Meet Shafina Shah – the Miss Pakistan World 2023

09:55 PM | 2 Jun, 2023
Meet Shafina Shah – the Miss Pakistan World 2023

With the remarkable progress witnessed by Pakistani television, film, and modelling industry, the beauty pageantry field isn't going to stay behind. Most recently, Pakistani beauties bewitched the audience during the Miss Pakistan World pageant competition, and made history.

Starlet Misbah Arshad was crowned Miss Pakistan 2023 while Shafina Shah secured the Ms Pakistan World title. Shah was crowned by Anniqa Jamal, the previous Iqbal Miss Pakistan World in 2022.

Also, Beenish George won the title of Miss Pakistan Universe at the ceremony, and Joyland star Alina Khan became the first Miss Trans Pakistan, in a vibrant Miss Crown ceremony held in Lahore.

Models and trans women strutted in their extravagant gowns during the event, revamping the fashion world.

Shah revealed, "I am truly grateful and honoured to officially be your Ms. Pakistan World 2023."

In an Instagram post, Arshad expressed her gratitude and stated that she will "try" her "level best to live up to this responsibility."

The Joyland famed actor expressed their joy and gratitude of winning such a feat and paving the way for the transgender community to be represented equally.

Khan took to Instagram to share her crowning moment in a sash and tiara. Khan was crowned by former Miss Pakistan, Areej Chaudhary.

Miss Trans Pakistan, organised by Sonia Ahmed, is the country's first pageant dedicated to women and the transgender community. The esteemed event was first held in 2021 where Shryaa Roy was crowned the winner.

The first Miss Pakistan World to be crowned was Zehra Sheerazi on 1 February 2003. The first Miss Pakistan World to be crowned on the soil of Pakistan is the reigning titleholder of 2020, Areej Chaudhary.

On 23 May 2021, Miss Pakistan World announced that it would allow trans women to compete in a separate pageant called Miss Trans Pakistan. Shyraa Roy became the first trans woman to win the Miss Trans Pakistan 2021 title. The event is hosted in Toronto for women of Pakistani descent.

Noor Fatima

The writer is a staff member.


Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal rates on Sept 30, 2023

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 September 30, 2023 (Saturday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 286.05 289.15
Euro EUR 307 310
UK Pound Sterling GBP 353.3 357
U.A.E Dirham AED 80 80.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 76 76.75
Australian Dollar AUD 189 191
Bahrain Dinar BHD 778.84 786.84
Canadian Dollar CAD 220 222.2
China Yuan CNY 40.24 40.64
Danish Krone DKK 41.83 42.23
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 37.93 38.28
Indian Rupee INR 3.57 3.68
Japanese Yen JPY 1.63 1.71
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 945.27 954.27
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.62 63.22
New Zealand Dollar NZD 174.58 176.58
Norwegians Krone NOK 27.87 28.17
Omani Riyal OMR 762.31 770.31
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 80.69 81.39
Singapore Dollar SGD 208 210
Swedish Korona SEK 26.62 26.92
Swiss Franc CHF 323.01 325.51
Thai Bhat THB 8.12 8.27

Gold Rate in Pakistan Today – September 30, 2023

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 205,600 on Saturday.

The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs 176,270. Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs168,730 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs196,807.

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.

Today Gold Price in Pakistan - 30 September 2023

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Karachi PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Islamabad PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Peshawar PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Quetta PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Sialkot PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Attock PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Gujranwala PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Jehlum PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Multan PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Bahawalpur PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Gujrat PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Nawabshah PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Chakwal PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Hyderabad PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Nowshehra PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Sargodha PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Faisalabad PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Mirpur PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450


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