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PTI fails to play due role: Talal ISLAMABAD: PML-N central leader and Member National Assembly Talal Chaudhry said that Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) got two roles; opposition in the National Assembly and government in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, but failed to fulfill both.Talking to Radio Pakistan, he said that PTI also had not contributed significantly in legislative business at the federal level.Talal said that PTI wanted to fail the entire system by staging sit in protest as revenge of its own failure.He said that PTI Chairman also tried to make parliament and other institutions of the state as controversial by hurling baseless allegations.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

PTI would not be allowed to enter Red Zone: Marvi Memon ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-N leader Marvi Memon has said that this time PTI would not be allowed to enter the Red Zone of Islamabad as it had earlier sent a wrong message to the world.Talking to Radio Pakistan, she said that the government has provided relief to the people by reducing prices of petroleum products.She added that PML-N government always tried its best to give relief to the masses and was trying to overcome various ...
PTI set-aside KP issues, uses resources to conquer Islamabad: Aimal Wali %9 PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Tahrik e Insaf (PTI) Government has set-aside real issues faced by people of Khyber Pakthunkhwa and PTI leadership has started agitation politics with an ambition to take-control of Islamabad, said Awami National Party (ANP) General Secretary KP, Aimal Wali Khan on Wednesday."Inspite of our deep concerns over election results, the ANP had provided full opportunity to PTI leadership to fulfill their promises made with people after given a disputed mandate on the ...
NA panel asks PAL to play due role for promotion of national integrity, inter-provincial harmony ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly's Standing Committee on Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage on Tuesday asked the Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) to play its due role in promotion of national integrity, inter-provincial harmony and fight against extremism.The committee, which met here with Chairperson Marvi Memon in the chair, reviewed the performance of Pakistan Academy of Letters and Department of Archeology and Museums.Marvi Memon regretted said that the PAL was not serving the purpose for which ...
President lauds Red Crescent Society for invaluable services ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday highly lauded the Red Crescent Society of Pakistan for its invaluable services.While chairing an Extra-Ordinary General Meeting of the Red Crescent Society here, the President called upon the Ministry of Finance to release the outstanding funds of the Society.The President directed the Society to identity the problems in Balochistan and Gilgit Baltistan and help address those problems on priority.The Society in this respect should also visit Balochistan and Gilgit ...
Rs 20mn approved for uplift of Kalash Valley: Pervaiz ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Tuesday said the federal government had approved Rs 20 million for the uplift and rehabilitation of Kalash Valley.Speaking at the launching ceremony of the book 'Kalasha of Hindu Kush', he said the amount would be utilised in carrying development activities, rehabilitation of irrigation channels of Chitral and upgradation of Government Middle School Rumbur to the high level.He said the federal government would make ...
Kot Radha Kishan couple lynching: SC issues notices to RPO, DPO ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday took notice on the Kot Radha Kishan incident and issued notice to concerned Regional Police Officer (RPO) and District Police Officer (DPO).Chief Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk took notice on a press clipping containing the details of Kot Radha Kishan incident wherein a Christian couple was burnt alive in a brick kiln for allegedly desecrating pages of Holy Quran and called report from IGP, Punjab and Secretary Ministry of Minorities Affairs, Government ...


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Banking Review 2013

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.380 bln
Exports $2.181 bln
Imports $4.561 bln
WeeklyNovember 13, 2014
Reserves $13.268 bln