Celebs congratulate Babar Azam, Bismah Maroof on receiving prestigious civil awards

06:40 PM | 23 Mar, 2023
Celebs congratulate Babar Azam, Bismah Maroof on receiving prestigious civil awards
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Heartiest congratulations to Bismah Maroof and Babar Azam on their remarkable achievements! Their unwavering dedication, hard work, and exceptional talent have made Pakistan proud.

Babar Azam, the Pakistani cricket team captain, has been awarded the country's highest civilian honour for his significant contributions to the sport. At just 28 years old, the accomplished right-handed batsman has become the youngest cricketer to receive the Sitara-e-Imtiaz award in recognition of his outstanding achievements in the game.

In a separate event held at the Aiwan-i-Sadar in Islamabad, Pakistani women's cricket team player Bismah Maroof was honoured with the prestigious Tamagha-i-Imtiaz award by President Arif Avi. The ceremony recognized Maroof's significant contributions to the country's cricket scene and her accomplishments as a talented player. She took to her Twitter handle to express her gratitude and wrote "Humbled and honoured to receive the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz. I dedicate this award to my parents especially for my baba, who stood by me through thick and thin. His cheers for me got through my hardest days     #PakistanZindabad #TamghaeImtiaz"

Lollywood actress, Saba Qamar took to her Twitter handle to congratulate both players and expressed her pride.

Shahid Afridi took to his Twitter and wrote "A very warm congratulations to @JK555squash
 for receiving the Nishan e Imtiaz & @babarazam258
 the Sitara e Imtiaz. These are well-deserved accolades of prestige that have been gained from hard work, resilience, & excellence in your respective fields. Soar high, heroes of  "

The star player received congratulatory messages from his teammates including Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shadab Khan, Muhammad Haris, and many others.

Shoaib Malik also congratulated the two players on their remarkable achievements.

Shaan Shahid tweeted "that's u make us proud."

Maroof's recognition and Azam's accomplishment of becoming the youngest cricketer to receive the Sitara-e-Imtiaz award serve as a testament to their extraordinary contributions to the world of sports. 

Maheen Khawaja
Maheen Khawaja

The writer is a staff member.


Rupee loses ground against US dollar, Euro, Pound and other currencies; Check forex rates here

Pakistani rupee continue to witness further losses against US dollar in the open market on despite positive economic indicators and massive surge in Stock Market.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Tuesday, the dollar was being quoted at 285.1 for selling and 288.15 for buying purposes for customers.

Euro price moves down by Rs2 to 312 for buying and 315 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling after increase.

UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal also witnessed fall and new price stands at 76.25.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 28 November 2022

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 285.1 288.15
Euro EUR 312 315
UK Pound Sterling GBP 358.5 362
U.A.E Dirham AED 78 78.75
Saudi Riyal SAR 76.25 77
Australian Dollar AUD 186 187.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 759 767
Canadian Dollar CAD 208 210
China Yuan CNY 39.93 40.33
Danish Krone DKK 41.88 42.28
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.24 36.59
Indian Rupee INR 3.39 3.5
Japanese Yen JPY 1.55 1.63
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 916.38 925.38
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.38 60.98
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.44 175.44
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.25 26.55
Omani Riyal OMR 741.26 749.26
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 77.63 78.33
Singapore Dollar SGD 210 212
Swedish Korona SEK 26.93 27.23
Swiss Franc CHF 323.37 325.87
Thai Bhat THB 8 8.04

Gold price in Pakistan moves up amid positive global cues; Check today gold price here

KARACHI – Gold continues to move upward in local market amid surge in international rates.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 28 November 2023

On Tuesday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs217,600, and the price for 10-gram gold saw increase of Rs943 to reach Rs186,557.

Globally, yellow metal went up by $12 to settle at $2,015 per ounce.

Last week, per tola gold price increased by Rs800 per tola, and it hovers around two month high.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Karachi PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Islamabad PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Peshawar PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Quetta PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Sialkot PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Attock PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Gujranwala PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Jehlum PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Multan PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Bahawalpur PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Gujrat PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Nawabshah PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Chakwal PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Hyderabad PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Nowshehra PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Sargodha PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Faisalabad PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600
Mirpur PKR 217,600 PKR 2,600


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