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Shipping activity at Port Qasim KARACHI: Brisk shipping was recorded at the Port where seven ships C.V Maersk Chicago, C.V OOCL Kobe, CMA CGM Taska, M.V Nord Phoenix, M.T Vas, M.T SC Taipei and M.T Al-Soor-II carrying containers, Canola seeds, Chemicals, Palm oil and Diesel oil were arranged berthing at Qasim International Container Terminal, Grain & Fertilizer Terminal, Engro Vopak Terminal, Liqvid Cargo Terminal and FOTCO Oil Terminal respectively at Port Qasim on Wednesday, 28th January.Meanwhile two more ships with containers and chemicals also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during last 24 hours. Berth Occupancy:Berth occupancy remained at the Port at sixty four percent on Wednesday, where nine ships namely, C.V Maersk Chicago, C.V OOCL kobe, CMA CGM Taska, M.V Arkas, M.V Icarus, M.V Nord Phoenix M.T Yas, M.T SC Taipel and M.T Al-Soor-II are currently occupying berths to lood/offload Containers, Cement, Canola seeds, Coal, Chemicals, Palm oil and Diesel oil respectively during ...

CNG sector directly imports LNG ISLAMABAD: The Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) sector will directly import the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) after which no CNG station would face closure.An official of ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources told APP that the the import of LNG will start from March 31 in the country."After arrival of LNG the annual demand of petrol in Punjab would be reduced by almost two billion litres per annum," he said.He said that import of LNG will ...
Illegal gas connections disconnected LAHORE: Task force of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) during raids at Sannt Nagar and Amir road, Shadbagh disconnected two commercial connections and seized meters used for gas pilferage on Thursday.According to task force's head Choudhry Sharafat Ali, gas was being supplied to two shops through by-pass connections.He said, cases have been referred to police concerned for the registration of cases under Gas Pilferage Act. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2015 ...
Modern gadgets being installed to control trains' movement ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways will soon complete installation of a modern tracking system to control trains' movement and avert any untoward incident.The system would be installed at Peshawar Division, Railway Control Office, Rawalpindi Division Railway Control Office, and Lahore Division Railway Control Office, Central Control Office, Headquarter Office, Lahore, Multan Division Railway Control Office, Sukkur Division Railway Control Office, Karachi Division Railway Control Office and Quetta Division Railway Control Office, a Railways Ministry official told APP.He ...
Govt to launch 15 hydro power projects: Shahid LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab's Coordinator on Energy Shahid Riaz Tuesday said the provincial government will launch 15 hydro power projects during the next two years."Meanwhile, 1320 megawatt coal-based power plant will help minimize load shedding in the province", he said. Talking to reporters here, he said, "Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif led Punjab government is striving hard to get rid of energy crisis within minimum possible time. All the resources are being tapped to generate ample ...


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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