KARACHI – Commissioner Karachi Muhammad Iqbal Memon has announced that England has issued visas to two coaches of Karachi Football Club, Abdul Basit and Zubair Ahmed, who will be sent to England this month, where they will receive one-year coaching training from Sweden Town Football Club.
According to information made available here, the Commissioner announced this, while addressing a function at the Commissioner's Office, where 23 players and two coaches of Karachi Football Club were handed over monthly stipends and kits. Coordinator Commissioner Karachi Ghulam Mohammad Khan and SJAS Vice President Asghar Azim were also present on the occasion.
Commissioner Karachi, who is also patron of Karachi Football Club, said: “My first effort is to organize sports competitions at the grassroots level. Karachi Football Club has formed a team of Under-15 players and according to me, the players of this club are performing well in the football field.”
He said that Sweden Football Club, which is a partner of Karachi FC, has promised that the training of the coaches and then the players will be called to England to train the players of Karachi FC. He also announced that the ground facility has been secured for Karachi Football Club which will be announced in a press conference after completion of necessary paperwork. “The purpose of doing all this is to promote sports and especially football in Karachi. I want to see youth of the city to progress in sports and earn laurels for the country at international level.”
On this occasion, Muhammad Junaid Khan of NBP presented a souvenir on behalf of NBP to Commissioner Karachi Iqbal Memon, who later, gave away the best performance award to the eminent sports organizer Ejaz Qureshi.
Pakistani rupee continued its momentum against the US dollar, and orther currencies in the open market on Thursday, as the local currency also improved in the inter-bank market.
On Thursday, the US dollar moved down and was being quoted at 283.2 for buying and 286.15 for selling.
Euro comes down to 308 for buying and 311 for selling. British Pound rate dropped to 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED witnessed slight drop and new rate stands at 77.4 whereas the Saudi Riyal remained stable at 76.
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||362|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.41||36.76|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||174.54||176.54|
Gold price in Pakistan remained under pressure as the yellow metal moved down despite an upward trend in the international market.
On Thursday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,100 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,130.
Single tola of 22 Karat Gold costs Rs199,000, 21 karat rate for per tola is Rs189,960 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,825.00 for each tola.
In the global market, gold prices hover at around $2026, gaining $8.30 on Thursday.
Today Gold Price in Pakistan (4 September 2023)
|Lahore||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Karachi||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Quetta||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Attock||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Multan||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|