MIANWALI – Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday laid foundation stone of clean drinking water project that would cost Rs 3.2 billion.
During his visit to Esakhel, the prime minister administered polio drop to start the polio eradication campaign and also planted a sapling.
آزادی کے 73 سال بعد آج میانوالی کے پسماندہ ترین علاقے، خٹک بیلٹ، میں صاف پانی کی فراہمی کے منصوبے کا وزیراعظم @ImranKhanPTI نے سنگ بنیاد رکھا— Usman Buzdar (@UsmanAKBuzdar) October 24, 2020
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According to a press release of PM office media wing, out of the allocation made for the supply of clean drinking water, the Federal government would provide 80 per cent whereas the provincial contribution would be 20 per cent.
With the completion of project, 3.4-million-gallon water on daily basis would be supplied, facilitating a total of 87 villages and 151 settlements, consisting about 2.5 million population.
Powered through solar energy, this project would have the water storage capacity for three months during the drought season.
During his visit, the prime minister was briefed in details about Rs19 billion development package for Mianwali including rehabilitation and expansion of roads, restoration of 46 water supply projects, reconstruction of tehsil hospitals at Piplan and Kalabagh, and provision of facilities, 200-bed mother and child hospital, addition of 400 class rooms in the existing schools, reconstruction of 77 dilapidated school buildings and progress on Mianwali university project.
The prime minister stressed upon focusing on the educational facilities for the female children and women.
Later, he also took aerial review of the supply of clean drinking water project for Esakhel and the adjoining tehsils.
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 February 7, 2022 (Tuesday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||331.71||332.41|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||35.08||35.43|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||174.19||176.19|
KARACHI – The gold price in Pakistan dropped by Rs4,300 per tola to reach Rs200,000 on Tuesday as it lost ground on second consecutive day after witnessing mostly bullish trend last week.
As per the All-Pakistan Sarafa Gems and Jewellers Association (APSGJA), the price of 10 grams of 24 carats gold decreased by Rs3,686 to settle at Rs171,468.
On Monday, the gold price witnessed a drop of Rs200 per tola to close at Rs204,300.
In the international market, the commodity dropped by $1 to reach $1,869 per ounce.
Meanwhile, silver prices in the domestic market slumped by Rs20 per tola and Rs17.14 per 10 grams to reach at Rs2,230 and Rs1,911, respectively.