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Allama Iqbal's 138th birthday today

Ali Zain 08:55 AM | 9 Nov, 2015
Allama Iqbal's 138th birthday today
LAHORE (Staff Report) - The 138th birth anniversary of great poet philosopher Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal is being celebrated today (Monday).

Allama Muhammad Iqbal had conceived the idea of Pakistan.

Public holiday is being observed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province while public and private institutions remain open on the account of Iqbal Day.

Special Ceremony at Iqbal's Mausoleum:

The change of guard ceremony was held at the mausoleum of Allama Iqbal in Lahore this morning.

A smartly-turned Pakistan Navy's contingent took over the charge from the Punjab Rangers. Station Commander Navy Lahore Commodore S.M. Shahzad was chief guest on the occasion.

Other Events:

A special ceremony will be held in Islamabad where President Mamnoon Hussain will be the chief guest.

On the occasion, renowned poets will pay homage to the great poet of the East and eminent singers will sing Iqbal's poetry.

Prominent poets, literary figures and intellectuals will participate in a function at Pakistan Academy of Letters Islamabad to pay homage to Allama Iqbal.

An important ceremony will be held at Aiwan-e-Iqbal in Lahore in which renowned intellectuals and scholars will highlight thoughts, poetry and his services for the creation of Pakistan.

Aiwan-e-Karkunan-e-Nazria-e-Pakistan is also organizing a ceremony.

Similarly, other various literary, educational, political, social and cultural organizations have arranged special programmes to pay homage to the national poet.

Ali Zain
Ali Zain

Ali Zain is a member of the staff at Daily Pakistan Global. He earned BS Communication Studies degree from University of the Punjab. His thesis titled "Cultural Continuity and Mass Media: An analysis of leading online newspapers ...

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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)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.9 283.2
Euro EUR 300.98 301.58
UK Pound Sterling GBP 337.01 337.71
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.14 75.44
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.55 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 189 192
Bahrain Dinar BHD 712.72 720.69
Canadian Dollar CAD 200 202.2
China Yuan CNY 39.67 39.73
Danish Krone DKK 39.33 39.73
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 34.19 34.54
Indian Rupee INR 3.28 3.39
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 878 887
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.83 63.43
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.25 175.25
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.79 27.09
Omani Riyal OMR 696.08 704.08
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 73.62 74.32
Singapore Dollar SGD 204 206
Swedish Korona SEK 25.61 25.91
Swiss Franc CHF 291.69 294.19
Thai Bhat THB 8.15 8.30

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.

City Gold Silver
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

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