Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the government is mulling to hold talks with the insurgent groups in Balochistan for the sake of peace in Balochistan.
Addressing elders and notables of Gwadar on Monday, the premier highlighted that anti-Pakistan had used such elements in the past to create anarchy, but now the situation has entirely changed.
Imran Khan said the development of Balochistan is the top priority of the government, adding that the PTI government has rolled out historical package for the area.
He explained that Rs10 billion of loan has been allocated for up-gradation of fishing boats and other tools to safeguard fishermen's rights. He said that illegal fishing has now been strictly banned, state broadcaster reported.
Imran Khan said that 4000 applications have so far been received from Gwadar for low-cost housing scheme and the government will construct 2,500 housing units on 200 acres of land. He said 4698 youth will be given scholarships under Ehsaas Program.
He said that 3-G and 4-G internet connectivity will be provided across the province as communication plays a vital role in the development process.
Earlier today, the premier addressed a ceremony in connection with the launching of various development projects in Gwadar.
He said several projects under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will bring development and prosperity to the province.
He said Pakistan is on its way to become a great regional pivot as it had been a role model for development in 60s.
He said practical work on development projects is underway in Gwadar to uplift the living standard of the local people.
The premier said that focus need to be put on enhancing exports, which is vital for Pakistan's economic sovereignty.
Referring to Pakistan's efforts for Afghan Peace Process, he said that Islamabad is playing its due role for a successful peace talks in Afghanistan by engaging regional countries and all stakeholders. He said peace in Afghanistan is vital for a stable and prosperous Pakistan and we are also trying to contact with Taliban for this purpose.
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 February 5, 2023 (Sunday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||335||338|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||34.19||34.54|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.25||175.25|
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 205,300 on Sunday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs176,010.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs167,318 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 195,157.
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 205,300||PKR 2,360|
|Karachi||PKR 205,300||PKR 2,360|
|Islamabad||PKR 205,300||PKR 2,360|
|Peshawar||PKR 205,300||PKR 2,360|
|Quetta||PKR 205,300||PKR 2,360|
|Sialkot||PKR 205,300||PKR 2,360|
|Attock||PKR 205,300||PKR 2,360|
|Gujranwala||PKR 205,300||PKR 2,360|
|Jehlum||PKR 205,300||PKR 2,360|
|Multan||PKR 205,300||PKR 2,360|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 205,300||PKR 2,360|
|Gujrat||PKR 205,300||PKR 2,360|
|Nawabshah||PKR 205,300||PKR 2,360|
|Chakwal||PKR 205,300||PKR 2,360|
|Hyderabad||PKR 205,300||PKR 2,360|
|Nowshehra||PKR 205,300||PKR 2,360|
|Sargodha||PKR 205,300||PKR 2,360|
|Faisalabad||PKR 205,300||PKR 2,360|
|Mirpur||PKR 205,300||PKR 2,360|