Suzuki's biggest unveil of the year

Haider Ali 05:54 PM | 12 Apr, 2019
Suzuki's biggest unveil of the year
KARACHI - Pak Suzuki unveiled the all-new Alto at the Pakistan Auto Show 2019 held on April 12 at Karachi Expo Center. The car is set to launch in Pakistan later this year.

MD of Pak Suzuki Mr. Masafumi Harano, Function Head Marketing & Sales Mr. Aamir Shaffi, and Staff General Manager Marketing & Sales, Mr. Fumihiro Sakurai were present at the occasion.

The All New Alto harbors contemporary 660cc R-series engine, modern design, a spacious interior, and Japanese technology. Anticipated to exhibit great fuel economy, it has been introduced with three variants, i.e. VX, VXR, and VXL. Moreover, the new Alto is being offered with a 3-year/60,000 km warranty, whichever comes first.

At the event, Pak Suzuki also announced the commencement of pre-booking of the New Alto with an advance payment of PKR 500,000. The announcement also carries attractive offers for customers who will pre-book till 14 June 2019.

These include paying only the introductory price, and priority delivery for first 3000 customers. Apart from this, 30 lucky winners to get their all new Alto 660cc without balance payment via a lucky draw.

A social media contest was also announced at the event which is open for people all over Pakistan. Participants simply have to post their pictures taken with Alto branding at Pak Suzuki authorized dealerships using #AllNewAlto660cc and get a chance to win the all new Alto 660cc.

The largest authorized dealership network with 165+ outlets in more than 95 cities, Pak Suzuki Motors has been a reliable partner on the roads for Pakistanis since ages. It is hoped that the people respond enthusiastically to the launch of the all new Alto 660cc.

Haider Ali

The writer is a civil servant.


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 4, 2023 (Saturday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.9 283.2
Euro EUR 300.98 301.58
UK Pound Sterling GBP 337.01 337.71
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.14 75.44
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.55 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 189 192
Bahrain Dinar BHD 712.72 720.69
Canadian Dollar CAD 200 202.2
China Yuan CNY 39.67 39.73
Danish Krone DKK 39.33 39.73
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 878 887
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.83 63.43
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.25 175.25
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.79 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 8.30

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 205,200 on Saturday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs175,930.

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 205,200 PKR 2,430
Karachi PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Islamabad PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Peshawar PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Quetta PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Sialkot PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Attock PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Gujranwala PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Jehlum PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Multan PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Bahawalpur PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Gujrat PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Nawabshah PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Chakwal PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Hyderabad PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Nowshehra PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Sargodha PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Faisalabad PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Mirpur PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430


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