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Shipping activity at Port Qasim KARACHI: Four ships C.V ACX Crystal, M.T Vesthomen, M.T Yong Tong-I and M.T Arietis carrying containers, palm oil and furnace oil were berthed at Qasim International Containers Terminal, Liquid Cargo Terminal and T FOTCO Oil Terminal respectively of Port Qasim during last 24 hours.Meanwhile four more ships with containers, phosphoric acid, project cargo and LPG also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during the same period.Berth occupancy was managed at the port at 50% on Sunday, where seven ships namely C.V ACX Cry Stal, C.V MSC Alghero, M.V Fareast Harmony, M.V Neer, M.T Vesthomen, M.T Tong-I and M.T Arietis are currently occupying berths to load/offload containers, cement, iron ore, palm oil and furnace oil respectively during last 24 hours.Cargo volume during last 24 hours handled at 94,700 tonnes, comprises 63,198 tonnes imports and 31,502 tonnes exports inclusive containerized cargo carried in 1,982 containers, (TEUs) (329 imports and 1,653 exports ...

FESCO issued shutdown notice FAISALABAD: The Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) has issued a shutdown notice for necessary repair, maintenance and expansion of electricity lines.According to the notice issued by the company, power supply from DHQ feeder emanating from 132-KV OTP grid station and Railway Road feeder originating from 132-KV Factory Area grid station will remain suspended from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. while S-II feeder emanating from 132-KV Scarp Colony grid station and New Madina Town feeder originating ...
IESCO cuts loadshedding duration for industry to just 2 hours daily ISLAMABAD: A delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) led by its President Muzzamil Hussain Sabri on Friday called on Chief Executive Officer, Islamabad Electric Supply Company, Malik Yousaf Awan and apprised him of the electricity related issues of the business community.Addressing the delegation, Malik Yousaf Awan said that IESCO has reduced the duration of loadshedding for industry from 5 hours to just 2 hours each day, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, ...
PESCO hold open kacheris in Mardan, Khyber circles PESHAWAR: The PESCO officers on Tuesday held open katcharies in Khyber and Mardan circles on the directives of Minister of State for Water and Power Chaudry Abid Sher Ali and issued spot orders on different matters.The kacheris were held under the supervision of concerned superintending engineers, says a PESCO press release here on Tuesday. A large number of people attended it and their electricity related complaints were addressed on the spot.The katchery of Pesco Khyber ...
PESCO public meetings for redressal of consumers' complaints from Feb 2 PESHAWAR: Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) has scheduled to hold public meetings in will Peshawar, Khyber, Mardan, Swat and Hazara circles for redressal of public complaints.The decision was made on the directives of Federal Minister of State for Water and Power Ch. Abid Sher Ali after his visit to PESCO office on Thrusday. Superintending Engineers of concerned Circle would hold the meeting and take immediate action on consumers' complaints, said a press release issued here ...


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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