SRINAGAR - Complete shutdown in Indian occupied Kashmir is being observed today (Wednesday), to mark the fourth martyrdom anniversary of Kashmiri youth leader Burhan Muzaffar Wani and his two associates, who were martyred by Indian troops on this day in 2016.
According to media reports, the call for the strike has been given by the veteran Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Gilani and the All Parties Hurriyat Conference.
Meanwhile, to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Burhan Muzaffar Wani, protest demonstrations will be held across Azad Kashmir to pay tributes to the martyrs and to draw world attention towards massive human rights violation by Indian troops in Occupied Kashmir.
Kashmir Liberation Cell, Pasban-e-Hurriyat and other social and political organizations have arranged protest rallies and demonstrations in all big and small cities and towns of the state.
In Muzaffarabad, main protest gathering will be held at Burhan Muzaffar Wani Chowk. A rally will also be taken out by Pasban-e-Hurriyat in Muzaffarabad.
22-year-old Shaheed Burhan Muzaffar Wani had secured the great honour to infuse a new spirit and more vigor among the Kashmiri youth to perpetuate the 73-year-old Kashmir freedom movement through persuading the Kashmiri youth for the freedom struggle through the social media besides to apprise the external world of the exceptional importance of the Kashmiris indigenous struggle for freedom of the motherland from Indian yoke.
He featured in videos and photos posing with weapons and taunting the Indian occupational security forces, which were circulated on Facebook and WatsApp in an attempt to recruit young Kashmiri generation in the freedom struggle.
Pakistani rupee witnessed marginal losses against US dollar, and other currencies in the open market.
On Wednesday, the dollar was being quoted at 285.6 for selling and 288.65 for buying purposes.
Euro price stands at 312 for buying and 315 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 360 for buying, and 363 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED stands at 78.25 whereas the Saudi Riyal also witnessed fall and new price stands at 76.25.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||360||363|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.24||36.59|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
KARACHI – The gold price moved up down in the local market in line with massive increase in international market.
On Wednesday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs218,000, and the price for 10-gram gold saw an increase of Rs943 to reach Rs186,900.
Meanwhile, the 22 Karat Gold price stands at Rs199,830, 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs190,750 and 18k gold rate hoveres around Rs163,500.00.
In international market, the price of precious metal went up by $29 to settle at $2,044 per ounce.
|Lahore||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Karachi||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Islamabad||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Peshawar||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Quetta||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Sialkot||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Attock||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Gujranwala||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Jehlum||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Multan||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Gujrat||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Nawabshah||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Chakwal||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Hyderabad||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Nowshehra||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Sargodha||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Faisalabad||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|
|Mirpur||PKR 218,000||PKR 2,610|