Commander Pakistan Fleet Vice Admiral Amjad Niazi told media men that this exercise will be comprised of two phases, in which contingents (DASTAS) of forty six countries will take part.
The drill is aimed at fostering maritime cooperation, promoting safe and security maritime environment for regional and global stability and for preserving oceans which is the common heritage of mankind.#Aman2019— Aman 2019 (@aman_2019) February 7, 2019
The exercise was first held in 2007. Twenty-eight countries participated in the first exercise along with their ships, aircraft and observers.
The drills, aimed at conveying a message of peace to the world, are organised bi-annually.
Niazi said that an international maritime conference will also be arranged on the occasion.
Commander Mirza Arslan Baig and Lt. Commandar Javeria Naseem, while taking part in a programme of News and Current Affairs channel in Islamabad yesterday, said 46 countries have so far confirmed their intention to participate in the multi-nation drill. These countries will send their ships, aircraft, special forces and marine troops. In addition, senior naval officers and other delegates will participate as observers.
Commander Mirza Arslan Baig said objectives of the exercise include projecting a positive image of Pakistan as a country contributing towards regional peace and stability, consolidating Pakistan Navy's position in the regional maritime arena, enhancing interoperability with regional and extra regional navies and displaying of united resolve against maritime terrorism and piracy.
He said various kinds of maritime threats including terrorism, drugs smuggling, human trafficking, and disasters require collaboration of many countries. He said this exercise will enhance cooperation between the friendly navies. The naval commander said Arabian Sea is a busy traffic route for ships and the port of Gwadar has assumed a special importance due to its strategic location.
Speaking on the occasion, Lt. Commander Javeria said drills in peace time prepare the forces well for any real conflict situation. She said wants peace on its land as well as sea frontiers.
The Japanese aircrew participated in various events including search and rescue (SAR) and counter-piracy (CP) exercises along with navy aircrew. The Japanese contingent also visited maritime and Pakistan Air Force (PAF) museums to learn about the historic achievements of the two forces.
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 February 4, 2023 (Saturday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||337.01||337.71|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||34.19||34.54|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.25||175.25|
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 205,200 on Saturday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs175,930.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs167,318 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 195,157.
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 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Karachi||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Islamabad||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Peshawar||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Quetta||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Sialkot||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Attock||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Gujranwala||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Jehlum||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Multan||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Gujrat||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Nawabshah||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Chakwal||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Hyderabad||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Nowshehra||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Sargodha||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Faisalabad||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Mirpur||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|