Saudi governor calls on PM, President

Web Desk 09:15 PM | 14 Jan, 2019
Saudi governor calls on PM, President
ISLAMABAD – President Dr. Arif Alvi on Monday said that Pakistan greatly valued its close fraternal and brotherly relations with Saudi Arabia and was also desirous of further enhancing these relations in all fields.

He was talking to Governor of Tabuk Prince Fahad Bin Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, who called on at President House.

The president emphasized that recent leadership level interactions would further cement the relations between the two Islamic countries. He expressed satisfaction over the accelerating trade and investment relations.

He underscored that Pakistan remained committed to the protection of Harmain Sharifain.

President Alvi stated that Pakistani expatriates were making valuable contributions in the progress and development of Saudi Arabia, adding Pakistani community could play an important role in the Vision 2030 projects.

The Tabuk governor said that the people and Government of Saudi Arabia held the people and Government of Pakistan in very high esteem. He further said that strong brotherly relations that existed between the two countries were mainly because of close people-to-people contact and the services and role of the Pakistani community in the progress and development of Saudi Arabia.

He hoped that the existing brotherly relations between the two countries would further grow in future.

Later, Prime Minister Imran Khan received the Saudi governor at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Defence Minister Pervez Khattak and Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua were also present during the meeting, a brief statement issued by the PM Media Office said.

The Saudi governor also called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), at General Headquarters (GHQ). During the meeting, matters of mutual interest including regional security situation came under discussion, said a press release issued here by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

The Tabuk governor’s visit comes days after a high-level Saudi delegation headed by Minister for Energy, Industry, and Minerals Khalid Abdul Aziz D Al Falih visited the port city of Gwadar to inspect the site for a proposed oil refinery and review necessary arrangements for a Memorandum of Understanding.

An agreement is likely to be signed between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia in February for the establishment of a mega oil city at the Gwadar deep seaport city, an ultimate destination of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

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USD to PKR: Pakistani rupee remains stable against dollar as IMF talks underway

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani rupee remained stable against the US dollar as the market is looking for direction amid Pakistan’s ongoing negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Amid the economic uncertainty, the local currency remained unchanged against the greenback, moving up 0.01 percent during the opening hours of trading. Before noon, PKR was hovering at 285.40 in the interbank.

In contrast to the inter-bank, the dollar continued its upward trajectory in the open market and is reportedly available at Rs315, as the gap between the official rate and open market rate is Rs30 per dollar.

As the money market is waiting for a positive development from the economic front, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Mission Chief to Pakistan said they continued engagement with Islamabad focusing on the restoration of foreign exchange proper market functioning, with special on the upcoming budget.

Today's gold rates in Pakistan – May 30 2023

KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 232,700 on Tuesday.The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs199,510.   

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 232,700 PKR 2,500
Karachi PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Islamabad PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Peshawar PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Quetta PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Sialkot PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Attock PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Gujranwala PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Jehlum PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Multan PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Bahawalpur PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Gujrat PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Nawabshah PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Chakwal PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Hyderabad PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Nowshehra PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Sargodha PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Faisalabad PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500
Mirpur PKR 232,700 PKR 2,500


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