NSC took major decisions to steer Pakistan out of economic, security challenges: PM
ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s top leaders hold a second round of the National Security Committee (NSC) meeting and took major decisions to ensure national security and for the revival of the economy.
In a tweet, Prime Minister said the NSC forum took some major decisions yesterday after hours-long deliberations. First, State will adopt a zero-tolerance policy for terrorists challenging its writ and second, the economic roadmap will revive the economy and provide relief to the masses.
The top civil-military leaders took decisions on foreign policy and national security as top brass reaffirmed its determination to take on any and all entities that resort to violence.
Pakistan announced to tackle violence with full force as officials maintained that security is uncompromisable and the full writ of the state will be maintained on every inch of Pakistan’s territory.
NSC also maintained that no country would be allowed to provide sanctuaries and facilitation to terrorists and Islamabad reserved all rights in that respect to safeguarding its people.
The meeting spearheaded by Prime Minister himself discussed the economic situation and challenges being faced by the common people, particularly the salaried class.
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar briefed the forum about the economic stability roadmap of the government including the status of discussions with international financial institutions, exploring other financial avenues based on mutual interests as well as relief measures for common people.
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 March 22, 2023 (Wednesday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||344.5||348|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||35.9||36.25|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||176.66||178.66|
KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 202,400 on Wednesday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs173,500.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs163,624 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 190,880.
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.
|Lahore||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Karachi||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Islamabad||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Peshawar||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Quetta||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Sialkot||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Attock||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Gujranwala||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Jehlum||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Multan||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Gujrat||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Nawabshah||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Chakwal||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Hyderabad||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Nowshehra||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Sargodha||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Faisalabad||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Mirpur||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
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