LAHORE – The Punjab University administration has announced to provide 20 percent concession in total fee of the students including all dues and charges taking online classes due to pandemic.
In this regard, PU Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmed chaired a meeting of deans at his office, said a notification issued by the public university.
The meeting decided that hostels would be vacated from May 05 however; international students will stay in the hostels by observing SOPs as prescribed by National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) to slow the spread of novel coronavirus.
University of the Punjab has decided to provide a 20% concession to the students taking online classes due to COVID-19. The concession applies to the overall fee (all dues and charges included)https://t.co/YA0MF5LAsZ#PUagainstCovid19— University of the Punjab (@PU_OfficialPK) May 5, 2021
At least 119 people lost their lives due to the third wave of the novel coronavirus infection while 4,113 fresh cases have reported in the last 24 hours, National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said Wednesday.
According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) data, the death toll from the novel virus has soared to 18,429. At least 4,113 new infections emerged when 44,838 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate of new infections has been recorded at 9.17 percent.
The national tally of confirmed cases has soared to 841,636 while 733,062 patients have recuperated from the disease so far.
On Tuesday, Federal Minister for Planning, Development and NCOC Chief Asad Umar said that over 150,000 people were vaccinated in a day for the first time in Pakistan.
The PTI leader shared a tweet that as many as 164,000 people were administered the Covid-19 vaccine. Yesterday was the first day when people aged 40 years and above started getting inoculated across Pakistan, he added.
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 7, 2022 (Tuesday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||331.71||332.41|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||35.08||35.43|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||174.19||176.19|
KARACHI – The gold price in Pakistan dropped by Rs4,300 per tola to reach Rs200,000 on Tuesday as it lost ground on second consecutive day after witnessing mostly bullish trend last week.
As per the All-Pakistan Sarafa Gems and Jewellers Association (APSGJA), the price of 10 grams of 24 carats gold decreased by Rs3,686 to settle at Rs171,468.
On Monday, the gold price witnessed a drop of Rs200 per tola to close at Rs204,300.
In the international market, the commodity dropped by $1 to reach $1,869 per ounce.
Meanwhile, silver prices in the domestic market slumped by Rs20 per tola and Rs17.14 per 10 grams to reach at Rs2,230 and Rs1,911, respectively.