BALI – A brief scolding that China's most powerful leader in decades, Xi Jinping, gave to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over a leaked conversation, went viral and made headlines.
In the brief clip, Xi Jinping can be seen having a heated conversation with Mr. Trudeau at a concluding reception for the G20 meeting on Wednesday.
Chinese leader despite smiling tightly expressed displeasure over the leaking of details of the conversation between the two leaders.
The Cdn Pool cam captured a tough talk between Chinese President Xi & PM Trudeau at the G20 today. In it, Xi express his displeasure that everything discussed yesterday “has been leaked to the paper(s), that’s not appropriate… & that’s not the way the conversation was conducted” pic.twitter.com/Hres3vwf4Q— Annie Bergeron-Oliver (@AnnieClaireBO) November 16, 2022
Things we discussed were leaked to the media, that’s not appropriate, a Chinese translator can be heard saying to the Canadian premier. XI called the leaked incident ‘inappropriate’ and accused Trudeau of lacking ‘sincerity’.
In the second half of the clip, Xi called ‘sincerity’ a vital ingredient for fruitful talks. Otherwise, the outcome will be hard to say, he added.
PM Trudeau then responded, saying “In Canada, we believe in free and frank dialogue,” to which the Chinese President responded that “Let’s create the conditions first.”
The footage further shows a brief handshake between the two leaders before they split.
The heated debate occurred at the conclusion of a summit where the Chinese leader sought to steady Beijing's relations with the West. Meanwhile, Ottawa had not been included in Xi Jinping’s roster of formal engagements, depicting displeasure with recent comments.
The two leaders held their first talks in more than three years however the talks leaked to the media. During the rare engagement, the Canadian premier raised ‘concerns’ over interference by Beijing, per reports.
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 – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs199,500 on Wednesday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs171,040.
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 199,500||PKR 2,340|
|Karachi||PKR 199,500||PKR 2,340|
|Islamabad||PKR 199,500||PKR 2,340|
|Peshawar||PKR 199,500||PKR 2,340|
|Quetta||PKR 199,500||PKR 2,340|
|Sialkot||PKR 199,500||PKR 2,340|
|Attock||PKR 199,500||PKR 2,340|
|Gujranwala||PKR 199,500||PKR 2,340|
|Jehlum||PKR 199,500||PKR 2,340|
|Multan||PKR 199,500||PKR 2,340|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 199,500||PKR 2,340|
|Gujrat||PKR 199,500||PKR 2,340|
|Nawabshah||PKR 199,500||PKR 2,340|
|Chakwal||PKR 199,500||PKR 2,340|
|Hyderabad||PKR 199,500||PKR 2,340|
|Nowshehra||PKR 199,500||PKR 2,340|
|Sargodha||PKR 199,500||PKR 2,340|
|Faisalabad||PKR 199,500||PKR 2,340|
|Mirpur||PKR 199,500||PKR 2,340|