Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, Monday announced that he will fly to space with his brother on his spacy company’s first human flight.
Taking to Instagram, Bezos wrote: “Ever since I was five years old, I’ve dreamed of traveling to space. On July 20th, I will take that journey with my brother. The greatest adventure, with my best friend”.
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His company named Blue Origin is also auctioning off a seat on the flight. The winner bidder will join the pair on the inaugural manned flight.
Jeff Bezos, who is one of the world's richest persons, has a net worth of $186.2 billion, according to Forbes magazine.
Bidding for the remaining single seat on the New Shepard - the name of the Blue Origin vehicle - had reached $2.8m after Bezos announced his plan to fly to the space. The auction process will conclude on June 12.
On July 20th, New Shepard, which is able to land vertically on the ground after returning from space, will fly its first astronaut crew to space.
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According to Blue Origin's website the company plans to launch its passengers more than 100km above the Earth's surface, allowing them to experience microgravity. The six-berth capsule will return to Earth under parachutes.
The announcement of the first manned flight comes just two weeks after Bezos announces his plan to step down as CEO of Amazon, world’s leading online market.
Bezos would be the world's first billionaire to take a flight to space if the things go as planned.
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 20, 2023 (Monday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||341.5||345|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.1||36.45|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||174.91||176.91|
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 208,200 on Monday.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.
|Lahore||PKR 208200||PKR 2390|
|Karachi||PKR 208200||PKR 2390|
|Islamabad||PKR 208200||PKR 2390|
|Peshawar||PKR 208200||PKR 2390|
|Quetta||PKR 208200||PKR 2390|
|Sialkot||PKR 208200||PKR 2390|
|Attock||PKR 208200||PKR 2390|
|Gujranwala||PKR 208200||PKR 2390|
|Jehlum||PKR 208200||PKR 2390|
|Multan||PKR 208200||PKR 2390|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 208200||PKR 2390|
|Gujrat||PKR 208200||PKR 2390|
|Nawabshah||PKR 208200||PKR 2390|
|Chakwal||PKR 208200||PKR 2390|
|Hyderabad||PKR 208200||PKR 2390|
|Nowshehra||PKR 208200||PKR 2390|
|Sargodha||PKR 208200||PKR 2390|
|Faisalabad||PKR 208200||PKR 2390|
|Mirpur||PKR 208200||PKR 2390|
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