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Pakistan’s World Cup 2019 squad call on PM Imran Khan

02:47 PM | 19 Apr, 2019
Pakistan’s World Cup 2019 squad call on PM Imran Khan
ISLAMABAD – National Team members along with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials held a meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad on Friday.

The cricket-turned-politician encouraged the national cricket team and expressed his good wishes for them for triumph in the world cup to be held in England in May-June this year.

https://twitter.com/PTIofficial/status/1119161678048792577

Imran Khan, who is considered as one of the greatest cricketer, said prayers of entire nation are with the national cricket team. He said being ambassadors of the nation, great expectations have been pinned by the people on the national team. He asked the players to build the image of the country through their sportsmanship and conduct.

During an hour-long meeting, Khan told the players that the champions always enter the ground with proper planning and the spirit of success.

Pakistan Captain Sarfaraz Ahmed presenting an autographed team shirt to Prime Minister Imran Khan at PM House.–Photo by PCB


The Team’s visit to PM House comes a day after PCB announced a 15-member squad for forthcoming ICC Cricket World Cup and England tour.

Addressing a news conference in Lahore on Thursday, Chief Selector Inzmam ul Haq said that Sarfraz Ahmad will lead the squad in the mega event.

https://en.dailypakistan.com.pk/sports/pakistan-announces-15-member-cricket-team-for-world-cup-2019/

He said that Asif Ali and Mohammad Amir have been selected for the England T20I and ODIs to be played in the lead up to the World Cup from 5th to 19th of next month. He said that these two players will provide cover to the World Cup squad and can be drafted into the side by 23 May, if required.

The rest of team is comprised of: Fakhr Zaman, Imam ul Haq, Abid Ali, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Haaris Sohail, Sarfraz Ahmad, Shadab Khan, Imad Waseem, Hassan Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Junaid Khan and Muhammad Husnain.

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Pakistani rupee recovers against US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham and Riyal; check forex rates

Pakistani rupee continues recovering losses against US dollar and other currencies amid positive economic cues.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Tuesday, the US dollar moved down and was being quoted at 283.6 for buying and 286.65 for selling.

Euro slides down to 309 for buying and 312 for selling. British Pound rate inches up to 360 for buying, and 363.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED dropped to 77.50 whereas the Saudi Riyal rate stands at 75.90.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 5 December 2023

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 283.6 286.65
Euro EUR 309 312
UK Pound Sterling GBP 360 363.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.5 78.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 75.9 76.7
Australian Dollar AUD 187.72 188.22
Bahrain Dinar BHD 757.72 765.72
Canadian Dollar CAD 209 211
China Yuan CNY 39.93 40.33
Danish Krone DKK 41.59 41.99
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.46 36.81
Indian Rupee INR 3.42 3.53
Japanese Yen JPY 1.49 1.56
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 922.11 931.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.97 61.57
New Zealand Dollar NZD 175.89 177.89
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.68 26.98
Omani Riyal OMR 740.01 748.01
Qatari Riyal QAR 78.27 78.97
Singapore Dollar SGD 211 213
Swedish Korona SEK 27.45 27.75
Swiss Franc CHF 327.65 330.15
Thai Bhat THB 8.16 8.31

Gold Rates in Pakistan - Check today gold price - 5 December 2023

The gold remained under pressure in Pakistan amid a huge drop in price of the precious metal despite in the international market.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 5 December 2023

On Tuesday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs218,500 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs187,330. 

Single tola of 24 karat is Rs218,500, 22 Karat Gold costs Rs200,290, rate of 21 karat gold stands at Rs191,190 whereas 18k gold rate is Rs163,875.00 for each tola.

In the global market, gold saw huge drop in price, coming down to $2037 per ounce after drop of $81.79.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Karachi PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Islamabad PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Peshawar PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Quetta PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Sialkot PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Attock PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Gujranwala PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Jehlum PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Multan PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Bahawalpur PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Gujrat PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Nawabshah PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Chakwal PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Hyderabad PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Nowshehra PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Sargodha PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Faisalabad PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720
Mirpur PKR 218,500 PKR 2,720

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