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NA session commences ISLAMABAD: The session of the Lower House of the Parliament started at 16:38 pm with the recitation of the Holy Quran in the Chair of Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq.The House would take up agenda items including Question Hour, Calling Attention Notices and Motion Under Rule 259 and matters other than point of order. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2013 ...

Senate session starts ISLAMABAD: The session of the Upper House of the Parliament started here at 04:10 pm with the recitation of the Holy Quran.Chairman Senate, Syed Nayyer Hussain was in the chair. The House would take up routine agenda items. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2013 ...
PML-N rejects Balochistan LB Polls' results QUETTA: Pakistan Muslim League-N Balochistan chapter has rejected the results of Balochistan Local Bodies polls issued by the Election Commission Balochistan.The PML-N Balochistan, here on Monday said in a press release that PML-N had got majority in Balochistan Local Government elections, but it was shown in fourth position in EC Balochistan results."PML-N won seven seats in the local bodies' elections for Metropolitan Quetta, but the Provincial Election Commission announced that PML-N won five seats in ...
Loyal workers asset of PML-N: Zahid Hamid SIALKOT: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Zahid Hamid has said loyal workers were a precious asset of the PML-N and the party was taking workers into confidence for potential candidates to contest the LB Polls.He said this while talking to the media, party workers and local notables at Pasrur here on Sunday.The minister said the PML-N government had provided great relief to people after controlling loadshedding to a great extant.Zahid Hamid said the PM ...
Judicial Commission comprising PHC judges to probe abduction cases: CM PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister, Pervez Khattak while thanking the doctor community for ending their strike against rise in kidnapping cases of doctors from Peshawar said on Saturday a judicial commission comprising judges of High Court would be formed for inquiry of abduction cases. The Chief Minister termed ending of the strikes in hospitals as wise decision and assured that provincial govt would leave no stone unturned for security and well being of the doctors. ...
Resolution of peoples' problems govt's top priority: Acting Governor KARACHI: The resolution of the peoples' problems is the top priority of the government and all available resources are being utilized towards this very end.This was stated by the Acting Governor of Sindh, Agha Siraj Durrani, here on Saturday.He was talking to a former member of the Provincial Assembly, Sardarzada Zulfiqar Ali Khan Kamario, who called on him at the Governor House here.Durrani said that for the development works equal attention is being paid towards ...
PM Youth Loan to resolve unemployment: Marvi Memon DERA MURAD JAMALI: Chief Coordinator for Prime Minister Youth Business Loan Program, Miss Marvi Memon has said that loan program would resolve the issue of unemployment in the country. She said this during her visit to Sibi, Nasirabad and Jaffarabad districts, here on Friday. She visited branches of National Bank to inspect distribution of forms for getting PM Youth Business Loan Program and later, talking to media persons at the residence of Pakistan Muslim League-N ...


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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