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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 on Friday. The public meetings would start from February 2 at 11 AM in Peshawar Circle, City Division GT Road, Khyber Circle, Kohat Urban Sub Division, Mardan Circle Mardan Cantt sub division (Bijli Ghar) and Swat Circle, Circle Office, while the public meeting of Hazara Circle would held on February 3 in Circle Office at 11AM. The PESCO consumers of the areas have been advised to attend these open public meeting and raise their electricity ...

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 ...
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 ...


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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 $16.137 bln