GCU Faisalabad VC Prof Shahid Kamal dies in car accident 

Web Desk 12:42 PM | 13 Mar, 2023
GCU Faisalabad VC Prof Shahid Kamal dies in car accident 
Source: GCU website

FAISALABAD – Government College University (GCU) Faisalabad Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Shahid Kamal died in a car accident on Monday.

Rescue officials said the professor was on his way to Faisalabad from Lahore when his car met an accident near Sahianwala where he died.

Prof Dr Shahid Kamal had over 30-year experience of teaching, research and administration.

He served as dean, director, principal, and professor at University of the Punjab, Lahore.

He was an internationally acknowledged scholar in the field of statistics. He earned his PhD in Applied Biostatistics from the University of Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom (UK).

He initiated many master degree programmes at University of the Punjab. He was the author of two books and contributed a great number of research articles in reputable national and international research journals.

He also supervised many research scholars at MPhil and PhD levels. He had joined GCU Faisalabad as VC on July 24, 2019.

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USD to PKR: Pakistani rupee remains stable against dollar amid ongoing talks with IMF

KARACHI – Pakistani rupee, which is facing blows in the open market, remained stable against the US dollar, in the inter-bank market on Wednesday.

The local currency moved slightly upward during the opening hours of trading in the inter-bank market. Before noon, PKR was hovering around 285.22, with a slight increase of Rs0.13.

As the situation remained under control in the interbank market, the rupee hits a fresh record low in the open market and was selling at 315 per dollar.

In a recent development, the IMF mission chief shared positive news, confirming that talks are underway with Pakistani authorities. The resumption of the IMF programme remains important for the crisis-hit country.

Today's gold rates in Pakistan – May 31 2023

KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 232,300 on Wednesday.The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs199,160.   

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs163,624 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 190,880.

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 232,300 PKR 2,485
Karachi PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Islamabad PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Peshawar PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Quetta PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Sialkot PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Attock PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Gujranwala PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Jehlum PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Multan PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Bahawalpur PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Gujrat PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Nawabshah PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Chakwal PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Hyderabad PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Nowshehra PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Sargodha PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Faisalabad PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Mirpur PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485


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