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Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Sunday that it is the responsibility of every government to protect and preserve law and constitution. In a meeting with Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif here at Raiwind, the prime minister said law will take its course if anyone tries to create law and order situation. He said the people are now well aware of those who are serving them and those who are not serving them. He said the people of the country have rejected those who have introduced a culture of staging sit-ins on every occasion.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has warned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan not to make any attempts to block his protest rally in Islamabad on November 30. Addressing a mammoth gathering in Gujranwala on Sunday, Imran said that it was his democratic right to stage a peaceful protest, as his demand for probe into last year's general election was not met. "I am running out of patience now. I will confront if Nawaz Sharif and Chaudhry Nisar repeated August 30 violence on our peaceful protesters," he warned.
Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong met Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan at his Banni Gala residence, here on Sunday. According to media reports, Chinese Ambassador held discussion on overall political situation in the country as well as PTI November 30's rally with Imran.
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) in order to meet its budgetary targets and recovery of taxes has directed its field formations to apply for vacation of stay orders before the High Courts, whereby the chargeability and collection of sales tax on supply of CNG have been stayed in different petitions.
The OPEC oil producers cartel will hold one of its toughest and most significant meetings in recent years as, faced with sliding prices, its members must contemplate whether to cut output. Ahead of Thursday's meeting of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries in Vienna, home to the cartel's headquarters, its dozen member countries are split on what direction to take after a 30 percent drop in crude prices since June has slashed revenues.
China's leadership and central bank are ready to cut interest rates again and also loosen lending restrictions, concerned that falling prices could trigger a surge in debt defaults, business failures and job losses, said sources involved in policy-making. Friday's surprise cut in rates, the first in more than two years, reflects a change of course by Beijing and the central bank, which had persisted with modest stimulus measures before finally deciding last week that a bold monetary policy step was required to stabilise the world's second-largest economy.
Afghanistan's lower house of parliament on Sunday approved agreements that will allow about 12,500 Nato-led troops to stay on next year as the national army and police struggle to hold back the Taliban. US-led Nato combat operations will finish at the end of this year, but the Taliban have launched a series of recent offensives that have severely tested Afghan soldiers and police.
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Banking Review 2013


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
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