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NA Speaker approves changes in Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reforms ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has approved changes in the composition of the Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reforms.According to a notification issued by the National Assembly Secretariat, the Speaker has approved changes in the composition of the Electoral Reforms Committee in pursuance of motions adopted by the National Assembly on June 19, 2014 and the Senate on June 30, 2014 and in exercise of the powers conferred by rule 3 of the Rules of the Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reforms and in consultation with the Leaders of the Parliamentary Parties in the Senate through the Chairman Senate.According to the notification, Senator Mian Raza Rabbani, Senator Muhammad Talha Mehmood, Senator Hilal-ur-Rehman, Senator Mir Israrullah Khan Zehri and Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed have been withdrawn from the Committee.Whereas, Senator Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, Senator Saeed Ghani, Senator Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, Senator Hidayat Ulllah, Senator Sitara Ayaz and Senator Syed Shibli ...

Credit of ending fear in Karachi goes to government: Mushahidullah ISLAMABAD: Minister for Climate Change Mushahidullah Khan on Friday said that credit to end fear in Karachi goes to present government.Talking to media outside the Parliament he said "The party who claimed to end fear in Karachi city ran from the Jinnah ground where it had announced to hold public rally in connection with by-election".PML-N government has done the job of making Karachi peaceful, he said adding the problems of target killing, kidnapping for ransom ...
IHC discharges contempt notice against IGP ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Thursday discharged contempt of court notice against Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Tahir Alam Khan as he appeared in-person before the court and presented unconditional apology.The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad was summoned by the bench comprising Justice Noorul Haq N Qureshi and Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui for some remarks in a letter to his subordiantes.The IGP was summoned in a case pertaining to bail after arrest ...
Energy generation projects for whole country: Amir Muqam PESHAWAR: Advisor to Prime Minister and In-charge Federal Departments in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Engr. Amir Muqam has said that energy to be generated from projects in the wake of Chinese agreements would benefit the whole country and not any specific area. Addressing a press conference here at Wapda House Thursday, he denounced the impression that KP has been deprived of its due share in the recently inked MoUs during the historic visit of the Chinese President. ...
PAC expresses concern over irregular purchase of 43 vehicles, case transfer to NAB ISLAMABAD: Public Accounts Committee (PAC) here on Thursday expressing concern over irregular awarding of contract for purchase 43 fire fighting vehicles transferred the case to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) from FIA, and asked it to present its report within three months.PAC meeting was held under the chairmanship of Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah, including members Dr Azra Afzal Pechuho, Syed Naveed Qamar, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, Mian Abdul Manan, Sahibzada Nazeer Sultan, Raja Javaid Ikhlas, Sheikh ...
Govt revamps vaccine storage, management system: Saira Tarar ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination Mrs Saira Afzal Tarar on Thursday said that innovative steps had been taken for revamping storage, supply and management of life-saving vaccines of children.In a press briefing, the minister said that all of these reforms were expected to improve vaccine management, governance and accountability to serve Pakistani children better and prevent them from vaccine preventable diseases.She said that there could be no compromise on ...
Takht Bahi bridge to be completed in 2016; NA told ISLAMABAD: National Assembly was informed on Thursday that Takht Bahi overhead bridge will be completed during 2016 to meet the needs of people from Mardan, Upper and Lower Dir, Shangla and Malakand.In response to a Calling Attention Notice, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Aftab Sheikh told the House that delay had caused due to change in design of the bridge and consent from Pakistan Railways.The minister said keeping in view the mounting traffic load ...


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Banking Review 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
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