President Alvi hails Biznet 2023’s commitment to training 1,000 women as game developers

Appreciates Euro Oil's efforts for promoting green energy and electric vehicles

08:40 PM | 25 Mar, 2023
President Alvi hails Biznet 2023’s commitment to training 1,000 women as game developers

ISLAMABAD – President Dr Arif Alvi has appreciated BizNet's commitment to training 1,000 women as game developers.

Transforming Hub, in collaboration with Women Business Network, organised the BizNet 2023, an important programme in the world of business. The theme was “Celebrating Diversity, Inclusion and Pakistan Startups” and it was in continuation of the previous year’s event.

The event was attended by intelligent people of the industry and companies doing unique work. The participants expressed their views on bringing all genders and nationalities together and including women in national mainstream and business activities.

Bizenet 2023 offered multiple opportunities for participants of the event, including a chance to meet and learn from the successful people in the field. It was hosted by Umar Khokhar.

New dimensions and new solutions are being offered to the business world on a daily basis. In the programme, the speech of Iftikhar Hussain, Chief Executive Officer of Transforming Hub and Founder of Women Business Network, received special attention when he announced training 1,000 women as game developers.

He said Biznet aims to bring the legacy of big businesses, financial institutions, policymakers and successful startups under one roof to initiate a much-needed collaboration for the rapid growth of economy.

Iftikhar Hussain reiterated his commitment to organise Pakistan's first women sports gala to highlight the importance of women's health in the business world of Pakistan.He thanked District 101, Euro Oil Pvt. Ltd. Sunridge, PopCorn Studio, Eventor, Toss Down and Marina Homes for making the event a success.

Faryal Sadiq, Chief Sustainability Officer of Interloop startup, spoke about extending technical support to women to ensure equity and diversity in businesses.

At the end, President Alvi awarded appreciation shields to heads of the companies promoting diversity and inclusion. He conferred a shield on Iftikhar Hussain for his efforts to end gender discrimination in the field. Speaking on the occasion, the president said helping women promote their business startups through information technology was the fastest route to their empowerment.

Dr Alvi also awarded an appreciation shield to Sohail Ahmad, Chief Operating Officer of Euro Oil, for his efforts to promote green energy and electric vehicles.


Pakistani rupee inches up against US dollar, Euro, Pound and other currencies - Check forex rates here

Pakistani rupee advanced its winning momentum against US dollar, and other currencies in the open market amid strong economic cues.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Saturday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.15 for buying and 287.95 for selling.

Euro moves down to 309.9 for buying and 310.5 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 359.4 for buying, and 360.05 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED also moved down to 77.45 whereas the Saudi Riyal drops to 75.82.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan – 2 December 2023

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 285.15  287.95 
Euro EUR 309.9  310.5 
UK Pound Sterling GBP 359.4  360.05 
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.45  77.6
Saudi Riyal SAR 75.82 75.97
Australian Dollar AUD 187.72 188.22
Bahrain Dinar BHD 759.94 767.94
Canadian Dollar CAD 209.99 210.49
China Yuan CNY 39.78 39.88
Danish Krone DKK 41.95 42.05
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.38 36.48
Indian Rupee INR 3.39 3.5
Japanese Yen JPY 1.49 1.56
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 926.39 935.39
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 742.16 750.18
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 78.5 79.2
Singapore Dollar SGD 212.45 212.95
Swedish Korona SEK 27.09 27.19
Swiss Franc CHF 325.38 325.88
Thai Bhat THB 8.05 8.09

Gold registers big fall in Pakistan; check today gold rates in Pakatan - 2 December 2023

The price of gold fell by thousands of rupees as precious metal lost shine despite an upward trend in the international market.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 2 December 2023

On Saturday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,300 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,300.

Meanwhile, single tola of 22 Karat gold costs Rs199,190, 21 karat rate costs Rs190,138 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,975.

Globally, gold prices hover at around $2072, gaining $32 on Saturday.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Karachi PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Islamabad PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Peshawar PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Quetta PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Sialkot PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Attock PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Gujranwala PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Jehlum PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Multan PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Bahawalpur PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Gujrat PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Nawabshah PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Chakwal PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Hyderabad PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Nowshehra PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Sargodha PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Faisalabad PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Mirpur PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705


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