Ahsan Ramzan seals semifinals birth in IBSF World 6-Red Snooker Championship

10:40 AM | 15 Nov, 2023
Ahsan Ramzan seals semifinals birth in IBSF World 6-Red Snooker Championship
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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 exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 9 Dec 2023

Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against the US dollar, and other currencies in the open market on Saturday.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

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)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 283.4 285.95
Euro EUR 307 307
UK Pound Sterling GBP 358.5 362
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.2 78
Saudi Riyal SAR 76 76.8
Australian Dollar AUD 187.2 189
Bahrain Dinar BHD 755.82 763.82
Canadian Dollar CAD 209 211
China Yuan CNY 39.82 40.22
Danish Krone DKK 41.14 41.54
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.37 36.72
Japanese Yen JPY 3.41 3.52
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 922.14 931.14
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.82 61.42
New Zealand Dollar NZD 175.33 177.33
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.12 26.42
Omani Riyal OMR 738.71 746.71
Qatari Riyal QAR 78.07 78.77
Singapore Dollar SGD 211 213
Swedish Korona SEK 27.32 27.62
Swiss Franc CHF 324.5 327
Thai Bhat THB 8.08 8.23

Gold remains under pressure in Pakistan; Check today gold rates here

Gold prices witnessed negative trend in local markets in line with the trend in the international market.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 9 December 2023

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.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

City Gold Silver
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


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