ISLAMABAD/TEL AVIV – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu secretly flew to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Sunday to meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) along with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Israeli media claimed on Monday.
As per the Israeli daily Haaretz, tracking revealed a private jet departed from Tel Aviv to Neom in a short trip where Crown Prince Salman and Pompeo had a scheduled meeting on Sunday.
The jet is said to be the same private plane of Netanyahu who traveled Russia a number of times to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin.
A member of Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet and Likud party also confirmed the alleged reports that the Israeli premier had held a meeting in Saudi Arabia, members of cabinet calling it an "amazing achievement".
#BREAKING: Israel PM Netanyahu and head of the Mossad flew yesterday to Saudi Arabia, and Met Pompeo and MBS in the city of Neom, according to Israeli officials— Amichai Stein (@AmichaiStein1) November 23, 2020
Earlier on Monday, Israel’s Kan public radio and Army Radio said Mossad chief Yossi Cohen also attended the meeting, which was reportedly held in Neom on Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea coast.
Earlier President Donald Trump has recently brokered deals establishing diplomatic relations between Israel and other Middle East countries including UAE. Saudi Arabia welcomed the ties but demanded a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians to be a part of this alliance.
Pakistani rupee remained stable against US dollar in the open bank market on Friday.
On Friday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.3 for buying and 288.15 for selling.
Euro moves down to 311 for buying and 314 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 361.5 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal rate stands at 76.20.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||361.5|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.63||36.98|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
KARACHI – The gold price continues to climb up in the local market in line of upward trend in international market.
On Thursday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs217,400, and the price for 10-gram gold reached Rs186,390.
Meanwhile, the 22 Karat Gold price stands at Rs199,282, 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs190,225 and 18k gold rate hovers around Rs163,050.
In international market, the price of precious metal hovers around $2,045 per ounce.
|Lahore||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Karachi||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Quetta||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Attock||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Multan||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,400||PKR 2,696|