Youth-led projects showcased in Student Leaders Conference

Web Desk 08:41 PM | 6 Dec, 2019
Youth-led projects showcased in Student Leaders Conference

LAHORE – Over 2100 students of 12 universities of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including universities from Bannu, Karak, Lakki Marwat, Swat, Malakand, DI Khan, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Lahore, directly benefited from 60 youth-led social action projects, organized by 67 youth leaders and office-bearers of student societies working in these universities.

It was part of an initiative, entitled, “youth leadership on campuses” executed by a leading youth development organization Bargad.  This was briefed during a 2-day student leaders conference that Bargad organized in collaboration with Youth Affairs Department in auditorium of University of Home Economics Lahore (UHEL).

The conference was divided into two parts: the first day was dedicated to commemorate the International Volunteers Day while selected leaders showcased their social action projects on the second day.  More than 800 students participated in proceedings of the conference including youth leaders from KP and Punjab; Dr Kanwal Amin the VC of UHEL; Mr. Adnan Arshad Aulaukh, DG Youth and Sports Affairs, Government of Punjab; Senator Waleed Iqbal; Officials of the KP youth affairs department Zubair Khattak and Haris Jan and Dr Waseem from University of Lakki Marwat; educationist Taimur Bandey; Alina Khan (USIP); and young panelists Rizwan Anwar, Laraib Abid, Tehreem Hasham, Ali Adeeb among others.

Dr Kanwal Amin, the VC of UHEL, opened the conference. Mr. Adnan Arshad Aulaukh, DG Youth and Sports Affairs, Government of Punjab at this occasion announced that the government of Punjab is soon bringing the Punjab Sports Policy.

A panel discussion on volunteerism was organized on the first day, while on the second day the youth leaders mainly from KP presented their best social actions during the panel discussions.

Natasha Faisal (Kinnaird College) moderated the panel discussions, while Noor Imran, Usman Yunus and Minahil Aslam facilitated the conference.

Awards for best volunteers were given to Umer Doabiya (GCU) Tehreem Hasham(LCWU), Hussain Hashmi (UOE). Zarwan Ghamdi and Lyba Salman from TNS Beaconhouse also spoke on volunteerism and youth leadership.

Bilal Khattak and music society members of the University of Education took part in musical programmes during the two days conference.

Senator Waleed Iqbal distributed certificates to the conference volunteers. In his special address he spoke about five key characteristics of leadership in the light of teachings of Allama Iqbal.   

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Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal rates on March 31, 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 31, 2023 (Friday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 283.8 286.6
Euro EUR 306 309
UK Pound Sterling GBP 347.5 351
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.2 79.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 75.6 76.4
Australian Dollar AUD 187.5 189.9
Bahrain Dinar BHD 753.99 761.99
Canadian Dollar CAD 206.5 208.7
China Yuan CNY 41.25 41.65
Danish Krone DKK 41.26 41.51
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.11 36.46
Indian Rupee INR 3.45 3.56
Japanese Yen JPY 2.15 2.22
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 925.67 934.67
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.85 63.45
New Zealand Dollar NZD 175.57 177.58
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.33 26.63
Omani Riyal OMR 736.34 744.35
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 77.92 78.62
Singapore Dollar SGD 209.5 211.5
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 308.25 310.75
Thai Bhat THB 8.28 8.43

Today's gold rates in Pakistan – 31 March 2023

KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 208,200 on Friday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs178,500.   

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 190,849.

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 208,200 PKR 2,470
Karachi PKR 208,200 PKR 2,470
Islamabad PKR 208,200 PKR 2,470
Peshawar PKR 208,200 PKR 2,470
Quetta PKR 208,200 PKR 2,470
Sialkot PKR 208,200 PKR 2,470
Attock PKR 208,200 PKR 2,470
Gujranwala PKR 208,200 PKR 2,470
Jehlum PKR 208,200 PKR 2,470
Multan PKR 208,200 PKR 2,470
Bahawalpur PKR 208,200 PKR 2,470
Gujrat PKR 208,200 PKR 2,470
Nawabshah PKR 208,200 PKR 2,470
Chakwal PKR 208,200 PKR 2,470
Hyderabad PKR 208,200 PKR 2,470
Nowshehra PKR 208,200 PKR 2,470
Sargodha PKR 208,200 PKR 2,470
Faisalabad PKR 208,200 PKR 2,470


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