ISLAMABAD – TikTok has joined hands with the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations, and Coordination (MNHSRC) to launch an awareness campaign for COVID-19 prevention in Pakistan, a statement in this regard said Wednesday.
As a part of the campaign titled #MeriVaccineKahani, the top health body of Pakistan has officially joined TikTok and will be using the platform to disseminate information about COVID-19 prevention and their vaccine programme, it said in a statement.
"This campaign is in line with the government's priority of engaging with the country's youth and creating awareness on such matters," it said.
MNHSRC has partnered with TikTok to launch an awareness campaign for COVID-19 prevention. We have officially joined TikTok (https://t.co/wGJ7jDIo8O) and will be using the platform to disseminate information about COVID-19 prevention and our vaccine programme. #MeriVaccineKahani pic.twitter.com/mEmPNUWBlj— Ministry of National Health Services, Pakistan (@nhsrcofficial) December 15, 2021
Speaking about the partnership with the widely popular social media app, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr Faisal Sultan said: "We are delighted to join hands with TikTok, one of the most influential social media platforms in Pakistan."
He said that the platform will help government educate people about COVID-19 and vaccine programme across the country.
"Being on TikTok will significantly help us accelerate our efforts in that regard."
Farah Tukan, Head of Public Policy - METAP (Middle East, Turkey, Africa and Pakistan) at TikTok, said: “We are pleased to join hands with the MNHSRC for this campaign and will do everything we can to support them raise awareness for COVID-19 prevention measures through our platform.
"As a socially responsible platform, we are committed to supporting the safety and well-being of people and this partnership with the MNHSRC is another step in that direction."
Pakistani rupee remained stable against US dollar in the open bank market on Friday.
On Friday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.3 for buying and 288.15 for selling.
Euro moves down to 311 for buying and 314 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 361.5 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal rate stands at 76.20.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||361.5|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.63||36.98|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
KARACHI – The gold price continues to climb up in the local market in line of upward trend in international market.
On Thursday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs217,400, and the price for 10-gram gold reached Rs186,390.
Meanwhile, the 22 Karat Gold price stands at Rs199,282, 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs190,225 and 18k gold rate hovers around Rs163,050.
In international market, the price of precious metal hovers around $2,045 per ounce.
|Lahore||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Karachi||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Quetta||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Attock||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Multan||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|