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Shipping activity at Port Qasim KARACHI: Two ships C.V MSC Eugenia and M.T Atlantic Glory carrying containers and chemicals were allotted berths at Qasim International Container Terminal and Engro Vopak Terminal respectively at Port Qasim during last 24 hours.Meanwhile four more ships with containers and diesel oil also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during the same period.Berth occupancy was managed at the port at forty three percent on Sunday, where six ships namely ships C.V MSC Eugenia, C.V MSC Albany, M.V Alam Madu, M.V Minoan Grace, M.T Ann Kjerstz and M.T Atlantic Glory are currently occupying berths to load/offlaod containers, cement, sunflower seeds, fertilizer and chemical respectively during last 24 hours.Cargo throughput during last 24 hours. stood at 55, 26 tonnes, comprises 31,177 tonnes imports and 24,092 tonnes exports inclusive containerized cargo carried in 1,926 containers (TEUs) (658 imports and 1,268 exports TEUs) were handled at the Port.Three ships, chemicals carrier ' Atlantic ...

Solid measures afoot for fast track alternative energy development ISLAMABAD: The government is taking all possible measures towards fast tract development of alternative and renewable energy resources to diversify its energy mix and ensure energy security and sustainable development in the country.Official sources told APP here Monday that the Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) has been mandated to act as a central agency for development and promotion of Alternative and Renewable Energy (ARE) technologies in the country and to facilitate the private sector investment ...
5,360 bio-gas plants installed in 12 districts FAISALABAD: As many as 5,360 bio-gas plants have been installed in 12 districts of Punjab during the last six years under Pakistan Domestic Bio Gas Programme (PDBGP) which will benefit 42,880 people.Programme Officer of Nederlands Embassy Saood Aziz Khuram while addressing a ceremony here said women, elders, farmers and children of rural areas would feel easy as bio-gas was a good alternate source of wood, coal and Kerosene oil of getting fire in their stoves.He ...
SNGPL upgrades skills of emergency attending teams ISLAMABAD: The Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Company Limited (SNGPL) is further upgrading the skills of its emergency attending teams with proper training, courtesy and prompt attention to consumer's complaints."The SNGPL teams are working round the clock to redress the complaints of consumers in an efficient manner particularly during the current peak season," senior official of SNGPL Rawalpindi Region told APP."We have a complaint cell that would respond to any information about gas leakage, theft or ...
FESCO officers directed to achieve recovery targets SARGODHA: FESCO Chief Executive Officer Rasheed Ahmed Aslam has directed the officers to achieve the targets of recovery and line losses.Addressing a review meeting of Sargodha circle on Friday, he said that action would be taken against SDOs and executive officers concerned if they fail in achieving the recovery and line losses targets.He said that commendatory awards would be given to the officials including superintending engineers, executive officers, SDOs and others on performance base.Briefing the ...


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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
WeeklyJanuary 25, 2015
Reserves $15.019 bln