PESHAWAR – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir visited Tirah Valley, Khyber District today, according to the military's media wing.
The top military commander spent a day with forward troops deployed along Pakistan-Afghanistan Border, the Inter Services Public Relations said in a statement.
He was brief by field commander about operational preparedness and border control measures in place as part of Western Borders Management Regime .
#ChiefofArmyStaff #GeneralAsimMunir on Tuesday visited #TirahValley, #KhyberDistrict, where he spent a day with forward troops deployed along #Pakistan- #Afghanistan border.#ISPR pic.twitter.com/4hWQ9oze7N— Daily Pakistan Global (@dailypakistangl) December 6, 2022
Later, COAS Asim visited Corps Headquarters Peshawar and laid floral wreath to pay homage to the martyrs of Pakistan Army.
Gen Asim's visit to the border area comes after nine people, including five militants, two security personnel, and two civilians have been killed in three separate attacks in northwestern Pakistan.
In a statement yesterday, the military said that one soldier and five militants were killed in a clash in North Waziristan tribal district.
Separately, gunmen killed a paramilitary Frontier Corps soldier and his father in North Waziristan's Bannu district after entering their house.
In a third incident, attackers killed a tribal elder in North Waziristan's Haidarkhel area.
Pakistani rupee's value remained stable against US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal and other currencies in the open market.
On Monday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.15 for buying and 287.95 for selling.
Euro rate stands at 309.9 for buying and 310.5 for selling. British Pound GBP rate stands at 359.4 for buying, and 360.05 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED currently hovers around 77.45 while rate of Saudi Riyal stands at 75.82.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||359.4||360.05|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.38||36.48|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
The gold remained under pressure as the precious metal moved down despite an upward trend in the international market.
On the first day of the week, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,000 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,043
A single tola of 22-karat gold costs Rs170,539, while 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs. 192,325 and the price of 18k gold is Rs164,850.
In the global market, gold prices hover at around $2086, gaining $14.44 on Monday.
|Lahore||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Karachi||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Quetta||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Attock||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Multan||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|