ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan reiterated that the government will go to any extent to get Nawaz Sharif deported from England.
In an interview with a private channel on Friday, he said that opposition is trying to blackmail him but he made it clear that no NRO will be given to convicted people.
Talking about PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif's corruption, he said the evidence of 23 billion rupees corruption has been found in his two cases. He said PML-N's pressure game against military and judiciary is aimed at demanding NRO from the Prime Minister.
Imran Khan said Nawaz Sharif's narrative is supporting India that can damage our national interest.
The premier also reaffirmed his commitment to uplift the poor segment of the society on the pattern of Riyasat-e-Madina.
He said it's a challenge for our government to make this country independent economically, Radio Pakistan reported.
He said unfortunately, people in Pakistan come to power for their personal interests.
He said we established ‘Panahgahs’ to feed the poor and also provided health cards for health facilities. He said the poor people of Punjab will also get health cards likewise Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
He said it is for the first time in history of the country that a government is providing low cost housing to salaried and poor people under our flagship Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme.
Imran Khan said Ehsaas program is a comprehensive scheme to facilitate the downtrodden class of the society.
He said incumbent government is repaying foreign debt which is ten billion dollars per year while PML-N government paid five billion whereas PPP government paid 2.5 billion dollars per year.
ISLAMABAD – Pakistani rupee finally ended its losing streak against US dollar on Tuesday, gaining Rs4.43 after massive depreciation over the last week.
During the intra-day trading, the rupee was hovering at 266.75 with an appreciation of around 1.07 percent as talks between Pakistan and IMF underway for a stalled bailout programme.
Earlier on Monday, the rupee plunged by Rs7 and the greenback touched all-time high of Rs272. Last week, the local currency dropped by Rs24.54 in the interbank market – the largest single-day depreciation in more than two decades.
Finance experts linked the rupee’s recovery to exporters offloading some of their proceeds as remittances and export continued days after dollar cap was removed.
The country of over 220 million is facing a worst economic crisis with the forex reserved held by the country’s central bank remaining at critical $3.68 billion which were not enough to cover a month's import.
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs205,900 on Tuesday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs176,530.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs162,500 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 182,100.
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.
|Lahore||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Karachi||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Islamabad||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Peshawar||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Quetta||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Sialkot||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Attock||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Gujranwala||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Jehlum||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Multan||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Gujrat||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Nawabshah||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Chakwal||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Hyderabad||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Nowshehra||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Sargodha||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Faisalabad||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Mirpur||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|