KARACHI - To mark the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor, Government of Pakistan has decided to issue a commemorative coin of Rs.100.
The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has contributed greatly to Pakistan’s infrastructure and economic development since its decade of inception in 2013.
The coin shall be issued through the exchange counters of SBP Banking Services Corporation from August 11, 2023. The coin is in round shape milled with serrations on the edge, diameter of 30.00 mm, weight 13.5 grams and has Cupro-Nickel metal contents (Copper 75% & Nickel 25%)
On the obverse side and in the centre of the coin, an artistically designed five pointed star has been reflected. Crescent moon and star (as present in Pakistan's national Flag) and Group of Five Stars (as present in China's national Flag) are also shown inside this artistically designed star at right and left positions, respectively.
The wordings “CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF CPEC" in English Script and “ISLAMI JAMHURIA PAKISTAN" in Urdu Script are written on the top and bottom of the star alongwith the periphery.
Both wordings are separated with two stars (left and right sides of the coin). Face value of the coin in bold numeral “100" and in Urdu script “Rupiya" are written on the right and left sides of the star respectively.
On the reverse side and in the center of the coin. an artistically designed five pointed Star has been reflected.
Cresent moon and star (as present in Pakistan's national Flag) and Group of Five Stars (as present in China's national Flag) are also shown inside this artistically designed star at right and left positions, respectively.
Wordings "CHINA PAKISTAN ECONOMIC CORRIDOR" in English and Chinese Scripts are written on top of the star alongwith periphery.
Wordings “PAKISTAN CHEEN EQTESADI RAHDARI" in Urdu Script and “FROM VISION TO REALITY" in English Script are written at the bottom of the star alongwith the periphery.
All these wordings (top and bottom) are separated with two stars (left and right sides of the coin)
Years in numeral “2013” and “2023" are also written on left and right centre of the coin depicting decade of high quality development of CPEC.
Pakistani rupee saw marginal improvement against US dollar as it appreciated in the open bank market.
On Thursday, the US dollar moved up and was being quoted at 285.3 for buying and 288.15 for selling.
Euro moves down to 311 for buying and 314 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 361.5 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal rate stands at 76.20.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||361.5|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.63||36.98|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
KARACHI – The gold price continues to climb up in the local market in line of upward trend in international market.
On Thursday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs218,600, and the price for 10-gram gold reached Rs187,420.
Meanwhile, the 22 Karat Gold price stands at Rs200,380, 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs191,275 and 18k gold rate hoveres around Rs163,950.
In international market, the price of precious metal hovers around $2,045 per ounce.
|Lahore||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Karachi||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Islamabad||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Peshawar||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Quetta||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Sialkot||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Attock||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Gujranwala||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Jehlum||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Multan||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Gujrat||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Nawabshah||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Chakwal||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Hyderabad||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Nowshehra||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Sargodha||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Faisalabad||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Mirpur||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|