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Transporters overcharging owing to petrol shortage ISLAMABAD: Taking advantage of current petrol shortage, public transport particularly the taxi drivers are overcharging from commuters of Rawalpindi and Islamabad adding to their miseries.Public transport which is already short on all routes and people have to wait for hours at bus stops, have no other option to pay fares of their demand to reach their destinations.Rawalpindi Transport Authority has announced a new fare list after massive reduction in petrol prices but transporters are not ready to follow the new list, even charging almost double saying, "We have to wait for hours in queues to get petrol so extra fare is our right".Asad Khan, who travels daily from Committee Chowk to Blue Area, where he works at a private firm said, "I have to reach office at 9.00 am and usually leave home at 8.00 am but now it is hard to get transport so come to stop at 7.00 ...

Shipping activity at Port Qasim KARACHI: Five ships C.V Xpress Kailash, C.V K Phoenix, C.V MSC Athos, M.V Venus Triumph and M.T Borania carrying containers, Project cargo and Diesel oil were allotted berths at Qasim International Container Terminal berth # 6.8 & 9, Multipurpose Terminal and FOTCO Oil Terminal respectively at Port Qasim during last 24 hours.Meanwhile two more container ships also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during the same period. Berth Occupancy:Berth occupancy remained at the Port ...
Shipping activity at Port Qasim KARACHI: Two ships C.V CMA CGM florida and C.V Hansa America carrying containers were berthed at Qasim International Container Terminal berth # 6 and 8 respectively at Port Qasim on Thursday, 15th January-2015.Meanwhile five more ships scheduled to load/offload Containers, Tug Boat, Cement and Crude oil also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim during the last 24 hours.Berth occupancy remained at the Port at 50% on Thursday, where seven ships namely, C.V CMA CGM ...
IESCO issues power suspension programme ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) on Friday issued power suspension programme for various areas of its region due to necessary maintenance and routine development work.According to IESCO Spokesman, the power supply of the following Feeders /Grid Stations would remain suspended as under:On 17, 19 and 21 January From 10:00am to 03:00pm, G-9/2, G-9/3, G-9 Markaz,G-9/4,G-9 Express, Aziz Chowk, G-8/1 feeders,On 18 January from 10:00am to 03:00pm, Jail Park, Park View feeders, Gulraiz Phase-2 ...
Shipping activity at Port Qasim KARACHI: Four ships namely C.V CMA CGM Lamartine, C.V Maersk Hardford, M.T FSL London and M.T Eupen carrying containers with 18.750 tonnes Palm oil and 4,500 tonnes LPG were allotted berths at Qasim International Container Terminal, Liquid cargo Terminal and Engro Vopak Terminal respectively on Wednesday, 14th January-2015.Meanwhile another containers ship CMA CGM Florida also arrived at outer anchorage of Port Qasim.Berth Occupancy was observed at the Port at fifty percent on Wednesday, where seven ...

 



 
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Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyDecember
Trade Balance $-1.703 bln
Exports $2.156 bln
Imports $3.859 bln
WeeklyFebruary 26, 2015
Reserves $15.944 bln