LONDON – Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday met his elder brother and deposed Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif in London to discuss the political, economic, and administrative situation in Pakistan.
The premier, accompanied by some PML-N leaders, traveled to London to attend the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II scheduled to be held tomorrow, September 19.
He arrived at the office of his nephew Hussain Nawaz in the British capital to meet his brother, accompanied by former finance minister Ishaq Dar, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif, and his son Suleman Shahbaz.
قائد مسلم لیگ ن محمد نوازشریف سے وزیراعظم شہبازشریف کی لندن میں ملاقات pic.twitter.com/cdlp1KppxS— PMLN (@pmln_org) September 18, 2022
The senior leader leadership of the ruling PML-N exchanged views on the current political and economic situation in Pakistan.
Shehbaz and his entourage landed at the Luton airport where he was received by Pakistan Ambassador to the UK Moazam Ali Khan.
Reports in media quoting sources from PML-N said that PM is likely to discuss the appointment of the new chief of army staff as well during his meeting with his elder brother.
After a brief stay in the United Kingdom, the PM will travel to New York to participate in the UNGA high-level debate from September 19-23.
He will also address the 77th United Nations General Assembly on September 23 with his speech focusing on climate-induced catastrophic floods in the country, per reports.
Pakistani rupee's value remained stable against US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal and other currencies in the open market.
On Monday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.15 for buying and 287.95 for selling.
Euro rate stands at 309.9 for buying and 310.5 for selling. British Pound GBP rate stands at 359.4 for buying, and 360.05 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED currently hovers around 77.45 while rate of Saudi Riyal stands at 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 gold remained under pressure as the precious metal moved down despite an upward trend in the international market.
On the first day of the week, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,000 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,043
A single tola of 22-karat gold costs Rs170,539, while 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs. 192,325 and the price of 18k gold is Rs164,850.
In the global market, gold prices hover at around $2086, gaining $14.44 on Monday.
|Lahore||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Karachi||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Quetta||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Attock||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Multan||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|