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NBP plans an aggressive roll out of ATMs

NBP plans an aggressive roll out of ATMs

KARACHI: The National Bank of Pakistan has embarked an aggressive plan to roll out a wide ATM network by the end of 2015 at 1,000 different locations countrywide including far-flung areas.  The ATMs will be equipped with the state-of-art technology which will provide a hassle free cash transactions to customers of all income levels.


Gas management plan discussed by energy committee

ISLAMABAD: Sub-committee on Energy constituted by the Prime Minister has discussed Gas Management plan aimed at ensuring maximum availability of gas to all key sectors.   Its meeting was held in Islamabad on Thursday with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in the chair. The focus of discussion during the meeting mainly revolved around import of 600 mmcfd


Australia, China sign landmark free trade deal

CANBERRA: Chinese President Xi Jinping and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott have signed a declaration of aim on a landmark free trade deal during a ceremony in parliament in Canberra on Monday, November 17.


IDEAS 2014: Defence exhibition dates announced in Karachi

KARACHI: Ideas-2014 national exhibition of arms, ammunition and defence related products to be held in Karachi on December 01 to 04. About 145 foreign including 61 Pakistani companies would present their defence products in Ideas-2014 national exhibition of defence. Pakistan Ordinance Factory manufactures modern infantry, small and heavy war weapons, bombs, Air craft, Anti Air