TASHKENT – Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Samarkand, during his two-day visit to attend the annual meeting of the heads of state of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).
During the meeting, Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his willingness to supply gas to South Asian country. Pipeline gas supplies to Pakistan were possible and that part of the necessary infrastructure was already in place, Putin said.
Recalling bilateral ties with Pakistan, the Russian president termed Islamabad a priority partner in Southeast Asia and Asia as a whole, saying relations between the two sides are developing positively.
Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and Russian President H.E Vladimir Putin shake hands ahead of their meeting in Samarqand Uzbekistan. pic.twitter.com/lQHKeGEfQe— Prime Minister's Office (@PakPMO) September 15, 2022
He also expressed condolences over the loss of life from natural disasters, and the unprecedented flooding in Pakistan.
Earlier, the premier also called on Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and discussed issues of mutual interest.
Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev arrive at Congress Centre to hold delegation level bilateral meeting pic.twitter.com/lwpPCqFiM6— Prime Minister's Office (@PakPMO) September 15, 2022
Pakistan’s state broadcaster said both sides shared strengthening Pak-Uzbek ties in diverse fields for the benefit of the two brotherly nations.
Earlier, Prime Minister Shehbaz reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to the ‘Shanghai Spirit’. He said, “Mutual respect and trust can be the bedrock of shared development and prosperity”.
PM added that “The global economic turbulence has necessitated the need for more cooperation among the SCO member countries. The SCO vision represents the aspirations of 40 percent of the world population”.
Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will chair the SCO summit where important global and regional issues, including climate change, food security energy security, and sustainable supply chains will be discussed.
Member countries will deliberate on important global and regional issues, including climate change, food and energy security, and sustainable supply chains. They will also approve agreements and documents that will chart the future direction of cooperation among the SCO member states.
SCO leaders would also approve agreements and documents that would chart the future direction of cooperation among the organization's member states.
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 February 4, 2023 (Saturday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||337.01||337.71|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||34.19||34.54|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.25||175.25|
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 205,200 on Saturday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs175,930.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs167,318 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 195,157.
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.
|Lahore||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Karachi||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Islamabad||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Peshawar||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Quetta||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Sialkot||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Attock||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Gujranwala||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Jehlum||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Multan||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Gujrat||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Nawabshah||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Chakwal||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Hyderabad||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Nowshehra||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Sargodha||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Faisalabad||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Mirpur||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|