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Pakistan govt releases statistics of development projects funds

Pakistan govt releases statistics of development projects funds

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani government on Wednesday revealed the statistics that over Rs 111.128 billion dispatched under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for various projects against total allocations of Rs 525 billion for the fiscal year 2014-15.


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.