Saba Qamar announces film on polio in Pakistan

01:13 PM | 9 Jun, 2023
Saba Qamar announces film on polio in Pakistan

LAHORE – Polio is a highly infectious and debilitating disease that usually spreads through contaminated water or food, and Pakistan and Afghanistan are the final wild bastion of the virus which has been eradicated from parts of the world.

Despite all-out efforts from previous governments, a wide range of barriers and facilitators has been hampering the end of polio vaccination implementation. Many workers have been killed in militant attacks and anti-polio drives have been running as people still considered it a Western conspiracy.

Creating a film on polio to raise awareness about the disease and its prevention sounds like a good idea, and it is going to happen soon as top Pakistani actor Saba Qamar will play her part in an upcoming project.

Sharing her views at a recent event, the Baaghi star said she tried to positively influence people with her work in previous years and to improve their behavior. Calling acting his identity, the Lollywood diva said it is her responsibility to work for people’s welfare and prosperity.

Saba said it's her dream that no child in Pakistan is left deprived of polio drops, and to make it happen, she announced a film. She mentioned sharing the idea with a renowned producer. Sharing a glimpse of project, the 39-year-old said they will reveal the horror of crippling disease, and how children can be saved.

Pakistan and war-torn Afghanistan remained among two nations in world where the contagious virus thrived in the borderlands.

Last year, Pakistan marks one-year polio-free milestone but soon after the feat, dozens of cases were reported in the mountainous region of Waziristan.

Experts suggest that a country must be polio-free for three consecutive years — but even one year is a long time in a country where vaccination teams are in the crosshairs of insurgency.

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Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal rates on Sept 30, 2023

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 30, 2023 (Saturday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 286.05 289.15
Euro EUR 307 310
UK Pound Sterling GBP 353.3 357
U.A.E Dirham AED 80 80.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 76 76.75
Australian Dollar AUD 189 191
Bahrain Dinar BHD 778.84 786.84
Canadian Dollar CAD 220 222.2
China Yuan CNY 40.24 40.64
Danish Krone DKK 41.83 42.23
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 37.93 38.28
Indian Rupee INR 3.57 3.68
Japanese Yen JPY 1.63 1.71
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 945.27 954.27
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.62 63.22
New Zealand Dollar NZD 174.58 176.58
Norwegians Krone NOK 27.87 28.17
Omani Riyal OMR 762.31 770.31
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 80.69 81.39
Singapore Dollar SGD 208 210
Swedish Korona SEK 26.62 26.92
Swiss Franc CHF 323.01 325.51
Thai Bhat THB 8.12 8.27

Gold Rate in Pakistan Today – September 30, 2023

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 205,600 on Saturday.

The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs 176,270. Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs168,730 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs196,807.

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.

Today Gold Price in Pakistan - 30 September 2023

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Karachi PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Islamabad PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Peshawar PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Quetta PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Sialkot PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Attock PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Gujranwala PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Jehlum PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Multan PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Bahawalpur PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Gujrat PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Nawabshah PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Chakwal PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Hyderabad PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Nowshehra PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Sargodha PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Faisalabad PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Mirpur PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450


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