Pakistani woman climber Naila Kiani makes history by summiting Mount Everest

09:44 AM | 14 May, 2023
Pakistani woman climber Naila Kiani makes history by summiting Mount Everest
Source: naila._.kiani/Twitter

Dozens of people have summited Mount Everest this week and one of them is Pakistani female mountaineer Naila Kiani who makes history by scaling the world’s highest peak located Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas.

Kiani, the mother of two, etched her name in history by becoming the second woman from South Asian nation who completed her expedition this morning. It was a tough confront, but Naila was determined to make it to the top, and she finally did it and becomes the first female climber who reached the summit in the year 2023.

The daring climber reached the summit point at 8:02 am, this morning and Twitter poured with felicitations for Naila who makes history by becoming first Pakistani woman to complete five peaks above 8,000 meters after the latest feat.

A post shared on Naila’s official Facebook said “Naila Kiani 1st International Climber to summit Everest in 2023. Congratulations to Naila Kiani for successfully reaching the summit of Mount Everest! Your dedication, strength, and perseverance are truly inspiring. You are the leading 8000m+ Pakistani woman mountaineer. Your achievement is a testament to the human spirit. We are proud of you and pray for your safe descent!”

It also thanked sponsors for the financial help, saying without them this would not be possible.

She earlier reached the top of Annapurna I, setting a new record by scaling the tenth highest peak in the world. The Dubai-based banker is an avid sportsperson, a trained boxer, rock climber and runs for fun. In one of her previous interviews, Naila said she wanted to project a soft image of the South Asian nation through her adventures.

In her passion for adventure, Naila summited the world's 13th-highest mountain, Gasherbrum-II, in 2021 before ascending the world's second-tallest mountain, K2, last year.

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Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal rates on Sept 26, 2023

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 September 26, 2023 (Tuesday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 291 294.15
Euro EUR 311 314
UK Pound Sterling GBP 368 371.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 82 82.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 78.05 78.8
Australian Dollar AUD 196 198
Bahrain Dinar BHD 781.13 789.13
Canadian Dollar CAD 220 222.2
China Yuan CNY 40.22 40.62
Danish Krone DKK 42.35 42.75
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 37.93 38.28
Indian Rupee INR 3.57 3.68
Japanese Yen JPY 1.88 1.95
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 951.03 960.03
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.62 63.22
New Zealand Dollar NZD 174.23 176.23
Norwegians Krone NOK 27.87 28.17
Omani Riyal OMR 762.72 770.72
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 80.69 81.39
Singapore Dollar SGD 215 217
Swedish Korona SEK 26.62 26.92
Swiss Franc CHF 325.12 327.62
Thai Bhat THB 8.31 8.46

Gold Rate in Pakistan Today – September 26, 2023

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 210,100 on Tuesday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs180,130.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs168,730 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs196,807.

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.

Today Gold Price in Pakistan - 26 September 2023

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 210,100 PKR 2,587
Karachi PKR 210,100 PKR 2,587
Islamabad PKR 210,100 PKR 2,587
Peshawar PKR 210,100 PKR 2,587
Quetta PKR 210,100 PKR 2,587
Sialkot PKR 210,100 PKR 2,587
Attock PKR 210,100 PKR 2,587
Gujranwala PKR 210,100 PKR 2,587
Jehlum PKR 210,100 PKR 2,587
Multan PKR 210,100 PKR 2,587
Bahawalpur PKR 210,100 PKR 2,587
Gujrat PKR 210,100 PKR 2,587
Nawabshah PKR 210,100 PKR 2,587
Chakwal PKR 210,100 PKR 2,587
Hyderabad PKR 210,100 PKR 2,587
Nowshehra PKR 210,100 PKR 2,587
Sargodha PKR 210,100 PKR 2,587
Faisalabad PKR 210,100 PKR 2,587
Mirpur PKR 210,100 PKR 2,587


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