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Sri Lankan Minister Sagala Ratnayaka accepts Nisar's invitation to visit Pakistan

Sarfraz Ali 07:13 PM | 22 Apr, 2016
Sri Lankan Minister Sagala Ratnayaka accepts Nisar's invitation to visit Pakistan
NEW YORK (Staff Report) - Sri Lanka's Minister for Law and Order Sagala Ratnayaka has accepted an invitation from Minister for Interior and Narcotics, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan to visit Pakistan as part of efforts to further strengthen relations between the two countries.

The two ministers met on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly's Special Session on the World's Drug Problem.

Nisar is currently in New York as the leader of 7-member delegation to the Special Session at which he spoke on Pakistan's efforts to curb the illicit narcotics trade.

Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan's Permanent Representative to UN, Secretary Anti-Narcotics Division, Ijaz Ali Shah and Director General, Anti-Narcotics Force Major General Nasir Dilawar Shah also attended the meeting between ministers of Sri Lanka and Pakistan, which covered a number of areas of bilateral cooperation as well as narcotics control.

The Sri Lankan minister conveyed the desire of his government to strengthen relations with Pakistan, according to a press release of Pakistan Mission to the UN. He also briefed Nisar Ali Khan about his country's efforts to control drugs.

The General Assembly convened a special session on the world drug problem from 19 to 21 April 2016 at UN Headquarters. The Session consisted of a general debate and interactive multi-stakeholder round tables conducted in parallel with the plenary.

Chaudhry Nisar delivered the national statement at the plenary while other members of the delegation participated in several round-table sessions. The minister and his delegation also attended the concluding session.

The Special Session adopted a General Assembly resolution entitled, "Our Joint Commitment to Effectively Addressing and Countering the World Drug Problem".

Sarfraz Ali
Sarfraz Ali

Sarfraz Ali is working as Editor Web for Daily Pakistan. He earned a postgraduate degree in Mass Communication from IUB and diploma in International Print Journalism from Thomson Foundation UK. He regularly writes on ...

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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 5, 2023 (Sunday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 280.9 284.25
Euro EUR 299 302
UK Pound Sterling GBP 335 338
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.14 75.44
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.55 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 192 194
Bahrain Dinar BHD 712.72 720.72
Canadian Dollar CAD 205 207
China Yuan CNY 39.67 40.07
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 8.3

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 205,300 on Sunday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs176,010.

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 205,300 PKR 2,360
Karachi PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Islamabad PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Peshawar PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Quetta PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Sialkot PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Attock PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Gujranwala PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Jehlum PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Multan PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Bahawalpur PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Gujrat PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Nawabshah PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Chakwal PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Hyderabad PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Nowshehra PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Sargodha PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Faisalabad PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Mirpur PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360

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