‘Bohat Aala’: Adeel Chaudhry becomes the first Pakistani food connoisseur to feature on Forbes 

Web Desk 05:18 PM | 14 Dec, 2022
‘Bohat Aala’: Adeel Chaudhry becomes the first Pakistani food connoisseur to feature on Forbes 
Source: Adeel Chaudhry (Instagram)

Popular food critic and restauranteur Adeel Chaudhry has put Pakistani culture and cuisine on the global map as he became the first Pakistani connoisseur to be featured in the world renowned magazine Forbes.

The owner of popular restaurants Junoon and Bohat Aala in Lahore has become the most-viewed Pakistani food vlogger in the world for 2022 with million of views on social media.

Adeel Chaudhry was humbled the recognition he got from the world’s leading magazine, Forbes. The food enthusiast shared a heartfelt note on his Instagram on Tuesday. He wrote in the caption,

'Humbled and cant be more thankful to Allah and my followers for this achievement and ending this year being Proudest Pakistani. First Pakistani Food Connoisseur ever to be featured in worlds Leading Magazine. Thank you @forbes for recognising Pakistani Cuisine as one of the best in the world and featuring a proud Pakistani and thank you @sonja.rehman for penning down an amazing article.

Divided by Borders united by Food. A big step towards my goal of putting Pakistani Food and its culture on global map through #bohatalaa Pakistani cuisine with hundreds of millions of views internationally.'

'And a big shout out to all the amazing Chefs, content Creators, hard core foodies Of Pakistan for doing amazing work to promote Pakistani food and my Followers you all are #bohataala ????❤️????????

(Forbes link in my Bio)', read his caption.

Forbes magazine did an exclusive story about the food influencer who shared his goals to help put Pakistani food on the global map. 

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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 January 28, 2023 (Saturday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 263.9 266.15
Euro EUR 275.75 278.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 313 316
U.A.E Dirham AED 69.75 70.45
Saudi Riyal SAR 67.25 67.9
Australian Dollar AUD 178.5 180.9
Bahrain Dinar BHD 644.19 652.19
Canadian Dollar CAD 187.5 189.70
China Yuan CNY 35.71 36.11
Danish Krone DKK 35.38 35.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 30.94 31.29
Indian Rupee INR 2.97 3.08
Japanese Yen JPY 2.50 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 793.10 802.15
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 57.02 57.62
New Zealand Dollar NZD 156.69 158.69
Norwegians Krone NOK 24.46 24.76
Omani Riyal OMR 629.39 637.39
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 66.54 67.24
Singapore Dollar SGD 184.38 186.38
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 23.81
Swiss Franc CHF 263.01 265.51
Thai Bhat THB 7.38 7.53

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs209,600 on Saturday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs174,990.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs157,300 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 178,500.

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 209,600 PKR 2,220
Karachi PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Islamabad PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Peshawar PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Quetta PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Sialkot PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Attock PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Gujranwala PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Jehlum PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Multan PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Bahawalpur PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Gujrat PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Nawabshah PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Chakwal PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Hyderabad PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Nowshehra PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Sargodha PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Faisalabad PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Mirpur PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220


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