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Beaconhouse Group partners with Teach For Pakistan for ending educational inequity

Web Desk 05:29 PM | 21 Oct, 2020
Beaconhouse Group partners with Teach For Pakistan for ending educational inequity

LAHORE - Teach For Pakistan and The Beaconhouse Group signed a Memorandum of Understanding, formalizing a 2-year partnership between the two organizations.

The agreement was signed by Teach For Pakistan CEO, Khadija Shahper Bakhtiar and Nassir Kasuri, the Executive Director North of The Beaconhouse Schools System. Other members of the organization’s Board of Directors, including Osman Saifullah Khan and Tajamal Shah were also present at the occasion. 

The Beaconhouse Group has been a founding partner to Teach For Pakistan, supporting the organization since its launch in Islamabad in 2017 by generously donating infrastructure and financial resources. With the support of partners like The Beaconhouse Group, Teach For Pakistan has to date placed and enabled 48 talented graduates from the country’s best universities to teach over 3,000 students and support 20 public schools in Islamabad’s rural sectors of Tarnol, Nilore, Bara Kahu and Sihala. As its primary placement partner, Teach For Pakistan is supporting the Federal Directorate of Education in building an equitable and excellent education system.

This partnership reflects the Beaconhouse Group’s intention to elevate the quality of education in low-income communities by supporting excellent teaching and learning opportunities for students, similar to those available to children attending private schools. Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Nassir Kasuri, who is also serving as the Chairman of the Teach For Pakistan’s Board said, “Beaconhouse is to proud partner with Teach For Pakistan because it has a tremendous impact in classrooms and beyond. The Fellowship program is developing leadership capabilities of young professionals and graduates who go on to become life-long leaders in the education sector.” He hopes that this MoU will inspire other private school networks to come forward and support this transformative initiative in Pakistan.

Ms. Bakhtiar said, “With the support of private partners like Beaconhouse, we can build a nationwide movement that guarantees every child the right to an education that unleashes her full potential.”  Teach For Pakistan recruits outstanding university graduates and young professionals to a two-year, paid Fellowship to teach full-time in under-served communities, allowing them to work effectively towards education reform in the long-run. Teach For Pakistan recruits outstanding university graduates and young professionals to a two-year, paid Fellowship to teach full-time in under-served communities, and develop the leadership abilities to work effectively towards education system reform in the long-run.

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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 January 25, 2023 (Wednesday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 237.65 240.4
Euro EUR 270.5 273
UK Pound Sterling GBP 309 312
U.A.E Dirham AED 69 69.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 66.4 67.1
Australian Dollar AUD 174 175.25
Bahrain Dinar BHD 614.77 619.27
Canadian Dollar CAD 186 187.35
China Yuan CNY 34.02 34.27
Danish Krone DKK 33.75 34.1
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 29.52 29.87
Indian Rupee INR 2.81 2.89
Japanese Yen JPY 2.54 2.58
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 756.69 761.69
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 52.59 53.04
New Zealand Dollar NZD 148.33 149.53
Norwegians Krone NOK 22.43 22.73
Omani Riyal OMR 600.37 604.87
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 63.5 64
Singapore Dollar SGD 178 179.3
Swedish Korona SEK 21.78 22.08
Swiss Franc CHF 250.23 251.98
Thai Bhat THB 6.98 7.08

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs189,650 on Wednesday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs162,600.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs149,250 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 172,300.

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 189,650 PKR 2,060
Karachi PKR 189,650 PKR 2,060
Islamabad PKR 189,650 PKR 2,060
Peshawar PKR 189,650 PKR 2,060
Quetta PKR 189,650 PKR 2,060
Sialkot PKR 189,650 PKR 2,060
Attock PKR 189,650 PKR 2,060
Gujranwala PKR 189,650 PKR 2,060
Jehlum PKR 189,650 PKR 2,060
Multan PKR 189,650 PKR 2,060
Bahawalpur PKR 189,650 PKR 2,060
Gujrat PKR 189,650 PKR 2,060
Nawabshah PKR 189,650 PKR 2,060
Chakwal PKR 189,650 PKR 2,060
Hyderabad PKR 189,650 PKR 2,060
Nowshehra PKR 189,650 PKR 2,060
Sargodha PKR 189,650 PKR 2,060
Faisalabad PKR 189,650 PKR 2,060
Mirpur PKR 189,650 PKR 2,060

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