Zunaira Irfan climate change painting wins first prize in competition

02:14 PM | 5 Nov, 2015
Zunaira Irfan climate change painting wins first prize in competition
ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) - Zunaira Irfan from Islamabad won the first prize of Rs.50,000 in a painting competition organized by ministry of Climate Change on the theme "Climate Change: Pakistan's Resilience".

The second prize of Rs. 35,000 was awarded to Unza Mutahir of Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Jamshoro, Sindh. While the Third prize of Rs.20,000 was awarded to Nadia from National College of Arts, Islamabad.

The purpose of the competition was to sensitize the public and create awareness on climatic change issues.

This event was organized for strong representation of Pakistan as side event and show casing of Pakistan at COP-21 going to be held by end of this year in France.

The students from all over the country including Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Sindh and Azad Jammu and Kashmir participated in the competition.

The panel of Judges included Mansur Rahi (Artist), Hajra Mansur (Artist), Mussarat Nahid Imam, Director Visual Art of PNCA and Nasir Chattha, section Officer, Ministry of Climate Change.

A collection of paintings prepared by the students of various universities highlighting the Climate change issues was put on display here Wednesday at Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA).

The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.


Today Open Market Currency Rates - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 23 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 23, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.7 for buying and 280.85 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 294.3 and selling rate is 297.9 while British Pound rate is 352 for buying, and 355.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75 and Saudi Riyal at 72.85.

Currency Rates in Pakistan

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.7 280.85
Euro EUR 294.3 297.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 75 75.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.85 73.6
Australian Dollar AUD 182.2 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.98 748.98
Canadian Dollar CAD 202 204
China Yuan CNY 38.4 38.8
Danish Krone DKK 40.15 40.55
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.7 917.7
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.98 172.98
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.38 26.68
Omani Riyal OMR 723.75 731.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.53 77.23
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.68 26.98
Swiss Franc CHF 315.21 317.71
Thai Bhat THB 7.59 7.74


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