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Bahria Town Karachi opens Pakistan's first zoo with international standards

Mahmood Idrees 12:17 PM | 16 May, 2018
Bahria Town Karachi opens Pakistan's first zoo with international standards
KARACHI - Bahria Town Karachi opened DanZoo, Pakistan’s first zoo with international standards, to public in a scintillating opening ceremony on Tuesday.

Admiral Hayat, COO Bahria Town Karachi was the chief guest of the ceremony, which was attended by noted personalities from the world of business, showbiz, sports and media, alongside top management of Bahria Town Karachi.

The proceedings began with recitation of the Holy Quran. After this, the gathering was given a detailed presentation on the project.

After performing the honor of ribbon-cutting, Admiral Hayat COO Bahria Town in his address said, ‘DanZoo is a new addition to Karachi’s tourist attractions. Bahria Town stays committed to redefining community lifestyle and concept of healthy entertainment in Pakistan.’

Special arrangements were made at DanZoo by Bahria Town Karachi management for making this ceremony a memorable event for all times to come.

The opening of Pakistan’s first day and night zoo in the city will give the residents of Bahria Town and Karachiites a chance to enjoy even more the beautiful windy evenings of the coastal city.

DanZoo is home to a range of exotic and indigenous breeds of animals and birds from ferocious carnivores African lion, White lion, Bengal tiger, Leopard, Puma, Asiatic black bears; amazing antelopes including Red deer, Chital deer, Fallow deer, Blackbucks, Hog deer, Urial, Llama; crocodiles; ostriches, rhea, emu and an exotic range of ducks, geese and swans.

The aviary is a stellar feature of DanZoo with a complete range of birds including peacocks, parrots, macaws, sparrows, doves, nightingales etc.

Sprawling over 70 acres of land, DanZoo has spacious enclosures that have been aesthetically branded with names for zones, and details of the occupant. ‘Wild on Wheels’, Tour de DanZoo, is the golf cart ride available to the visitors for a tour around the zoo. There is a huge lake at DanZoo with boating club. DanZoo is an international standard zoo for knowledge-based entertainment for the entire family.

Bahria Town Karachi is home to a world of tourist attractions including DanZoo, Bahria Adventure a world-class theme park, Grand Jamia Masjid: world’s 3rd and Pakistan’s largest masjid, Bahria Dancing Fountain, the Carnival area, CineGold, Pakistan’s largest Rafi Cricket Stadium, Pakistan’s first Hyatt Regency Hotel restaurants and cafes.

Bahria Town Karachi is the safest, greenest and cleanest lifestyle community in the history of the coastal city. Due to its intelligent planning and pricing, Bahria Town is home to an eclectic mix of the population from lower middle to the upper-class segments of the society, where thousands of families are already enjoying Bahria Town’s signature lifestyle.

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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 January 28, 2023 (Saturday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 263.9 266.15
Euro EUR 275.75 278.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 313 316
U.A.E Dirham AED 69.75 70.45
Saudi Riyal SAR 67.25 67.9
Australian Dollar AUD 178.5 180.9
Bahrain Dinar BHD 644.19 652.19
Canadian Dollar CAD 187.5 189.70
China Yuan CNY 35.71 36.11
Danish Krone DKK 35.38 35.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 30.94 31.29
Indian Rupee INR 2.97 3.08
Japanese Yen JPY 2.50 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 793.10 802.15
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 57.02 57.62
New Zealand Dollar NZD 156.69 158.69
Norwegians Krone NOK 24.46 24.76
Omani Riyal OMR 629.39 637.39
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 66.54 67.24
Singapore Dollar SGD 184.38 186.38
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 23.81
Swiss Franc CHF 263.01 265.51
Thai Bhat THB 7.38 7.53

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs209,600 on Saturday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs174,990.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs157,300 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 178,500.

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 209,600 PKR 2,220
Karachi PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Islamabad PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Peshawar PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Quetta PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Sialkot PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Attock PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Gujranwala PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Jehlum PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Multan PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Bahawalpur PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Gujrat PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Nawabshah PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Chakwal PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Hyderabad PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Nowshehra PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Sargodha PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Faisalabad PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Mirpur PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220

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