in trade.The vendors inspected the obsolete aircraft parked at Karachi Airport; followed by sealed bids ...
NEPRA approves another 660 mw coal power generation plant ISLAMABAD: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) Thursday approved generation license for Engro Powergen Thar (Pvt) Limited (EPGTPL).The Power Project of EPGTPL of 2 x 330 MW will be the first part of the Energy Park which would have total generating capacity of approximately 3600 MW. EPGTPL has already applied for the acceptance of the Up-Front Tariff for Coal.The project is also included in the least cost expansion plan of NTDC which would be responsible ...
Practical steps being taken to generate electricity: Sher Ali LAHORE: Provincial Energy Minister Choudhry Sher Ali on Thursday said the government was working on all available as well as alternate resources to generate ample electricity which would help bridge the gap between demand and supply.Talking to APP, he said, the PML-N led government was committed to eliminate load shedding and had taken practical steps for this purpose. He said, sufficient availability of energy was need of the hour which would definitely help raise the ...
PR appoints three private members in Railway Board ISLAMABAD:The Ministry of Railways on Wednesday appointed three expert private members in Railway Board.The members appointed in Railway Board are Ashtar Ausaf Advocate Supreme Court, Dr Zahid Saleem Chief Executive Officer COMSATS and Muhammad Ashfaq Khattak, an official in the Ministry told APP.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...


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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 $-1.703 bln
Exports $2.156 bln
Imports $3.859 bln
WeeklyFebruary 26, 2015
Reserves $15.944 bln