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"
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 pic.twitter.com/ycKyAE6Vaq— Bismah Maroof (@maroof_bismah) March 23, 2023
Lollywood actress, Saba Qamar took to her Twitter handle to congratulate both players and expressed her pride.
Congratulations Bismah Maroof and Babar Azam ♥️????????— Saba Qamar (@s_qamarzaman) March 23, 2023
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 "
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 ???????? pic.twitter.com/7vXmKvr6TD— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) March 23, 2023
The star player received congratulatory messages from his teammates including Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shadab Khan, Muhammad Haris, and many others.
Just one of the many great things babar bhai has achieved. Congratulations on your Sitara e Imtiaz award♥️— Muhammad Haris (@iamharis63) March 23, 2023
Shoaib Malik also congratulated the two players on their remarkable achievements.
- My heartfelt congratulations to all our athletes on being presented with Civil Awards. You all have brought immense honour to our country. May you all keep excelling for your nation on the field. ????#IamGAME #PakistanZindabad— Shoaib Malik ???????? (@realshoaibmalik) March 23, 2023
Shaan Shahid tweeted "that's u make us proud."
⭐️????????⭐️????????⭐️????????⭐️????????⭐️????????⭐️????????⭐️????????⭐️????????⭐️????????⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️???????????????????????????????? .. you make us proud— Shaan Shahid (@mshaanshahid) March 23, 2023
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.
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.
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.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||362|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.24||36.59|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
KARACHI – Gold continues to move upward in local market amid surge in international rates.
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.
|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|