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KARACHI
Today 12 26 38 Sunny
Tomorrow 11 27 38 Sunny
Day after 11 28 38 Sunny
LAHORE
Today 1 20 87 Sunny
Tomorrow 2 20 87 Sunny
Day after 2 21 87 Sunny
ISLAMABAD
Today 0 18 59 Sunny
Tomorrow 0 18 59 Sunny
Day after 0 21 59 Sunny
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KARACHI         - 021 LAHORE          - 042 ISLAMABAD    - 051 FAISALABAD   - 041 MULTAN          - 061 PESHAWAR    - 0521 CANADA          - 1 KUWAIT           - 965 INDIA               - 91 IRAN                - 98 U.K                   - 44 U.A.E                - 971 U.S.A                - 1

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CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT I.T
 
 
ISSUE # 49-----Dec 05 - Dec 11, 2005

Information technology (IT) has assumed the role of a solution provider at all levels of the economic spheres around the world, naturally Pakistan was not an exception too. Since the struggle for an economic upturn is in the middle of its way as things are still taking shape in our country the proper application of the cutting edge technology as a solution provider becomes imperative in our economic scenario.


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  ETHANOL

The government has yet to decide on starting a 'Fuel-Ethanol Production and Marketing Project' for producing cheap fuel from the waste product generated in sugar-making process.
Sources told the PAGE that the project, which had been under consideration from February this year, could not get underway following the oil marketing companies' (OMCs') reservations on issues like consumers price of the alternate fuel, pricing mechanism for ethanol to be supplied by the sugar mills besides that of encouraging its consumption as the country is already surplus in petrol.

  

  FOREIGN DEBT DECLINES

Pakistan's foreign debt and foreign exchange liabilities have slightly declined by $159 million in the first three months of the current fiscal.
Total external foreign debt and liabilities squeezed to $35.675 billion by September 30, 2005 as against $35.834 billion in 2004-05.
In its latest report on Pakistan's External Debt and Liabilities, SBP has pointed out that total external debt of the country declined to $33.918 billion by September 30, 2005, from $34.037 billion in June 2005, while foreign exchange liabilities amounted $1.757 billion.
According to the report the public and publicly guaranteed debt stood at $30.982 billion by September this year as against $31.084 billion on June 30, 2005.


 

 

 
 

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