LAHORE - The opening ceremony of the first International Symposium on English Language Teaching Practices in Higher Education Institutes from PakTESOL platform was launched here on Thursday.
The US Consulate General Lahore arranged the symposium while the Spokesperson for the US Consulate General Lahore, Karl Rogers, spoke at the event and highlighted the importance of the English language for higher education and the economic development of Pakistan.
The PakTESOL chapter was established in 2019 in partnership with the Allama Iqbal Open University, through a U.S. Mission fund of $179,846. PakTESOL has established eight chapters in Pakistan and is organizing ten regional conferences, workshops, and symposia for English language teachers.
“PakTESOL provides English language professionals with a valuable opportunity to share their knowledge, experience, and best practices. This year the United States and Pakistan are celebrating 75 years of bilateral relations and this program is yet another example of our long-standing partnership,” said Mr Rogers.
Rogers thanked the University of Central Punjab, PakTESOL leadership, and program volunteers for their dedication, hard work, and commitment to hosting and organizing the symposium. He added that promoting English language learning and supporting English teachers are at the forefront of the United States’ partnership with Pakistan. English is a language of international communication and helps facilitate stronger relationships with countries around the globe.
For more information about English language programs in Pakistan, please visit pk.usembassy.gov/education-culture/relopakistan.
KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on February 03, 2023 (Friday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||333.31||333.61|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||34.19||34.54|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.25||175.25|
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 212,900 on Friday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs182,530.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs167,318 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 195,157.
Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.
|Lahore||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Karachi||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Islamabad||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Peshawar||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Quetta||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Sialkot||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Attock||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Gujranwala||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Jehlum||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Multan||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Gujrat||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Nawabshah||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Chakwal||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Hyderabad||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Nowshehra||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Sargodha||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Faisalabad||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Mirpur||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|