Issues of young engineers at top priority, affirms National Engineers Pakistan

03:58 PM | 2 Jun, 2018
Issues of young engineers at top priority, affirms National Engineers Pakistan
ISLAMABAD - Keeping in view the prevailing issues of young engineers, National Engineers Pakistan (NEP) - a group of engineers working in the various field of life - and its allies have launched its manifesto for upcoming Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) elections which are scheduled to be held on August 5, this year.

Addressing an Iftar Dinner, NEP Patron in Chief Engr Syed Abdul Qadir Shah, who is also a potential candidate for PEC chairman’s top slot, claimed that after coming into power, he would address the young engineers’ grievances on priority.

Unveiling the main features of its group’s manifesto, he said he would create maximum job opportunities, especially for young engineers through all possible means.

He said he would organize job fairs for young engineers across the country without any discrimination.
He would not allow any foreign company to be registered in PEC without the joint venture with a local firm and implement all mandatory PEC licensing conditions across the board including business groups, builders and industries in letter and spirit, he added.

Engr Abdul Qadir said he would ensure to enforce 30 percent reserved quota for engineers in China Pakistan Economic Corridor projects at management cadre at all cost.

Terming young engineers’ architect of the future, he said he would create reserved seats in PEC governing body especially for female and male young engineers so that they could raise their voice at the most relevant platform in the larger interest of engineers’ community.

Engineers in private sector are not being paid well and assured to bind construction companies to pay approximately Rs40, 000 per month salary to an engineer and no compromise will be made.

He said he would launch a scheme for those engineers who want to kick-start their own business, in order to provide all sort of technical and financial assistance to them.

Engr Abdul Qadir was of the opinion that he would launch housing schemes including clubs and academies for engineers’ community in big cities of the country as they have lack of all such things in their lives.

On the occasion, other engineers’ leaders also spoke and expressed their full support to NEP patron in chief in the upcoming PEC elections.

The event was attended by a huge number of engineers from all walks of life who expressed their complete satisfaction over the NEP leadership and its manifesto.


Rupee remains stable against US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham and Riyal; check forex rates

Pakistani rupee remained stable against US dollar in the open bank market on Friday.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Friday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.3 for buying and 288.15 for selling.

Euro moves down to 311 for buying and 314 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 361.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal rate stands at 76.20.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan – 1 December 2023

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 285.3 288.15
Euro EUR 311 314
UK Pound Sterling GBP 358.5 361.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 78 78.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 76.2 77
Australian Dollar AUD 187.2 189
Bahrain Dinar BHD 759.67 767.67
Canadian Dollar CAD 209 211
China Yuan CNY 39.59 39.98
Danish Krone DKK 41.38 41.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.63 36.98
Indian Rupee INR 3.39 3.5
Japanese Yen JPY 1.49 1.56
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 926.7 935.7
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.38 60.98
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.44 175.44
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.25 26.55
Omani Riyal OMR 741.26 749.26
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 77.63 78.33
Singapore Dollar SGD 211 213
Swedish Korona SEK 26.93 27.23
Swiss Franc CHF 325.9 328.4
Thai Bhat THB 8.23 8.38

Gold rates drop in Pakistan; Check today’s gold rates 1 December 2023

KARACHI – The gold price continues to climb up in the local market in line of upward trend in international market.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 1 December 2023

On Thursday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs217,400, and the price for 10-gram gold reached Rs186,390.

Meanwhile, the 22 Karat Gold price stands at Rs199,282, 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs190,225 and 18k gold rate hovers around Rs163,050.

In international market, the price of precious metal hovers around $2,045 per ounce.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Karachi PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Islamabad PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Peshawar PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Quetta PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Sialkot PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Attock PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Gujranwala PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Jehlum PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Multan PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Bahawalpur PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Gujrat PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Nawabshah PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Chakwal PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Hyderabad PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Nowshehra PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Sargodha PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Faisalabad PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Mirpur PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696


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