Pakistani journalists complete ten month training programme in China

10:07 AM | 13 Dec, 2018
Pakistani journalists complete ten month training programme in China
BEIJING - Two journalists from Pakistan along with 43 media persons from 42 countries of Asia-Pacific and Africa successfully completed their ten-month training programme here on Wednesday.

China Asia Pacific Press Communication Centre (CAPPC) and China Africa Press Communication Center (CAPC) co-hosted the programme.

Pakistan’s Abdul Wajid Khan and Syed Aitzaz Hassan were selected for this year’s programme started early this year.

Addressing the joint closing ceremony, Vice President, China Public Diplomacy Association, Zhang Jiuhuan called upon the journalists to play the role of a bridge and make positive contributions to promoting relations between China and their respective countries.

He expressed the confidence that they would also make efforts to enhance people to people contacts between China and the Asia Pacific and African countries.

While congratulating the journalists on the successful completion of their training project and their contributions to promoting mutual understanding between China and their countries, he said, “Through your pens and cameras, the people of Africa and Asia-Pacific countries have gained a more objective understanding of the current economic and social development situation, traditional culture and long history of China.”

Zhang Jiuhuan said this year marked the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening up.

Over the past 40 years, with the support of the international community, the Chinese people had made historic achievements in development through unremitting efforts.

He believed that they had gained a deeper understanding of the achievements and course of China's reform and opening up in the past 40 years.

During their 10-month stay in China, these journalists witnessed and reported on the annual meetings of the China Two Sessions and the Bao Forum for Asia, the SCO Qingdao Summit and the First China International Import Exposition.

They visited Shanghai, Tianjin, Hainan, Hubei, Guangdong, Guangxi and other provinces for thematic interviews, attended special events such as high-end forums of Chinese and foreign media and think tanks, and participated in relevant China.

They were also imparted professional training in information and journalism.

Certificates were distributed among the journalists upon successful training programme.

The closing ceremony was also witnessed by the Beijing-based foreign diplomats and senior Chinese officials.


Rupee remains stable against US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham and Riyal; check forex rates

Pakistani rupee remained stable against US dollar in the open bank market on Friday.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Friday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.3 for buying and 288.15 for selling.

Euro moves down to 311 for buying and 314 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 361.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal rate stands at 76.20.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan – 1 December 2023

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 285.3 288.15
Euro EUR 311 314
UK Pound Sterling GBP 358.5 361.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 78 78.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 76.2 77
Australian Dollar AUD 187.2 189
Bahrain Dinar BHD 759.67 767.67
Canadian Dollar CAD 209 211
China Yuan CNY 39.59 39.98
Danish Krone DKK 41.38 41.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.63 36.98
Indian Rupee INR 3.39 3.5
Japanese Yen JPY 1.49 1.56
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 926.7 935.7
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.38 60.98
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.44 175.44
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.25 26.55
Omani Riyal OMR 741.26 749.26
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 77.63 78.33
Singapore Dollar SGD 211 213
Swedish Korona SEK 26.93 27.23
Swiss Franc CHF 325.9 328.4
Thai Bhat THB 8.23 8.38

Gold rates drop in Pakistan; Check today’s gold rates 1 December 2023

KARACHI – The gold price continues to climb up in the local market in line of upward trend in international market.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 1 December 2023

On Thursday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs217,400, and the price for 10-gram gold reached Rs186,390.

Meanwhile, the 22 Karat Gold price stands at Rs199,282, 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs190,225 and 18k gold rate hovers around Rs163,050.

In international market, the price of precious metal hovers around $2,045 per ounce.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Karachi PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Islamabad PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Peshawar PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Quetta PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Sialkot PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Attock PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Gujranwala PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Jehlum PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Multan PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Bahawalpur PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Gujrat PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Nawabshah PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Chakwal PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Hyderabad PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Nowshehra PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Sargodha PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Faisalabad PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Mirpur PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696


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