DOHA – Young Pakistani cueist Ahsan Ramzan continues to shine and he now advanced to the semifinals of World 6-Red Snooker Championship being held in Doha.
Ahsan Ramzan, 18, outclassed Bahrain’s Habib Sabah to make his way into the semi finals.
He displayed A-game at the event and won the game with remarkable 5-2 scoreline. He executed shots and demonstrated outstanding cue control to seal spot in the prominent semifinal round.
Previously at the event, the snooker prodigy beat Sri Lankan cueist Susantha Boteju 4-2 (29-36, 48-09, 50-16, 65-06, 02-47, 48-06) but Latvia’s Rodion Judin outclassed Ahsan.
Another Pakistani cueist Mohammad Naseem Akhtar also advanced in the Snooker Championship in Doha.
Naseem Akhtar beat Nepal’s Santosh Putuwar 4-1 (39-29, 0-42, 45-07, 46-05, 38-36) and then claimed victory against Hong Kong player Cheung Ka Wai with an identical score (38-31, 76-24, 59-06, 29-38, 44-04).
Ahsan and other snooker player won several honours in their career. In 2022, Ahsan won the final of the International Billiards and Snooker Federation, beating another Iranian player in Qatar.
He etched his name in history books for being amateur snooker and become the second youngest player at world amateur snooker champion in the world.
Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against the US dollar, and other currencies in the open market on Saturday.
On Saturday, the US dollar was being quoted at 283.4 for buying and 285.95 for selling.
Euro comes down to 307 for buying and 310 for selling. British Pound rate remains unchanged at 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED witnessed slight drop and new rate stands at 77.2 whereas the Saudi Riyal remained stable at 76.
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||362|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.37||36.72|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||175.33||177.33|
Gold prices witnessed negative trend in local markets in line with the trend in the international market.
On Saturday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,600, and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,560.
Single tola of 22 Karat Gold price costs Rs199,465, 21 karat rate per tola costs Rs190, 400 and 18k gold rate is Rs163,200.00 for each tola.
In the global market, gold prices hovers around $2,004 per ounce, after drop of $23.35 on Saturday.
|Lahore||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Karachi||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Quetta||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Attock||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Multan||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,530|