ISLAMABAD - Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAWW) is being celebrated with great religious zeal and fervour across the country today (Sunday).
The day dawned with thirty-one guns salute at the Federal Capital and twenty-one guns salute at all provincial capitals.
Special prayers for the unity of Muslim Ummah and progress and prosperity of the country were offered in mosques after Fajr prayer.
Special conferences, events and Mahaafil-e-Milaad are being arranged to pay respect to the last messenger whose life and teachings are the beacon of light for the whole of mankind.
In connection with Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAWW), an International Rehmatul-Lil-Alameen (SAWW) Conference will be held in Islamabad today under the auspices of Ministry of Religious Affairs and Inter-Faith Harmony, the Radio Pakistan reported.
The theme of this year's conference is 'State of Madina and concept of modern Islamic Welfare State - in the light of teachings of Holy Prophet (SAWW).'
The opening session of the conference will be chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan while President Dr Arif Alvi will preside over the concluding session.
Prominent Ulema and Mushaikh, scholars and foreign delegates will participate in the Conference and throw light on various aspects of the life and teachings of the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW).
Awards and prizes will also be distributed among the position holders in Seerat Books, Maqala-e-Seerat and Naats.
Pakistani rupee continues recovering losses against US dollar and other currencies amid positive economic cues.
On Tuesday, the US dollar moved down and was being quoted at 283.6 for buying and 286.65 for selling.
Euro slides down to 309 for buying and 312 for selling. British Pound rate inches up to 360 for buying, and 363.5 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED dropped to 77.50 whereas the Saudi Riyal rate stands at 75.90.
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||360||363.5|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.46||36.81|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||175.89||177.89|
The gold remained under pressure in Pakistan amid a huge drop in price of the precious metal despite in the international market.
On Tuesday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs218,500 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs187,330.
Single tola of 24 karat is Rs218,500, 22 Karat Gold costs Rs200,290, rate of 21 karat gold stands at Rs191,190 whereas 18k gold rate is Rs163,875.00 for each tola.
In the global market, gold saw huge drop in price, coming down to $2037 per ounce after drop of $81.79.
|Lahore||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Karachi||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Islamabad||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Peshawar||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Quetta||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Sialkot||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Attock||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Gujranwala||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Jehlum||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Multan||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Gujrat||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Nawabshah||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Chakwal||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Hyderabad||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Nowshehra||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Sargodha||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Faisalabad||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Mirpur||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|