Two days Mir Punjabi Mela 2022 has organized in memory of renowned Punjabi poet Professor Ali Arshad Mir under the auspices of PILAC.
The first day of Mela was attended by a large number of fans as well as lovers of knowledge, literature, and mother tongue Punjabi.
On the first day of the two-day fair, various seminars were held to highlight the importance of the Punjabi language and literature and its historical context, and the present education system. On behalf of the Lal Band, Prof. Taimur Rehman also performed in the festival.
Play was presented by Tarinjan Theater while Nadeem Abbas enthralled the audience by performing Sufi dance. An evening was also celebrated in memory of the famous literary and political personality of Sahiwal Qasur Mubarak Butt.
Guests and fans from all corners of the city of Lahore and Punjab participated in the fair. 1st January 2023 will be the second day of the fair, which will also have various seminars and a Punjabi mushaira tomorrow, in which renowned poets from across the country will participate. Qawwali and Sufi dances will also be performed.
Ali Imran Shaukat, Saad Ziai & Lal Band will feature the music night. Renowned classical Kathak dancer Nighat Chaudhary's performance will be the highlight of the 2nd Day.
Pakistani rupee's value remained stable against US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal and other currencies in the open market.
On Monday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.15 for buying and 287.95 for selling.
Euro rate stands at 309.9 for buying and 310.5 for selling. British Pound GBP rate stands at 359.4 for buying, and 360.05 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED currently hovers around 77.45 while rate of Saudi Riyal stands at 75.82.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||359.4||360.05|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.38||36.48|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
The gold remained under pressure as the precious metal moved down despite an upward trend in the international market.
On the first day of the week, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,000 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,043
A single tola of 22-karat gold costs Rs170,539, while 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs. 192,325 and the price of 18k gold is Rs164,850.
In the global market, gold prices hover at around $2086, gaining $14.44 on Monday.
|Lahore||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Karachi||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Quetta||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Attock||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Multan||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|