Principal Michael Thomson inaugurates 6th Aitchison College Junior National Tennis Championship

07:29 PM | 18 Oct, 2023
Principal Michael Thomson inaugurates 6th Aitchison College Junior National Tennis Championship

LAHORE – Michael Thomson, Principal of Aitchison College, inaugurated the 6th Aitchison College Junior National Tennis Championship 2023 here at the state-of-the-art hard tennis courts on Tuesday.

Mr. Michael Thomson, along with PLTA Secretary Mr. Rashid Malik, graced the opening ceremony as chief guest. They officially inaugurated the prestigious tournament during a vibrant ceremony. The chief guest took the time to witness several matches and praised the players for their impressive dis­play of skills on the court.

Mr. Thomson emphasized the college’s dedication to nurtur­ing young champions. “We have established one of the best in­frastructures at the college with the aim of producing young champions here. Besides pro­viding the best education, we also want to make them fit and healthy. These youngsters are engaged in healthy sports activ­ities, where they are trained and groomed under highly qualified coaches. The future of these youngsters is quite bright, and hopefully, they will serve their country in the best possible manner at the national and in­ternational levels,” he said.

PLTA Secretary Rashid Ma­lik expressed his gratitude to Aitchison College Principal Mi­chael Thomson and commend­ed his passion for sports. “The tennis infrastructure at Aitchi­son College is of international standard, and not only national tennis events but also ATF and ITF Junior Tournaments will also be conducted here soon.”

The opening day of the cham­pionship witnessed over 25 matches, with top players com­fortably advancing to the sec­ond round. In the boys U-18 1st round, Bilal Asim beat Hanzla Anwar 6-0, 6-0, M Sohaan Noor (Aitchison) beat Hamza Rehmat 2-6, 7-5, 7-6, Sheheryar Anees beat Kanwar Abdul Rehman 6-0, 6-0, Kashan Tariq beat Ryan Omer 6-0, 6-0, Haider Nadeem beat Abdur Rehman Pirzada 6-2, 6-2, Husnain Ali Rizwan beat Jalal Ibrahim 6-0, 6-0, Saif Ullah beat Asfandyar 6-0, 6-0, Waleed Humayun beat Asfand Yar 6-0, 6-0, Ibrahim Rafi beat Hassan Raza 6-3, 7-6, Ali Zain beat Shahmir Dilshad 6-2, 6-1.

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Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 2 March 2024

Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against USD and other currencies in the open market on March 2, 2024 (Saturday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 2, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 27.13 27.43
Swedish Korona SEK 314.07 316.57
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89


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