Pakistani celebrities pay homage to late General (r) Pervez Musharraf

Noor Fatima 07:54 PM | 5 Feb, 2023
Pakistani celebrities pay homage to late General (r) Pervez Musharraf
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Following the saddening news of the demise of Pakistan’s former president and army General (r) Pervez Musharraf in Dubai, millions of people around the world have come forth with condolences and prayers for the bereaved family.

With top military officers, government officials and civilians paying respect to the 79-year-old, Pakistani celebrities also came forward to pay tribute for his contributions to military and the country.

General (r) Musharraf had been residing in Dubai with his family. Suffering from a rare disease, Musharraf was bedridden and had been fighting for quite some time. 

For his contributions to the television and media industry, Musharraf has been hailed as a hero for he rendered great services granting licenses to many private media channels, opening channels and telecommunication companies, and also started state-level cultural shows on national events which broadened the horizons for many actors.

Lollywood celebrities including Faysal Quraishi, Mishi Khan, Bilal Qureshi, cricketer Hassan Ali, Hassan Ahmed, Saboor Aly, Yasir Hussain, Sana Fahad, Farhan Saeed, Mohsin Abbas Haider, Maryam Noor, Ghana Ali, Junaid Khan, Sohail Javed, Abdullah Kadwani, Asimyar Tiwana, Sami Khan, Mashal Khan, Munib Nawaz, Shehroz Sabzwari, Naveed Raza, Rabia Butt, and many others took to social media to pay tribute to late Musharraf.

Musharaf was the tenth president of Pakistan after a bloodless military takeover in 1999.

Noor Fatima

The writer is a staff member.


Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal rates on March 23, 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 March 23, 2023 (Thursday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 283.1 286.15
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 343.5 347
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.2 78
Saudi Riyal SAR 75.4 76.2
Australian Dollar AUD 187 189.4
Bahrain Dinar BHD 749.55 757.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 205 207.2
China Yuan CNY 40.91 41.31
Danish Krone DKK 40.77 41.17
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.92 36.27
Indian Rupee INR 3.41 3.52
Japanese Yen JPY 2.06 2.11
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 919.22 928.22
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.85 63.45
New Zealand Dollar NZD 176.66 178.66
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.33 26.63
Omani Riyal OMR 731.97 739.97
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 77.43 78.13
Singapore Dollar SGD 208 210
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 305.12 307.62
Thai Bhat THB 8.19 8.34

Today's gold rates in Pakistan – 23 March 2023

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 203,800 on Thursday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs174,730.   

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.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Karachi PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Islamabad PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Peshawar PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Quetta PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Sialkot PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Attock PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Gujranwala PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Jehlum PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Multan PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Bahawalpur PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Gujrat PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Nawabshah PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Chakwal PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Hyderabad PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Nowshehra PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Sargodha PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Faisalabad PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Mirpur PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350


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