LAHORE – Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) organized a seminar to celebrate the success of women as part of Punjab’s freelancing fraternity.
Organized by PITB’s Freelancing wing, the event was presided by DG e-Governance Sajid Latif.
Keynote speakers included MPA and Chairperson Standing Committee on Gender Mainstreaming and Women Development Punjab Uzma Kardar, President Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WCCI) Sam Ali Dada, Executive Director Homenet Pakistan Ume Laila Azhar, Inclusion and Social Impact Expert Gulalai Khan and Assistant Director Marketing & PR Superior Group Tabinda Islam.
Speaking at the occasion, DG e-Governance Sajid Latif stated that women make 54% of the total participation in PITB executed e-Rozgaar Program. Through freelancing programs like e-Rozgaar and National Freelance Training Program, women are becoming economically empowered. To date, e-Rozgaar Program has trained 20 thousand women, who have generated PKR 2 Billion and are significantly contributing to Pakistan’s economy.
Graduates from PITB’s e-Rozgaar Program and National Freelancing Training Program (NFTP) also shared their success stories and testimonial with the audience.
The Guests appreciated PITB’s role in youth empowerment through training in line with the vision of PM Imran Khan to put Pakistan on the global ICT landscape.
Pakistani rupee continue to witness further losses against US dollar in the open market on despite positive economic indicators and massive surge in Stock Market.
On Tuesday, the dollar was being quoted at 285.1 for selling and 288.15 for buying purposes for customers.
Euro price moves down by Rs2 to 312 for buying and 315 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling after increase.
UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal also witnessed fall and new price stands at 76.25.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||362|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.24||36.59|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
KARACHI – Gold continues to move upward in local market amid surge in international rates.
On Tuesday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs217,600, and the price for 10-gram gold saw increase of Rs943 to reach Rs186,557.
Globally, yellow metal went up by $12 to settle at $2,015 per ounce.
Last week, per tola gold price increased by Rs800 per tola, and it hovers around two month high.
|Lahore||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Karachi||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Quetta||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Attock||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Multan||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|