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18 Sasta Ramazan Bazaars to be started on Wednesday RAWLPINDI: Total 18 Ramazan Bazaars will be established in District Rawalpindi out of which eight Bazaars will be set up in City and Cantonment areas of Rawalpindi. Eight Ramazan bazaars of Rawalpindi city and Cantonment Board area would be at Murree Road near Nawaz Sharif Park, Committee Chowk, Haideri Chowk, Model Bazaar Liaquat Bagh, Chungi No.22, Khawaja Corporation Adiala Road, Chur Chowk and Gulzar-e-Quaid. These bazaars would remain open from 09:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. daily wherein the commodities of daily use, vegetables and fruit would be available to the consumers at concessional rates as compared to the open market. According to District Coordination Officer (DCO) Rawalpindi Saqib Zafar the availability of all daily use commodities would be ensured especially during the Ramazan in such bazaars. Special directives have also been issued to display the rate lists of all commodities with phone numbers of Incharge of the bazaar and emergency services. Each bazaar would ...

Spot rates of cotton (Crop 2012-2013) KARACHI: Karachi Cotton Association (KCA) Tuesday announced the following KCA Spot rates for local dealing in Pak rupees for base grade 3 (three) staple length 1-1/16" Micronaire value between 3.8 to 4.9 NCL. ================================================================= Rate                Ex-Gin         Up-country          Spot Rates for                 Price          Expenses            Ex-Karachi 37.324 kgs          6,100          130                 6,230     Equivalent 40 kgs              6,537          130                 6,667 ================================================================= Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2012 ...
Names of 35 fair price shops notified ISLAMABAD: The food department of Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration has notified the names of 35 fair price shops which would be functional in Islamabad from the first of Ramadan. Food items like flour, ghee, sugar, pulses, basin would be provided at ex-mill rates at these shops. Chief Commissioner, Islamabad, Tariq Mahmood Pirzada has directed the food department and Assistant Commissioners to ensue the quality of food items at the fair price shops. In all, 18 ...
LSE gains 0.65 points  LAHORE: Lahore Stock Exchange on Monday witnessed bullish trend by gaining 0.65 points as the LSE-25 Index opened with 3624.99 and closed at 3625.64 points. The market's overall situation, however, did not correspond to an upward trend as it remained at 1.844 million shares to close against previous turnover of 2.058 million shares, showing an downward move of 214,597 shares. While, out of the total 95 active scrips 25 moved up, 56 remained equal and 14 ...
Gold slips to Rs48,685  KARACHI: Gold slipped by Rs43 to close at Rs48,685 per 10 grams in the local market Monday as its international price dropped to $ 1,585 an ounce, market sources said. According to Karachi Saraf Association official, tola (11.664 grams) price also declined by Rs100 to Rs56,800. Silver closed lower at Rs801.42 per 10 grams. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2012 ...


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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