ANKARA – Pakistani mangoes are known for being king of fruits due to their qualities such as the exotic aroma and honey-sweetness, and this time the edible stone fruit made headlines as it was presented by the Pakistani head of state to Turkish President.
As high-level delegations from several countries arrived in Ankara for Erdogan’s swearing-in ceremony Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif also visited the friendly nation.
PM Shehbaz rubbed shoulders with the Turkish President during a dinner as the premier told Erdogan and his wife that he had brought Pakistani mangoes for them. Sharif, while holding Erdogan’s hands in respect, said ‘Half of them are for my brother and half for my sister.’
On PM’s sweat gesture, Erdogan and his wife thanked Sharif. ‘I know Pakistani mangoes are very tasty and sweet,’ Turkish premier said.
وزیراعظم شہباز شریف اور ترکیہ کے صدر رجب طیب ایردوان اور ان کی اہلیہ کے درمیان خوشگوار انداز میں گفتگو ہوئی اور پاکستانی آموں کی بھی تعریف ہوئی— PMLN (@pmln_org) June 4, 2023
صدر ایردوان کی حلف برداری کی تقریب سے روانگی کے موقع پر گفتگو کے دوران وزیراعظم شہباز شریف اور صدر اور بیگم ایردوان میں دلچسپ گفتگو… pic.twitter.com/ixnRcQNec0
During the interaction, PM Shehbaz conveyed felicitations on behalf of the government and the people of Pakistan to Erdogan on his re-election.
Islamabad and Ankara hold diplomatic, cultural, and economic ties, the friendly relations dates back to the era of Muslim rule in the Indian subcontinent and the Ottoman Empire.
The two sides developed robust defense ties over the years, and are working to enhance their economic cooperation.
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)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||353.3||357|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||37.93||38.28|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||174.58||176.58|
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.
|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|