COLABS opens new branch in Lahore's DHA Fairways Commercial

12:56 AM | 2 Feb, 2024
COLABS opens new branch in Lahore's DHA Fairways Commercial

LAHORE - COLABS hosted a launch event to celebrate the opening of its newest location in DHA Fairways Commercial. The show brought together entrepreneurship, art, and music, and was a stunning showcase of creativity and industry insights. 

The program attracted a diverse audience of entrepreneurs, artists, and emerging musicians. The event commenced with an insightful panel discussion on the future of fashion e-commerce, featuring esteemed guests including Umar Qamar, Co-Founder of elo, Arif Iqbal, CEO and Co-Founder of Laam, and Zara Shahjahan's Creative Director. 

These seasoned professionals shared their perspectives on the latest trends, the impact of technology on the industry, and the future of e-commerce in Pakistani fashion. The engaging conversation provided valuable insights for aspiring entrepreneurs and established professionals alike.

The launch event also showcased an art exhibition, displaying the works of emerging artists from BNU and NCA. The diverse curation of artworks, from digital installations and paintings to felt sculptures, captivated the audience, creating a rich dialogue on the evolving nature of art in the digital age.

The evening peaked with an energetic music gig, showcasing performances from up-and-coming solo artists such as Mishal Shafi, Asteria and Salor, local bands like Blue, and, last but not least, the lead rapper from Towers - Ashir. The vibrant atmosphere created the perfect setting for celebration and networking. Guests enjoyed an eclectic mix of genres, which reflected the innovative and inclusive spirit of COLABS.

The launch event marked the opening of COLABS' new space and demonstrated its commitment to fostering a community of creative and entrepreneurial talent. "We are excited to create a platform where professionals from various industries can connect, collaborate, and create," said Omar Shah, CEO of COLABS. "This event is just the beginning of what we envision as a thriving ecosystem for innovation and creativity."

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PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 21, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300 for buying and 303 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300 303
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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