BEIJING – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday sent a message to President Arif Alvi to condole over a deadly terrorist attack in Peshawar that claimed over 100 lives and injured more than 200 others.
President Xi extended condolences to the families, who lost their loved ones in the brazen attack, and expressed sincere sympathy for the injured persons.
Condemning the terrorist attack, the Chinese president expressed willingness to boost counterterrorism cooperation with Pakistan to maintain peace and security in the region.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang also sent condolences to Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif over the attack.
The suicide attack in northwestern Pakistan has also drawn international condemnation.
The United States, a strategic ally of the South Asian nation, condemned the terror attack and expressed condolences to the victim's families.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken shared a tweet, saying worshipers at a mosque in Peshawar endured a horrific attack today. The Democratic Party leader said terrorism for any reason at any place is indefensible.
Pakistan's brotherly nation Saudi Arabia condemned the suicide bombing. Saudi foreign ministry said the Kingdom rejects the targeting of places of worship, terrorising people, and shedding innocent blood.
KSA reiterated to stand with Islamabad in the face of violence, extremism, and terrorism, regardless of motives or justifications.
On Monday, the banned organization claimed responsibility for the deadly attack in vengeance.
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 March 24, 2023 (Friday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||343.5||347|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||35.92||36.27|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||176.66||178.66|
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 205,500 on Friday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs174,730.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs163,624 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 190,880.
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 205,500||PKR 2,350|
|Karachi||PKR 205,500||PKR 2,350|
|Islamabad||PKR 205,500||PKR 2,350|
|Peshawar||PKR 205,500||PKR 2,350|
|Quetta||PKR 205,500||PKR 2,350|
|Sialkot||PKR 205,500||PKR 2,350|
|Attock||PKR 205,500||PKR 2,350|
|Gujranwala||PKR 205,500||PKR 2,350|
|Jehlum||PKR 205,500||PKR 2,350|
|Multan||PKR 205,500||PKR 2,350|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 205,500||PKR 2,350|
|Gujrat||PKR 205,500||PKR 2,350|
|Nawabshah||PKR 205,500||PKR 2,350|
|Chakwal||PKR 205,500||PKR 2,350|
|Hyderabad||PKR 205,500||PKR 2,350|
|Nowshehra||PKR 205,500||PKR 2,350|
|Sargodha||PKR 205,500||PKR 2,350|
|Faisalabad||PKR 205,500||PKR 2,350|
|Mirpur||PKR 205,500||PKR 2,350|
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