KARACHI – Pakistan Maritime Security Agency and Pakistan Customs Intelligence, in a joint intelligence based counter narcotics operation, have seized 202 kilograms of crystal ice and 227 Kilograms of heroin from a fishing boat moving in the Arabian Sea, near south of Gwadar, said PMSA officials on Monday.
The value of the confiscated narcotics stands at around Rs16.3 billion in the international market. It is the biggest retrieval in terms of Narco value in PMSA's history.
Sharing further details of the operation, the agencies were said to had successfully averted smuggling of narcotics by intercepting a fishing boat registered as Al Hammad, Registration No.15668, tipped to be carrying contraband drugs.
Mentioning that the registration number of the boat could be fake, so as to deceive the authorities, the officials said retrieved contraband drugs have been handed over to Pakistan Customs Intelligence for further investigations and legal proceedings.
"Successful operation by PMSA, PN and Pakistan Customs Intelligence resulting in seizure of a huge cache is a testament of the fact that we are vigilant and committed to prevent use of Pakistani waters against any unlawful act," said the official.
It was further said that PMSA will continue to shoulder its national obligations towards establishment of good order within the country's sea boundaries besides ensuring here the needed conducive, lawful and business friendly environment.
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 June 06, 2023 (Tuesday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||377||381|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.4||36.75|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.16||175.16|
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 228,900 on Tuesday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs197,190.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs180,756 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 210,832.
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.
|Lahore||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Karachi||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Islamabad||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Peshawar||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Quetta||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Sialkot||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Attock||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Gujranwala||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Jehlum||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Multan||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Gujrat||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Nawabshah||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Chakwal||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Hyderabad||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Nowshehra||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Sargodha||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Faisalabad||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Mirpur||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
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