A Memorandum of Understanding was also signed between PITB and UKPCCI for collaborative ICT interventions & growth of the digital ecosystem in Punjab. The visiting delegation was briefed about the nature and scope of PITB interventions in a presentation given by Chairman PITB, Mr Azfar Manzoor.
He apprised the guests that 65% of the population in Punjab is below 25 years of age, and they can be of great potential if trained in the right skillset. Presently, PITB provides consultation and physical support to 40 different departments of the government of Punjab in terms of process automation and launching new IT initiatives.
The delegation was informed that PITB’s strategy to accomplish this mission is based on supporting the industry, promoting entrepreneurship and job creation, digitization, e-governance and improving service delivery of citizen-centric services.
Chairman PITB, Azfar Manzoor also gave a run through of PITB’s entrepreneurial ventures such as Plan 9, Tech Hub Connect, e-Rozgaar, Herself and Plan X. While concluding the talk, he said that we would like to work with UKPCCI, and try to connect with the local industry to create new opportunities for incubators.
The delegation led by President UKPCCI, Amjad Khan lauded the role of PITB, showed immense interest in IT interventions and added that our prime interest is to tap into our young workforce and explore their talents and strengths. Currently, IT and tourism are the main priorities for economic growth in Punjab.
He also informed the investment of 200 million Pounds will be brought to IT, Tourism and other promising sectors in Punjab. UKPCCI is immensely pleased to channelize investment towards the market in Punjab, as the opportunity here is big and we have great plans for it, said the President UKPCCI. The delegation was also given a tour of PITB’s entrepreneurial venture Plan 9 where they were apprised of the projects being housed at the incubation centre.
Chairman PITB also presented a souvenir to UKPCCI delegation as a good-will gesture. PR
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 January 31, 2023 (Tuesday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||327.75||331|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||32.05||32.40|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||168.66||170.66|
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs205,900 on Tuesday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs176,530.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs162,500 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 182,100.
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 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Karachi||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Islamabad||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Peshawar||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Quetta||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Sialkot||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Attock||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Gujranwala||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Jehlum||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Multan||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Gujrat||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Nawabshah||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Chakwal||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Hyderabad||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Nowshehra||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Sargodha||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Faisalabad||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Mirpur||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|