KARACHI – A warship of Pakistan Navy, PNS Tabuk, has arrived at a port in Qatar to provide assistance in maritime security during FIFA World Cup 2022.
The mega football event began with a colourful ceremony at Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor city of Qatar on Sunday. This is the first time football’s biggest event is taking place in the Middle East.
Upon arrival at the Qatari port, the ship was received by Pakistani diplomatic officials and senior officers of the host Navy.
The commanding officer of the PNS Tabuk discussed maritime security of FIFA World Cup during meetings with top officials of the Qatari navy.
Pakistan Navy ship PNS Tabuk visits Qatar port.— International Defence Analysis (@Defence_IDA) November 22, 2022
PNS Tabuk will provide maritime security support to the Government of Qatar during the FIFA World Cup 2022.#PakNavy #Qatar #FIFAWorldCup2022 pic.twitter.com/Qrzq24HyRU
A spokesperson of Pakistan Navy in a statement said PNS Tabuk's assistance in maritime security during the mega event is an expression of confidence in the professionalism of Pakistan Navy.
Last month, a contingent of the Pakistan Army on Monday left for Qatar for the provision of security in the FIFA World Cup 2022.
The troops comprising officers, junior commissioned officers, and soldiers are assisting the Qatari government in the ongoing mega event.
Pakistani rupee remained stable against the US dollar, and other currencies in the open market on Friday.
On Friday, the US dollar remained stable and was being quoted at 283.2 for buying and 286.15 for selling.
Euro comes down to 308 for buying and 311 for selling. British Pound rate dropped to 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED witnessed slight drop and new rate stands at 77.4 whereas the Saudi Riyal remained stable at 76.
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||362|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.41||36.71|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||174.54||176.54|
Gold price in Pakistan increased as the yellow metal witnessed an upward trend in the international market.
On Friday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,400 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,390.
Single tola of 22 Karat Gold costs Rs199,282, 21 karat rate for per tola is Rs190,225 and 18k gold rate is Rs163,050 each tola.
In the global market, gold prices hover at around $2026, gaining $8.30 on Friday.
Today Gold Price in Pakistan (8 December 2023)
|Lahore||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,583|
|Karachi||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,583|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,583|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,583|
|Quetta||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,583|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,583|
|Attock||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,583|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,583|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,583|
|Multan||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,583|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,583|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,583|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,583|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,583|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,583|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,583|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,583|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,583|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,583|