MADINA – Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Madina Munnawar barefoot to show his respect to Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), offer Nawafil at Masjid-e-Nabvi, and pray for the progress and prosperity of the country and Muslim world.
Accompanied by first lady Bushra Bibi and his special aide on religious harmony Tahir Ashrafi, the Pakistani premier walked to Masjid Nabvi (PBUH) without wearing shoes.
Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI reaches Madina to pay respect at Roza-e-Rasool ﷺ.— Prime Minister's Office (@PakPMO) May 8, 2021
He was received by Governor Madina Munawwara Ameer Faisal bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz.#PMIKinKSA#رئيس_وزراء_باكستان_في_السعودية pic.twitter.com/km9k4ypvcI
Upon arrival, Governor of Madinah Munawwara Prince Faisal Bin Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud received Khan and his delegation.
PM Imran is in Saudi Arabia for a three-day visit on the invitation of Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman, who was present at Jeddah airport to receive him and the first lady on Friday evening.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, Governor Sindh Imran Ismail, Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman, Senator Faisal Javed, and Provincial minister Aleem Khan were accompanying the prime minister.
Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against the US dollar, and other currencies in the open market on Saturday.
On Saturday, the US dollar was being quoted at 283.4 for buying and 285.95 for selling.
Euro comes down to 307 for buying and 310 for selling. British Pound rate remains unchanged at 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED witnessed slight drop and new rate stands at 77.2 whereas the Saudi Riyal remained stable at 76.
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||362|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.37||36.72|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||175.33||177.33|
Gold prices witnessed negative trend in local markets in line with the trend in the international market.
On Saturday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,600, and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,560.
Single tola of 22 Karat Gold price costs Rs199,465, 21 karat rate per tola costs Rs190, 400 and 18k gold rate is Rs163,200.00 for each tola.
In the global market, gold prices hovers around $2,004 per ounce, after drop of $23.35 on Saturday.
|Lahore||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Karachi||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Quetta||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Attock||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Multan||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|