Arzish Azam highlights Pakistan's entrepreneurship & investment ecosystem at GITEX GLOBAL 2023

05:18 PM | 17 Oct, 2023
Arzish Azam highlights Pakistan's entrepreneurship & investment ecosystem at GITEX GLOBAL 2023

DUBAI – The 43rd edition of GITEX GLOBAL, one of the world's largest tech and startup shows, saw a groundbreaking moment with the historic representation of Pakistan. Arzish Azam, the CEO of Ejad Labs, was invited to speak as part of the panel about the remarkable achievements of Future Fest - "Pakistans Largest Tech Event" in building Pakistan's 'Entrepreneurship & Investment Ecosystem.' 

At this globally acclaimed event, Arzish Azam highlighted the pivotal role of Future Fest as a “Gateway to Pakistan” for the world, showcasing the nation's technological and innovative prowess. The event brought together key stakeholders, shining a much-needed spotlight on Pakistan's burgeoning talent ecosystem and its boundless potential.

Arzish Azam expressed immense pride in representing Pakistan at this global forum, emphasizing that Pakistan deserves a prominent place on the world stage, given its significant participation in events of such magnitude. He extended his gratitude to GITEX for welcoming Pakistan with open arms.

GITEX GLOBAL 2023, held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, marked its 43rd edition since its inception in 1981. The event featured an impressive lineup of 6,000 exhibitors, including 50 from Pakistan at the 'Tech destiNation' pavilion, and played host to an astonishing 180,000 tech executives from 180 nations. Notably, around 2,000 visitors from Pakistan graced the event.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, officially inaugurated GITEX GLOBAL 2023. He lauded the remarkable growth in participation at GITEX and recognized Dubai as a pivotal hub for the technology industry, driving progress, innovation, and international collaboration in the rapidly evolving technology landscape.

Pakistan's presence at GITEX GLOBAL 2023 was a significant step towards showcasing the nation's technological achievements, fostering global partnerships, and highlighting its potential as a burgeoning tech hub. This historic representation paves the way for a brighter future of innovation and entrepreneurship in Pakistan.

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Pakistani rupee sees marginal decline against US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, & Riyal; check forex rates

Pakistani rupee witnessed marginal losses against US dollar, and other currencies in the open market.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Wednesday, the dollar was being quoted at 285.6 for selling and 288.65 for buying purposes.

Euro price stands at 312 for buying and 315 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 360 for buying, and 363 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED stands at 78.25 whereas the Saudi Riyal also witnessed fall and new price stands at 76.25.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 29 November 2023

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 285.6  288.65 
Euro EUR 312  315 
UK Pound Sterling GBP 360  363
U.A.E Dirham AED 78.25  79
Saudi Riyal SAR 76.25 77.25
Australian Dollar AUD 187.2 189
Bahrain Dinar BHD 750.11 758.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 209 211
China Yuan CNY 39.58 39.98
Danish Krone DKK 41.38 41.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.24 36.59
Indian Rupee INR 3.39 3.5
Japanese Yen JPY 1.55 1.63
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 914.36 923.36
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.38 60.98
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.44 175.44
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.25 26.55
Omani Riyal OMR 741.26 749.26
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 77.63 78.33
Singapore Dollar SGD 211 213
Swedish Korona SEK 26.93 27.23
Swiss Franc CHF 320.1 322.6
Thai Bhat THB 8.01 8.16

Gold rates see big increase in Pakistan; Check today gold price here

KARACHI – The gold price moved up down in the local market in line with massive increase in international market.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 29 November 2023

On Wednesday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs218,000, and the price for 10-gram gold saw an increase of Rs943 to reach Rs186,900.

Meanwhile, the 22 Karat Gold price stands at Rs199,830, 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs190,750 and 18k gold rate hoveres around Rs163,500.00.

In international market, the price of precious metal went up by $29 to settle at $2,044 per ounce.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Karachi PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Islamabad PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Peshawar PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Quetta PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Sialkot PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Attock PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Gujranwala PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Jehlum PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Multan PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Bahawalpur PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Gujrat PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Nawabshah PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Chakwal PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Hyderabad PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Nowshehra PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Sargodha PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Faisalabad PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610
Mirpur PKR 218,000 PKR 2,610


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