DUBAI - There has bee an 89 percent increase in passenger traffic in 2022 compared to the previous year for Dubai, in an indirect confirmation of tourism recovery for the Emirate.
Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship stated in a report on Thursday that Dubai received 23,672,468 (approx 2.3m) passengers in 2022 through different ports. Out of these staggering numbers, over 107,000 arrived on New Year’s Eve.
For New Year's Eve 95,445 tourists arrived through Dubai Airports, 6,527 via Hatta Border Crossing and 5,010 through marine ports.
As far as the total traffic for 2022 is concerned, 21,817,022 arrived through airports, 1,612,746 crossed Hatta Border Crossing, and 242,700 passengers used seaports. Previously in 2021, the emirate received 12,025,468 passengers through airports, 399,083 through Hatta Border Crossing, and 83,700 through marine ports.
Dubai Airports have established themselves as one of the busiest airports in the world, ranking amongst the best by top travel experts.
Dubai Airports were also ranked first regionally and internationally in the Airports Council International (ACI) report 2022 and retained their leading position in the global competition indices.
The facility is widely hailed for its recognition in tolerance towards foreigners. The UAE passport is also amongst the strongest in the world according to the Global Passport Power Rank.
The Dubai airport offers superior travel experience to all the passengers and has been inking MoUs with leading service providers including Uber to facilitate the tourists.
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 January 27, 2023 (Friday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 07:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||311||314|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||29.52||29.87|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||148.33||149.53|
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs197,900 on Friday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs168,000.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs150,300 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 173,200.
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.
|Lahore||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Karachi||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Islamabad||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Peshawar||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Quetta||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Sialkot||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Attock||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Gujranwala||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Jehlum||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Multan||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Gujrat||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Nawabshah||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Chakwal||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Hyderabad||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Nowshehra||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Sargodha||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Faisalabad||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Mirpur||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|