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Campaign to be launched to protect citizens from gas related incidents ISLAMABAD: Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) would launch an awareness campaign to protect the citizens from gas related incidents particularly during the winter season.Chief Engineer SNGPL Rawalpindi Region Masroor Ahmad told APP that each year several gas related mishaps occur in different areas of the country.He urged the consumers to adopt safety measures while using gas appliances to avoid untoward incidents and avoid excessive use of geysers and other gas appliances.He said that the gas appliances of good quality should be used and a trained plumber be approached to rectify gas leakage inside homes to avoid any untoward incident, he said.He also advised the people to keep at least one window of a room open while using gas heaters and do not use rubber pipes.He said that SNGPL has formed special emergency teams equipped with all necessary logistic support to address complaints of domestic users round-the-clock.He also asked the ...

Cut in transport fares notified QUETTA: Commissioner Quetta division has issued notification of cut in transport fares by Rs 5 following the orders of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to slash petroleum prices.Officials told APP, here on Thursday that Commissioner Office Quetta has notified there would be cut in transport fares by Rs 5."All local buses will decrease their fares by Rs 5.Now, local buses will charge Rs 10 fare from passengers instead of Rs 15 which plying within Quetta," ...
No gas load management for domestic consumers: NA told ISLAMABAD: National Assembly was informed Tuesday that there is no gas load management for domestic consumers across the country.Parliamentary Secretary for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahzadi Umerzadi Tiwana informed the House that gad load shedding is being done for CNG and industrial sectors while supply continues for domestic and commercial consumers.Responding to a Calling Attention Notice, the Parliamentary Secretary said load management for different sectors has to be done due to shortage of gas supply.There ...
Microsoft’s Forum enlightens financial leaders in Karachi In continuation of its insightful series of events, Microsoft in collaboration with the Institute of Bankers Pakistan organized a “Big Data Forum” for finance executives in Karachi. The Microsoft specialized speakers at the forum highlighted the new ways enterprises can use technology to convert data into insight, enhance business performance in today’s fast-evolving economic environment and create data-driven enterprises leading towards robust growth in the financial sector. This was a pioneering initiative by Microsoft Pakistan, ...
IESCO issues power suspension programme ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) on Monday 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 02 December 9:00am to 03:00pm, Adyala Road, Jhawara, Shahpur, Azizabad, GHQ, Cantt: & Lalkurti, Hanif Shah, Khawja Khazan Khan, Narh, KRL & LehtrarOn 2, 4 and 8 December 10:00am to ...


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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 $-1.664 bln
Exports $1.966 bln
Imports $3.630 bln
WeeklyDecember 26, 2014
Reserves $15.09 bln