LAHORE – The PPP has reportedly nominated Makhdoom Syed Ahmed Mahmud for Punjab governor's office.
According to media reports, the PPP leadership has informed Mahmud of the decision. Mahmud has already served as Punjab governor.
Mahmud, who was earlier part of PML-F, decided to part ways with his party after the then president Asif Ali Zardari appointed him Punjab governor in December 2012. He remained in office till June 2013.
Newly-elected Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, who was sworn in on April 11, is yet to form his federal cabinet and appoint governors in the four provinces — Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh and Balochistan.
Sources say MQM-P will get the governorship of Sindh, PPP Punjab, JUI-F Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and BNP-M Balochistan.
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 8, 2023 (Wednesday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||331.78||332.48|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||35.08||35.45|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||174.19||176.18|
KARACHI – Gold prices fell on Wednesday for the third straight day in local markets, after hitting aan all-time high in previous week.
The per tola price of 24 carats gold in Pakistan dropped by Rs2,000 to settle at Rs198,000 while the price of 10 grams decreased by Rs1715 to reach Rs169753.
On Monday, the gold price witnessed a drop of Rs200 per tola to close at Rs204,300.
In the international market, the commodity witnessed an upward trend as per ounce price reached to $1,880 after an increase of $11 dollars.