It will provide advancements in locally-designed electric vehicles
LAHORE – Officials from the United States government and the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) have announced an upcoming partnership to upgrade the electric vehicles research and development center at LUMS, Lahore.
This research and development center will provide advancements in locally-designed electric vehicles with the goal of promoting more widespread use across Pakistan’s public and private sectors.
At the event held at LUMS, US Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources Geoffrey Pyatt paid tribute to the long history of collaboration between the United States and Pakistan. “This research and development center is another milestone and an example of how the US-Pakistan ‘Green Alliance’ is partnering to advance Pakistan’s clean energy initiatives.”
USAID Mission Director Reed Aeschliman and Acting Consul General Kathleen Gibilisco accompanied the Assistant Secretary as he announced this support for LUMS.
Present at the event were representatives from LUMS, the EV private sector, and USAID’s Power Sector Improvement Activity (PSIA).
LUMS Vice Provost, Dr. Tariq Jadoon and Vice Chancellor, Dr. Arshad Ahmad, offered words of appreciation for the US government’s on-going support in building a clean, efficient, and reliable energy sector in Pakistan, and for laying a strong foundation for sustainable and inclusive growth in the country.
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 March 30, 2023 (Thursday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||348||351.5|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.11||36.46|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||175.57||177.58|
KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 207,700 on Friday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs178,070.
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.
|Lahore||PKR 207,700||PKR 2,470|
|Karachi||PKR 207,700||PKR 2,470|
|Islamabad||PKR 207,700||PKR 2,470|
|Peshawar||PKR 207,700||PKR 2,470|
|Quetta||PKR 207,700||PKR 2,470|
|Sialkot||PKR 207,700||PKR 2,470|
|Attock||PKR 207,700||PKR 2,470|
|Gujranwala||PKR 207,700||PKR 2,470|
|Jehlum||PKR 207,700||PKR 2,470|
|Multan||PKR 207,700||PKR 2,470|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 207,700||PKR 2,470|
|Gujrat||PKR 207,700||PKR 2,470|
|Nawabshah||PKR 207,700||PKR 2,470|
|Chakwal||PKR 207,700||PKR 2,470|
|Hyderabad||PKR 207,700||PKR 2,470|
|Nowshehra||PKR 207,700||PKR 2,470|
|Sargodha||PKR 207,700||PKR 2,470|
|Faisalabad||PKR 207,700||PKR 2,470|
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