BEIJING – Ahead of the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between China and Pakistan in 2021, a Pakistani Air Force film is scheduled to formally hit Chinese Cinemas.
Parwaaz Hai Junoon, which was launched in Pakistan in 2018, is the first Pakistani movie to be released in Chinese mainland cinemas in 45 years.
Before the formal launch on November 13, the film starring Hamza Ali Abbasi Ahad Raza Mir and Hania Aamir debuted in a Beijing cinema on Wednesday. Pakistan Ambassador to China Moin ul Haque attended the premiere.
The films, which has been directed by Haseeb Hassa, tells the story of a group of young patriotic cadets, who become the best fighter pilots in Pakistan after experiencing all kinds of challenges and hardships.
One of the highlights of the film is surprise appearance of the JF-17, a fourth-generation fighter jointly developed by China and Pakistan.
The film also focuses on female pilots as it shows a woman, who gives up her US nationality and luxury life to pursue his dream of becoming a JF-17 fighter pilot.
Many people attending the premier had never seen a Pakistani film and wanted to learn about the country’s movie industry.
After the screening, the ambassador told the audience that more Pakistani films and TV dramas will be provided for Chinese audiences to help them learn better understanding about Pakistani culture.
The ambassador added that audiences can see the beauty of Pakistan as the movie shows many beautiful landscapes in the country.
Chinese critic also praised the film as the patriotic movie that used younger actors and actresses to attract young audiences.
Pakistani rupee's value remained stable against US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal and other currencies in the open market.
On Monday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.15 for buying and 287.95 for selling.
Euro rate stands at 309.9 for buying and 310.5 for selling. British Pound GBP rate stands at 359.4 for buying, and 360.05 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED currently hovers around 77.45 while rate of Saudi Riyal stands at 75.82.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||359.4||360.05|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.38||36.48|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
The gold remained under pressure as the precious metal moved down despite an upward trend in the international market.
On the first day of the week, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,000 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,043
A single tola of 22-karat gold costs Rs170,539, while 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs. 192,325 and the price of 18k gold is Rs164,850.
In the global market, gold prices hover at around $2086, gaining $14.44 on Monday.
|Lahore||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Karachi||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Quetta||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Attock||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Multan||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|