Allied Bank arranges awareness session on drip irrigation,tunnel farming in Balochistan

Web Desk 02:35 PM | 19 Mar, 2020
Allied Bank arranges awareness session on drip irrigation,tunnel farming in Balochistan
Allied Bank arranges awareness session on drip irrigation,tunnel farming in Balochistan
Allied Bank arranges awareness session on drip irrigation,tunnel farming in Balochistan
Allied Bank arranges awareness session on drip irrigation,tunnel farming in Balochistan

An awareness Session on 'Drip Irrigation and Tunnel Farming' was organized recently at Pishin, in accordance with ABL’s CSR strategy to support sustainable development avenues for the farmers and agriculturists in Baluchistan Province.

The session was attended by the leading agriculturists, farmers, community leaders, businessmen, members of Zamindaran Action Committee Baluchistan, State Bank of Pakistan Quetta Team, Baluchistan Agriculture Department Team and Additional Deputy Commissioner, Pishin.

Bashir Bangulzai, Director Agriculture Department, Govt. of Balochistan and his team, who are considered experts in the field; along with Amjad Ali Imran, Chief Manager (State Bank of Pakistan, Quetta) addressed the session whereby they highlighted the importance of Drip Irrigation especially in the water scarce areas as Baluchistan. He also appreciated ABLs’ efforts towards financial inclusion of country’s relatively underdeveloped areas in Balochistan Province.

Bari Tareen, Chairman Zamindaran Action Committee, Balochistan and member of SBP Agriculture Credit Advisory Committee also addressed the session and called upon the farmers to use the technique to save water for the future generations and thanked ABL for arranging such an informative session for the farmers of Baluchistan Province. 

Also speaking on the occasion, Haji Wali Muhammad an agriculturist and Tribal Leader emphasized on the need for applying innovative farming methods to enhance crop yield so that the farmers could reap benefit and uplift their living standards. He also appreciated SBP’s as well as ABL’s efforts for arranging such informative sessions in the Province. 

Munawar Raza Shah, Group Head, BSG South 1 & Abdullah Regional Head, CRBG Quetta thanked the participants and also reiterated the Bank’s commitment to provide state of the art solutions to the farmers to increase their produce.

Syed Sajid Ali Shah, Divisional Head Agri also addressed the audience and shared the initiatives taken by the Bank for the benefit of the people of Baluchistan which includes various steps under the bank’s CSR philosophy.

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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 4, 2023 (Saturday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.9 283.2
Euro EUR 300.98 301.58
UK Pound Sterling GBP 337.01 337.71
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.14 75.44
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.55 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 189 192
Bahrain Dinar BHD 712.72 720.69
Canadian Dollar CAD 200 202.2
China Yuan CNY 39.67 39.73
Danish Krone DKK 39.33 39.73
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 34.19 34.54
Indian Rupee INR 3.28 3.39
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 878 887
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.83 63.43
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.25 175.25
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.79 27.09
Omani Riyal OMR 696.08 704.08
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 73.62 74.32
Singapore Dollar SGD 204 206
Swedish Korona SEK 25.61 25.91
Swiss Franc CHF 291.69 294.19
Thai Bhat THB 8.15 8.30

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 205,200 on Saturday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs175,930.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs167,318 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 195,157.

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 205,200 PKR 2,430
Karachi PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Islamabad PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Peshawar PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Quetta PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Sialkot PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Attock PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Gujranwala PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Jehlum PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Multan PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Bahawalpur PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Gujrat PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Nawabshah PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Chakwal PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Hyderabad PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Nowshehra PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Sargodha PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Faisalabad PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Mirpur PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430


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