CJP Saqib Nisar lauds Turkish ties with Pakistan in meeting with Erdogan

Web Desk 06:44 PM | 18 Dec, 2018
CJP Saqib Nisar lauds Turkish ties with Pakistan in meeting with Erdogan
ISLAMABAD - Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar Tuesday called on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Konya, Turkey.

During the meeting, the CJP highlighted the special love and affection between the people of Pakistan and Turkey. President Erdogan also expressed his warm sentiments for the people of Pakistan and welcomed the chief justice to the city of Moulana Rumi.

The CJP later participated in the “Seb-i-Arus” being held in Konya to commemorate the death anniversary of renowned Sufi saint and poet, Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi, and witnessed the “samah” ceremony as part of the commemorative events.

Earlier in the day, the CJP held a meeting with President of the Turkish Constitutional Court Prof Dr Zuhtu Arslan in Ankara. The two sides exchanged views on legal and judicial matters of mutual interest.

The CJP briefed his Turkish counterpart on the working of the judicial system of Pakistan. He also outlined the initiatives being taken by the Supreme Court of Pakistan in furtherance of the fundamental rights of the people.

He emphasized that promotion and protection of the fundamental rights of the common citizens of Pakistan remained the highest priority for the Supreme Court, as the provision of those rights had a direct impact on the lives of the common citizens.

He said the Supreme Court was working to ensure that the Executive would take all possible measures to uphold the fundamental rights. In this regard, he briefed Prof Dr Arslan regarding his initiatives for water management, population control, provision of health facilities, and, ensures justice and rule of law.

Dr Zuhtu Arslan briefed the CJP on the working of the Turkish judicial system, informing that the Turkish Constitutional Court system was one of the oldest in Europe.

The two sides agreed to further strengthen institutional collaborations between the highest courts of the two countries.

The CJP is currently on an official visit to Turkey at the invitation of the President of the Constitutional Court of Turkey.

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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 February 1, 2023 (Wednesday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 269.9 272.85
Euro EUR 290.22 290.82
UK Pound Sterling GBP 330.48 331.18
U.A.E Dirham AED 72.78 73.08
Saudi Riyal SAR 71.23 71.53
Australian Dollar AUD 190 193
Bahrain Dinar BHD 702.68 710.68
Canadian Dollar CAD 201.75 205
China Yuan CNY 39.15 39.55
Danish Krone DKK 38.6 39
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 33.72 34.07
Indian Rupee INR 3.24 3.35
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 865.31 874.31
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.24 62.84
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.35 173.35
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.76 27.06
Omani Riyal OMR 686.49 694.49
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 72.58 73.28
Singapore Dollar SGD 201.2 203.2
Swedish Korona SEK 25.45 25.75
Swiss Franc CHF 286.19 288.69
Thai Bhat THB 8.06 8.21

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs202,000 on Wednesday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs173,190.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs164,500 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 179,100.

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 202,000 PKR 2,390
Karachi PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Islamabad PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Peshawar PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Quetta PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Sialkot PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Attock PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Gujranwala PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Jehlum PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Multan PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Bahawalpur PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Gujrat PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Nawabshah PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Chakwal PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Hyderabad PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Nowshehra PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Sargodha PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Faisalabad PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390
Mirpur PKR 202,000 PKR 2,390


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