The Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) band, the oldest regiment in the British Army, is currently on a visit to Pakistan, showcasing its musical prowess with a delightful rendition of the popular 2022 Coke Studio song 'Pasoori' by Ali Sethi and Shae Gill. The British High Commission shared a video of the HAC band's performance on social media, drawing swift recognition and applause.
In a recent post on social media platform X, the band expressed pride in their collaboration with Pakistan, providing musical support for His Majesty The King’s Birthday Parties at The British High Commission. The post mentioned the band's plans to perform at various engagements throughout the week, utilizing the opportunity to rehearse for upcoming events.
The HAC Band are proud to be working in Pakistan, providing musical support to His Majesty The King’s Birthday Parties at The British High Commission.— The Honourable Artillery Company Regimental Band (@HAC_Band) November 15, 2023
The band will perform at engagements throughout the week & are taking the opportunity to rehearse for the next few days pic.twitter.com/rmnzst5aQz
Ali Sethi acknowledged the band's instrumental version of 'Pasoori,' sharing the clip on his official Instagram account.
'Pasoori' emerged as the most-streamed Pakistani song on Spotify for 2022, surpassing others in both local and global rankings, according to Spotify's Wrapped insights. Ali Sethi celebrated the song's success on his social media, expressing pride in its achievements and its message of inclusion.
The sensational Punjabi track's widespread popularity was further acknowledged by Shae Gill, who commended its reception and recognized its ability to resonate with diverse audiences. She termed it a significant achievement for Pakistan, generating pride among the listeners worldwide."
Pakistani rupee advanced its winning momentum against US dollar, and other currencies in the open market amid strong economic cues.
On Saturday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.15 for buying and 287.95 for selling.
Euro moves down to 309.9 for buying and 310.5 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 359.4 for buying, and 360.05 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED also moved down to 77.45 whereas the Saudi Riyal drops to 75.82.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||359.4||360.05|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.38||36.48|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
The price of gold fell by thousands of rupees as precious metal lost shine despite an upward trend in the international market.
On Saturday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,300 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,300.
Meanwhile, single tola of 22 Karat gold costs Rs199,190, 21 karat rate costs Rs190,138 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,975.
Globally, gold prices hover at around $2072, gaining $32 on Saturday.
|Lahore||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Karachi||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Quetta||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Attock||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Multan||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|