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PM Imran okays first-ever drone policy of Pakistan

Web Desk 12:31 PM | 22 Dec, 2020
PM Imran okays first-ever drone policy of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday has given the approval to set up a Drone Regulatory Authority for the effective use of remote-control supervision technology in diverse fields.

Minister for Science and Technology Chaudhry Fawad Hussain briefed Prime Minister Imran Khan regarding the formulation of the maiden policy.

The premier said that technology could be very useful in agriculture, urban planning, security, and law and order. He directed to set up a committee to devise a legislative and regulatory authority in this regard.

Fawad also shared the development on his Twitter handle. He wrote "PM @ImranKhanPTI has given the go-ahead to formulate the first-ever Drone Policy of Pakistan, the new policy will allow Drone production and especially the agriculture Drone manufacturing industry will get a huge boost, Import of sophisticated drones will also be allowed.”

Earlier in July, a large number of locusts invaded agricultural fields across Pakistan that risked food security. Pakistan developed drones that are used to spray insecticides and pesticides on the fields.

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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 7, 2022 (Tuesday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279 282
Euro EUR 296.67 297.26
UK Pound Sterling GBP 331.71 332.41
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.8 75.1
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.21 73.51
Australian Dollar AUD 190.31 192.72
Bahrain Dinar BHD 732.23 740.23
Canadian Dollar CAD 205.22 207.42
China Yuan CNY 40.72 41.12
Danish Krone DKK 39.92 40.32
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.08 35.43
Indian Rupee INR 3.35 3.46
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 900.32 909.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 64.65 65.25
New Zealand Dollar NZD 174.19 176.19
Norwegians Krone NOK 27.12 27.42
Omani Riyal OMR 715.11 723.11
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 75.64 76.34
Singapore Dollar SGD 208.03 210.03
Swedish Korona SEK 26.1 26.4
Swiss Franc CHF 297.31 299.81
Thai Bhat THB 8.25 8.4

KARACHI – The gold price in Pakistan dropped by Rs4,300 per tola to reach Rs200,000 on Tuesday as it lost ground on second consecutive day after witnessing mostly bullish trend last week.

As per the All-Pakistan Sarafa Gems and Jewellers Association (APSGJA), the price of 10 grams of 24 carats gold decreased by Rs3,686 to settle at Rs171,468.

On Monday, the gold price witnessed a drop of Rs200 per tola to close at Rs204,300.

In the international market, the commodity dropped by $1 to reach $1,869 per ounce.

Meanwhile, silver prices in the domestic market slumped by Rs20 per tola and Rs17.14 per 10 grams to reach at Rs2,230 and Rs1,911, respectively.

https://en.dailypakistan.com.pk/07-Feb-2023/rupee-depreciates-against-us-dollar-again

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