ISLAMABAD – The federal government has named Khurram Rathore as Pakistan’s new ambassador to Saudi Arabia and he is expected to formally take charge of the office in December.
The development was disclosed by Special Assistant to PM on Religious Harmony Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi.
Rahtore, a career diplomat, has also served as Pakistan’s high commissioner in Canada in September. He was part of Prime Minister Imran Khan-led delegation that visited the Kingdom last month.
The new ambassador will replace outgoing Lt. Gen (retd) Bilal Akbar, who was appointed in January after Pakistani government removed its previous envoy Raja Ali Ejaz after receiving complaints from expats in Saudi Arabia.
Ashrafi said that Khurram Rathore is expected to assumed his charge in Riyadh in the first weed of the next month.
He added that Gen. Akbar would be assigned duties in another country.
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 September 22, 2023 (Friday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||372.5||376|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||37.39||38.28|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||175.71||177.71|
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 216,400 on Friday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs185,530.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs170,068 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs198,365.
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 216,400||PKR 2,616|
|Karachi||PKR 216,400||PKR 2,616|
|Islamabad||PKR 216,400||PKR 2,616|
|Peshawar||PKR 216,400||PKR 2,616|
|Quetta||PKR 216,400||PKR 2,616|
|Sialkot||PKR 216,400||PKR 2,616|
|Attock||PKR 216,400||PKR 2,616|
|Gujranwala||PKR 216,400||PKR 2,616|
|Jehlum||PKR 216,400||PKR 2,616|
|Multan||PKR 216,400||PKR 2,616|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 216,400||PKR 2,616|
|Gujrat||PKR 216,400||PKR 2,616|
|Nawabshah||PKR 216,400||PKR 2,616|
|Chakwal||PKR 216,400||PKR 2,616|
|Hyderabad||PKR 216,400||PKR 2,616|
|Nowshehra||PKR 216,400||PKR 2,616|
|Sargodha||PKR 216,400||PKR 2,616|
|Faisalabad||PKR 216,400||PKR 2,616|
|Mirpur||PKR 216,400||PKR 2,616|