LAHORE – Mir Punjabi Mela in Commemoration of Professor Ali Arshad Mir the Great Punjabi poet & Scholar chirped in winter & left everyone motivated towards the protection of his cultural dignity.
Mir Punjabi Mela held in collaboration with different literary coteries at PILAC,Lahore. This time MKP(Mazdoor Kisan Party )came in front to pay the tribute to the revolution intellect of Mir & Taimur Rehman's Lal Band performed on both days of Mela.
Mir Mela's cultural menu was all about Mushaira, fiction reading & different literary sessions based on problems faced by the cultural dynamics of Punjab.
Furthermore, professor Ali Arshad Mir Literary award 2022 was given in different literary categories i.e.Dr.Musharraf Hussain Anjum (religious category), Dr Muhammad Ayub (Research), Baba Ghulam Hussain Nadeem Qadri(Poetry Nazam), Irfan Majeed (Translation), Sarwat Mohiyuddin (Poetess), Rai Muhammad Nasir Khan( Poet /Ghazal), Shahzad Aslam (Fiction),Dr. Amir Zaheer Bhatti (Travelogue), Hameed Razi(Novel)& Shahzad Shahid (Children Literature) While in recognition of his Services Jabbar Ghauri was bestowed with an award too.
Classic Kathak Dancer Nighat Chaudhary also performed in the Mela & spelled her magic.
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Sufi Music night was the last & memorable event of the Mela where renowned Singer Ali Imran Shaukat twinkled the eve with other performers like Aminah, Saad Ziaai & Bilal Khan.
Pakistani rupee witnessed upward trajectort against US dollar and other currencies amid positive economic cues.
On Wednesday, the US dollar moved down and was being quoted at 283.7 for buying and 286.75 for selling.
Euro remained stable at 309 for buying and 312 for selling. British Pound rate increased to 361 for buying, and 364 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED dropped to 77.6 whereas the Saudi Riyal rate stands at 76.
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||361||364|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.49||36.84|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||175.89||177.89|
KARACHI – Gold prices in the local market continue to decline in line with the international market.
On Wednesday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs219,400 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs188,100.
Each tola for 24 karat is Rs216,700, 22 Karat is Rs198,640, and 21 karat rate per tola is Rs189,613 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,525.00 for single tola.
In the global market, the precious metal moved down, and hovers around $2023 per ounce after drop of around $10.
|Lahore||PKR 219,400||PKR 2,625|
|Karachi||PKR 219,400||PKR 2,625|
|Islamabad||PKR 219,400||PKR 2,625|
|Peshawar||PKR 219,400||PKR 2,625|
|Quetta||PKR 219,400||PKR 2,625|
|Sialkot||PKR 219,400||PKR 2,625|
|Attock||PKR 219,400||PKR 2,625|
|Gujranwala||PKR 219,400||PKR 2,625|
|Jehlum||PKR 219,400||PKR 2,625|
|Multan||PKR 219,400||PKR 2,625|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 219,400||PKR 2,625|
|Gujrat||PKR 219,400||PKR 2,625|
|Nawabshah||PKR 219,400||PKR 2,625|
|Chakwal||PKR 219,400||PKR 2,625|
|Hyderabad||PKR 219,400||PKR 2,625|
|Nowshehra||PKR 219,400||PKR 2,625|
|Sargodha||PKR 219,400||PKR 2,625|
|Faisalabad||PKR 219,400||PKR 2,625|
|Mirpur||PKR 219,400||PKR 2,625|