ISLAMABAD – Pakistani climber Naila Kiani has added another feather to her cap on Monday as she has become the country’s first woman to scale ten peaks above 8,000.
She achieved the milestone when she successfully summitted 8,188m Cho Oyu peak, the world's sixth highest peak located in Tibet region. She reached the top of Cho Oyu at 12:30pm Nepal Time with the team of Imagine Nepal. Pakistani mountaineer Sirbaz Khan was also part of the summit push.
Kiani shared the achievement on social media platform X, saying: “Alhamdolillah! With the prayers of loved ones and our nation, Naila has become First Pakistani along with sirbaz to summit Cho oyu”.
BREAKING:— Naila Kiani (@NailaKiani) October 2, 2023
With the prayers of loved ones and our nation, Naila has become First Pakistani along with sirbaz to summit Cho oyu.
First pakistani woman to summit 10 8000er, only Pakistani to summit 7 8000er in six months.#NailaKiani pic.twitter.com/lzLvLn14vl
“First Pakistani woman to summit 10 8000er, only Pakistani to summit 7 8000er in six months,” she added.
Meanwhile, Sirbaz Khan has become the first Pakistani climber to scale thirteen of 14 highest peaks in the world.
Pakistani rupee continue to witness further losses against US dollar in the open market on despite positive economic indicators and massive surge in Stock Market.
On Tuesday, the dollar was being quoted at 285.1 for selling and 288.15 for buying purposes for customers.
Euro price moves down by Rs2 to 312 for buying and 315 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling after increase.
UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal also witnessed fall and new price stands at 76.25.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||362|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.24||36.59|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
KARACHI – Gold continues to move upward in local market amid surge in international rates.
On Tuesday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs217,600, and the price for 10-gram gold saw increase of Rs943 to reach Rs186,557.
Globally, yellow metal went up by $12 to settle at $2,015 per ounce.
Last week, per tola gold price increased by Rs800 per tola, and it hovers around two month high.
|Lahore||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Karachi||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Quetta||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Attock||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Multan||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|