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Shehroze Kashif, 19, becomes youngest Pakistani to scale Mount Everest

Web Desk 11:01 AM | 11 May, 2021
Shehroze Kashif, 19, becomes youngest Pakistani to scale Mount Everest

ISLAMABAD – Shehroze Kashif, a 19-year-old boy from northern areas, has become the youngest Pakistani to conquer Mount Everest – the highest mountain in the world.

According to the team of Pakistani young climber, Kashif left Camp 4 to begin his summit on Monday. The young mountaineer also shared his tracking link with his friends.

Reports in local media suggest that there were more than 400 mountaineers who set to scale 8848.86-meter mountain peak while Kashif being the youngest among them.

In a social media post on his official handle, Pakistani alpinist successfully scaled Everest and hoisted the Pakistani flag.

ALHAMDULILLAH 

ALHAMDULILLAH 

Received the text confirmation from Shehroze Kashif 

The history has been made !!!!!!!!!...

Posted by Shehroze Kashif on Monday, 10 May 2021

Social media posts of Pakistani mountaineer showed that he first climbed the 3885 meters Makra Peak at the age of 11 years in 2014 beside scaling Khusar Gang peak at the age of 18 years in 2020.

Speaking about his journey, Kashif said that ‘he wanted to scale Everest since he was a child. Now after 10 years, my dream is about to become a reality. Adding that, ‘I cannot thank my family enough, my dad in particular, for supporting my passion since my childhood.’

Let it be known that Pakistani climbers who have completed the Everest summit include Mirza Ali Baig, Samina Baig, Abdul Jabbar Bhatti, Hassan Sadpara, and Nazir Sabir.

As for now, the youngest climber in the world to summit Mount Everest is American climber, Jordan Romero. He was 13-year-old when he reached the summit of Mount Everest.

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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 03, 2023 (Friday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 272.25 273.25
Euro EUR 297.32 297.65
UK Pound Sterling GBP 333.31 333.61
U.A.E Dirham AED 73.03 73.33
Saudi Riyal SAR 71.49 71.80
Australian Dollar AUD 188.9 191.3
Bahrain Dinar BHD 712.73 720.73
Canadian Dollar CAD 200.95 203.15
China Yuan CNY 39.67 40.07
Danish Krone DKK 39.11 39.51
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 877.76 886.76
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.83 63.43
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.25 175.25
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.76 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 8.3

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 212,900 on Friday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs182,530.

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 212,900 PKR 2,420
Karachi PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Islamabad PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Peshawar PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Quetta PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Sialkot PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Attock PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Gujranwala PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Jehlum PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Multan PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Bahawalpur PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Gujrat PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Nawabshah PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Chakwal PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Hyderabad PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Nowshehra PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Sargodha PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Faisalabad PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Mirpur PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420

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