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.


Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal rates on June 8, 2023

KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on June 08, 2023 (Thursday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 300 303
Euro EUR 319 322
UK Pound Sterling GBP 371 375
U.A.E Dirham AED 82.6 83.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 79 79.5
Australian Dollar AUD 202 204
Bahrain Dinar BHD 759.46 767.46
Canadian Dollar CAD 227 230
China Yuan CNY 40.28 40.68
Danish Krone DKK 41.09 41.49
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.4 36.75
Indian Rupee INR 3.46 3.57
Japanese Yen JPY 1.98 2.06
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 928.09 937.09
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 61.94 62.54
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.16 175.16
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.88 26.18
Omani Riyal OMR 742.38 750.38
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 78.38 79.08
Singapore Dollar SGD 222.5 225
Swedish Korona SEK 26.36 26.65
Swiss Franc CHF 313.87 316.35
Thai Bhat THB 8.21 8.36

Today's gold rates in Pakistan | gold price in Pakistan – June 9, 2023

Gold Rate Today:

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 227,250 on Friday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs194,830.   

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs178,593 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 208,311.

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.

Gold Price in Pakistan: Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 227,250 PKR 2125
Karachi PKR 227,250 PKR 2125
Islamabad PKR 227,250 PKR 2125
Peshawar PKR 227,250 PKR 2125
Quetta PKR 227,250 PKR 2125
Sialkot PKR 227,250 PKR 2125
Attock PKR 227,250 PKR 2125
Gujranwala PKR 227,250 PKR 2125
Jehlum PKR 227,250 PKR 2125
Multan PKR 227,250 PKR 2125
Bahawalpur PKR 227,250 PKR 2125
Gujrat PKR 227,250 PKR 2125
Nawabshah PKR 227,250 PKR 2125
Chakwal PKR 227,250 PKR 2125
Hyderabad PKR 227,250 PKR 2125
Nowshehra PKR 227,250 PKR 2125
Sargodha PKR 227,250 PKR 2125
Faisalabad PKR 227,250 PKR 2125
Mirpur PKR 227,250 PKR 2125

Daily Pakistan diligently monitors and updates the current gold rates in Pakistan on a daily basis


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