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PAF Academy Risalpur renamed after Air Marshal (r) Asghar Khan

Sarfraz Ali 07:35 PM | 23 Mar, 2017
PAF Academy Risalpur renamed after Air Marshal (r) Asghar Khan
RISALPUR - The esteemed Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Academy Risalpur has been named after Air Marshal (Retd) Asghar Khan, who was the first Muslim Commander-in-Chief of Pakistan Air Force.

According to press release issued by PAF, to celebrate this historic event in a befitting manner, a grand ceremony was held at PAF Academy Risalpur. Air Marshal Asghar Khan was the chief guest on the occasion.

Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force was also present on the occasion. Former Air Chiefs, war veterans and a large number of retired and serving senior officers attended the ceremony.

The aviation cadets of PAF Academy presented a well synchronized parade at showery night. A short documentary encompassing the sparkling career of the father of Air Force was also shown during the ceremony.

Later, Air Marshal Asghar Khan unveiled the plaque of PAF Academy Asghar Khan in a thunderous applause.

Addressing the ceremony, Air Chief Sohail Aman said that Air Marshal Asghar Khan is a man of high integrity and character who served the nation with his visionary leadership and earnestly worked for the upgradation and improvement of Pakistan Air Force.

The Air Chief further said that renaming of this prestigious institution after him is a befitting tribute to legendary Asghar Khan, who is a true son of soil.

“Air Marshal Asghar Khan inculcated a strong value system in the rank and file of Pakistan Air Force which has been embraced by his successors with utmost dedication”, he added.

The Air Chief further added that Air Marshal Asghar Khan shall remain an icon and enduring symbol of inspiration for the generations to come.-Online

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 January 28, 2023 (Saturday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 263.9 266.15
Euro EUR 275.75 278.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 313 316
U.A.E Dirham AED 69.75 70.45
Saudi Riyal SAR 67.25 67.9
Australian Dollar AUD 178.5 180.9
Bahrain Dinar BHD 644.19 652.19
Canadian Dollar CAD 187.5 189.70
China Yuan CNY 35.71 36.11
Danish Krone DKK 35.38 35.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 30.94 31.29
Indian Rupee INR 2.97 3.08
Japanese Yen JPY 2.50 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 793.10 802.15
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 57.02 57.62
New Zealand Dollar NZD 156.69 158.69
Norwegians Krone NOK 24.46 24.76
Omani Riyal OMR 629.39 637.39
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 66.54 67.24
Singapore Dollar SGD 184.38 186.38
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 23.81
Swiss Franc CHF 263.01 265.51
Thai Bhat THB 7.38 7.53

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs209,600 on Saturday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs174,990.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs157,300 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 178,500.

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 209,600 PKR 2,220
Karachi PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Islamabad PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Peshawar PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Quetta PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Sialkot PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Attock PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Gujranwala PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Jehlum PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Multan PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Bahawalpur PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Gujrat PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Nawabshah PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Chakwal PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Hyderabad PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Nowshehra PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Sargodha PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Faisalabad PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Mirpur PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220

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