Denmark celebrates multi-faceted relations with Pakistan

Muhammad Abbas 02:10 PM | 15 May, 2017
Denmark celebrates multi-faceted relations with Pakistan
Lahore - Denmark, and Pakistan enjoy strong and multi-faceted relations, which was evident from the public festival ‘DKinPK’ organized by the Embassy of Denmark. The event showcased the longstanding and highly diverse collaboration between both countries within the areas of trade, development, peace and stabilization and cultural exchange.

Speaking at the event, the Ambassador of Denmark, H.E. Ole Thonke said that the Embassy had launched “DKinPK' as part of its efforts to reach out to Pakistanis and create awareness about the important and long standing partnership between the two countries. “In addition to presenting the work of our local partners in Pakistan, we also want to increase awareness about Danish expertise which can provide inspiration to Pakistan, for example within areas of health, energy, food and water management”, said Ambassador Thonke.

Jonas and his band

During the event, multiple partners, who have been supported by the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) since 2010, showcased their work and contributions in Pakistan, which primarily focus on promoting gender equality, democracy, human rights, education and arts and culture. Many of the Danish companies operating in Pakistan also showcased their efforts towards wind energy, water management, healthcare, and textile solutions. The guests could also get a taste of delicious Danish food prepared by the globally recognized Ms. Kamilla Seidler - awarded Best Chef in Latin America 2016 - while listening to the captivating music performances by the Danish band ‘Jonas and the Gang’.

Ambassador of Denmark, H.E. Ole Thonke

The Ambassador also emphasized on Denmark’s focus on creating business partnerships, which will result in knowledge sharing, job creations and innovative solutions for Pakistan. “Pakistan remains an important partner to us, and we look forward to exploring further areas of collaboration, where we can create a win-win situation for both countries while continue to strengthen our bilateral and people-to-people relations”, said Ambassador Thonke. He also reiterated that Pakistan was an amazing and untapped country with so much to offer in terms of culture, diversity and business opportunities. “I hope that today, we were able to showcase a bit about what Denmark can offer to Pakistan and especially how much we can achieve together through meaningful partnerships”, concluded the Ambassador.

The event management was by JbnJaws and PR was done by Lotus.


USD to PKR: Pakistani rupee remains stable against dollar amid ongoing talks with IMF

KARACHI – Pakistani rupee, which is facing blows in the open market, remained stable against the US dollar, in the inter-bank market on Wednesday.

The local currency moved slightly upward during the opening hours of trading in the inter-bank market. Before noon, PKR was hovering around 285.22, with a slight increase of Rs0.13.

As the situation remained under control in the interbank market, the rupee hits a fresh record low in the open market and was selling at 315 per dollar.

In a recent development, the IMF mission chief shared positive news, confirming that talks are underway with Pakistani authorities. The resumption of the IMF programme remains important for the crisis-hit country.

Today's gold rates in Pakistan – May 31 2023

KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 232,300 on Wednesday.The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs199,160.   

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 232,300 PKR 2,485
Karachi PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Islamabad PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Peshawar PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Quetta PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Sialkot PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Attock PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Gujranwala PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Jehlum PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Multan PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Bahawalpur PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Gujrat PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Nawabshah PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Chakwal PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Hyderabad PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Nowshehra PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Sargodha PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Faisalabad PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Mirpur PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485


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