Pakistan celebs have a special message on World Environment Day

08:55 PM | 5 Jun, 2023
Pakistan celebs have a special message on World Environment Day
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World Environment Day is celebrated annually on June 5th and serves as a global platform for promoting environmental awareness and taking positive action towards protecting our planet. Established by the United Nations in 1974, this day encourages individuals, communities, and organizations to reflect on environmental issues and initiate activities that foster sustainable practices.

Lollywood diva, Ushna Shah utilised her platform on Instagram to address the pressing issue of plastic pollution and discuss the importance of finding sustainable solutions. She shared her concerns about the alarming rate at which plastic is consumed by humans and the devastating impact it has on our environment.

As the world continues to grapple with the challenges posed by plastic pollution, it is crucial for individuals, communities, and governments to come together and implement effective strategies for reducing plastic waste. 

Shah, known for her influential voice and activism, emphasized the need for collective action to combat plastic pollution. She stressed the importance of reducing single-use plastics and finding alternatives that are more environmentally friendly. 

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Joining the cause were Pakistani Goodwill Ambassadors Khalid Malik and Sophiya Anjum, who also shed light on the shocking reality of plastic consumption. They emphasized the urgency of addressing this global issue and highlighted the detrimental effects of plastic pollution on ecosystems, wildlife, and human health.

Khalid Malik, renowned for his philanthropic efforts, urged individuals to educate themselves about the impact of plastic on the environment and actively participate in initiatives aimed at reducing plastic waste. He emphasized the power of collective action and the role each person can play in making a positive difference.

Sophiya Anjum, a passionate advocate for environmental sustainability, shared practical tips on how individuals can reduce their plastic footprint. From using reusable bags and water bottles to supporting local businesses that offer eco-friendly alternatives, she encouraged everyone to make conscious choices that prioritize the well-being of the planet.

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WWF Pakistan has been at the forefront of raising awareness and promoting environmental conservation on World Environment Day. This year, they organized a workshop in conjunction with the global theme of the day, focusing on plastic pollution and its impact on our planet.

The workshop aimed to educate participants about the detrimental effects of plastic waste and to inspire them to take action towards reducing plastic consumption in their daily lives. In addition to the workshop, they also organized multiple clean-up drives in different cities across the country to provide a powerful reminder of the importance of responsible waste management.

Maheen Khawaja
Maheen Khawaja

The writer is a staff member.


Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal rates on October 4, 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 October 4, 2023 (Wednesday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 283.5 286.45
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 78.7 79.5
Saudi Riyal SAR 75.45 76.2
Australian Dollar AUD 180.2 182
Bahrain Dinar BHD 766 774
Canadian Dollar CAD 210 212
China Yuan CNY 39.62 40.02
Danish Krone DKK 40.55 40.95
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.74 37.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.46 3.57
Japanese Yen JPY 1.63 1.71
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 931.36 940.36
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 61.27 61.87
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.55 173.55
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.92 27.22
Omani Riyal OMR 748.35 756.35
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 79.03 79.73
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 26.34 26.64
Swiss Franc CHF 313.85 316.35
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94

Gold Rate in Pakistan Today – October 4, 2023

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 201,100 on Wednesday.

The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs 172,410.

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.

Today Gold Price in Pakistan - 4 October 2023

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 201,100 PKR 2,300
Karachi PKR 201,100 PKR 2,300
Islamabad PKR 201,100 PKR 2,300
Peshawar PKR 201,100 PKR 2,300
Quetta PKR 201,100 PKR 2,300
Sialkot PKR 201,100 PKR 2,300
Attock PKR 201,100 PKR 2,300
Gujranwala PKR 201,100 PKR 2,300
Jehlum PKR 201,100 PKR 2,300
Multan PKR 201,100 PKR 2,300
Bahawalpur PKR 201,100 PKR 2,300
Gujrat PKR 201,100 PKR 2,300
Nawabshah PKR 201,100 PKR 2,300
Chakwal PKR 201,100 PKR 2,300
Hyderabad PKR 201,100 PKR 2,300
Nowshehra PKR 201,100 PKR 2,300
Sargodha PKR 201,100 PKR 2,300
Faisalabad PKR 201,100 PKR 2,300
Mirpur PKR 201,100 PKR 2,300


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