Miss Universe Pakistan 2023, Erica Robin, is making headlines and turning heads at the prestigious pageant with her enchanting presence and a national costume that beautifully weaves Pakistan's rich culture and history. In a standout move during the swimsuit round, Erica chose empowerment over convention, gracing the stage confidently in a burkini, eschewing the traditional bikini.
In a captivating collaboration with renowned designer Rubin Singer and the Miss Universe Organization, Erica adorned a breathtaking kaftan, creating ripples of admiration. The official swimwear photos not only showcased her grace but also announced an exclusive collection for fans to own a piece of the glamour from the Miss Universe stage.
A follow-up runway video featuring Erica strutting with confidence elevated Pakistan's visibility. The caption celebrated her impactful presentation, proclaiming, 'Causing a stir, it’s undeniably her... Pakistan!' The spotlight shone on her National Costume 'Pehchaan,' symbolizing individuality and making a resounding impact at the 72nd Miss Universe Preliminary Competition in El Salvador.
Fans were pleasantly surprised and cheered her on in the comment section.
Erica, in a previous statement, emphasized her commitment to upholding Pakistan's reputation on the global stage. Breaking barriers, she stands as the first-ever representative from Pakistan on the Miss Universe stage. In an interview with Voice of America, Erica expressed her joy at the opportunity, declaring, 'I belong to Pakistan.'
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|