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News from Pakistan (10-12-2002)

  • The Adviser to the Prime Minister on Privatisation and Investment, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, took charge at the Privatisation Commission on Monday.

  • The Karachi Stock Exchange on the first day after Eid holidays was in a jubilant mood and reached the eight-and-a-half-year high, touching 2,400 points as support from financial institutions and leading brokerage houses was seen in fuel, energy and banking stocks.

  • Total recoverable gas reserves have been estimated to reach 27 trillion cubic feet in the country following major discoveries made by both local and foreign exploration companies recently.

  • Prime Minister's Adviser on Finance Shaukat Aziz has given the first presentation from a series of briefings to Prime Minister highlighting the macroeconomic frame-work of the economy.

  • The 12th SAARC Summit due to be held in Islamabad early next month has been postponed.
  • The impact of the promised $ 1 billion loan waiver by US will span over 38 years, as it is part of Paris Club Rescheduling Agreement and it will not be a one go affair.

  • The Federal Government has withdrawn Customs and Immigration facility available to Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) passengers departing for Muscat, Oman, from Turbat airport.

  • Country's foreign exchange reserves have reached $ 9.01 billion.

  • Tobacco exports have increased by 87,381 kg or Rs 10 million during July to September 2002.
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