LAHORE - Despite having arrived in Lahore a day earlier, former prime minister Shehbaz Sharif made a dramatic return to London with a message for his brother, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Nawaz Sharif.
According to a local private TV channel, Shehbaz arrivd in London last evening. While Maryam Nawaz will be in the British capital on Thursday in time to meet her father.
Reports suggests that Shehbaz Sharif returned to London with an important message for Nawaz Sharif. The PMLN supremo, his daughter Maryam, and Shehbaz will discuss Nawaz's return to Pakistan on October 21.
Report said, "Nawaz Sharif's return to Pakistan is final; there is no change in the plan.''
Shehbaz spent a month in London holding talks with Nawaz and other party members before departing for Pakistan on Monday night.
Prior to the forthcoming elections, he had disclosed in London the day his older brother will return to Pakistan to oversee the PML-N's electoral campaign here.
Nawaz Sharif would arrive in Pakistan on October 21, according to Shehbaz at the time.
The announcement was made after a meeting with top PML-N officials in London.
Pakistani rupee remained stable against US dollar, and other currencies in the open market amid strong economic cues.
On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.15 for buying and 287.95 for selling.
Euro moves down to 309.9 for buying and 310.5 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 359.4 for buying, and 360.05 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED also moved down to 77.45 whereas the Saudi Riyal drops to 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 price of gold increased by thousands of rupees due to an upward trend in the international market.
On Sunday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs219,800 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs188,450.
Meanwhile, single tola of 22 Karat gold costs Rs201,482, 21 karat rate costs Rs192,325 and 18k gold rate is Rs164,850.
Globally, gold prices hover at around $2072, gaining $32 on Sunday.
|Lahore||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Karachi||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Islamabad||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Peshawar||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Quetta||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Sialkot||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Attock||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Gujranwala||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Jehlum||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Multan||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Gujrat||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Nawabshah||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Chakwal||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Hyderabad||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Nowshehra||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Sargodha||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Faisalabad||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Mirpur||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|