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NEPRA approves Rs.3.24 per unit cut in power tariff ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has approved Rs 3.24 per unit reduction in power tariff under the monthly fuel price adjustment formula.The Central Purchasing Power Agency (CPPA) last month requested the NEPRA to reduce the electricity price owing to reduction in prices of furnace oil and high-speed diesel in the international market.The consumers of all distribution companies except K-Electric and lifeline consumers using less than 50 units would get relief in March.The decision was taken after a public hearing on a petition filed by Central Power Purchase Agency (CPPA) on behalf of the distribution companies.The total impact of lower fuel price adjustment is estimated at Rs 21.6 billion for December which included Rs16.8 billion on account of reduction in furnace oil price and Rs4.8 billion on account of better energy mix and gas price.The NEPRA was apprised that 6.57 billion units were sold to the distribution companies ...

POF gets largest captive solar power plant WAH CANTT: The groundbreaking ceremony of 1 MW Captive Mode Solar Power Project at Wah Nobel Chemical Ltd was held at Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) here on Wednesday.Lt Gen Muhammad Ahsan Mahmood, HI(M) Chairman POF Board and Muhammad Sharif Ex-Member POF Board and Technical Advisor to Chairman laid the foundation stone of 1 MW Captive Mode Solar Power Project at Wah Nobel Chemical Ltd by unveiling the plaque on the site.Addressing Lt Gen Muhammad Ahsan ...
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 annual transformer maintenance and routine development work.According to an IESCO spokesman, the power supply of the feeders / grid stations would remain suspended as under:On February 17, from 09:00am to 02:00pm: from Khoi Ratta Grid Station, Khoi Ratta City, Charoie, Dongi, Dana Behal, Saree, and Charohi feeders;On February 18, from 10:00am to 03:00pm: ...
132 locomotives made operational to improve PR performance ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways has made operational around 132 D.E locomotives during last seven months to improve its performance by enhancing number of freight and passenger trains.As per details, of the total five locomotives were rehabilitated, 22 specially repaired, 30 new locomotives were inducted while 75 locomotives were overhauled during the period.Sources at Pakistan Railways on Monday said at present the total number of operational DE locomotives is 253 while around 189 number of DE Locomotives ...
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, power supply from Muslim Town feeder emanating from 132-KV Chiniot Road grid station, TM-I and TM-II feeders originating from 220-KV Jaranwala Raod grid station, Sammundri, Saloni Jhal, Sharif Abad, Garh and Jalal Abad feeders emanating from 132-KV Sammundri grid station, all feeders of 132-KV AA-Spinning Mill grid station, Lahore Road and Canal ...


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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 $-999 mln
Exports $2.064 bln
Imports $3.063 bln
WeeklyMarch 13, 2015
Reserves $16.273 bln