Meer Punjabi Mela 2020 begins in Lahore tomorrow

Web Desk 09:33 PM | 25 Dec, 2020
Meer Punjabi Mela 2020 begins in Lahore tomorrow

LAHORE – Meer Punjabi Mela returns to Lahore to present a weekend of folk-music performances, Punjabi cultural shows, and installations from local as well as international artists. 

The MPM (Meer Punjabi Mela) 2020 will take place 26-27th December 2020, once again at the Open Air Theater, Baagh e Jinnah, Lahore.

Folk-Music and Punjabi Cultural Pioneer, the Meer Punjabi Mela 2020 is set to return after a highly successful presentation last year. This Lahore-based festival will showcase a diverse range of musical and cultural acts across several genres – linked by the common theme that all involve Punjabi Cultural Touch. This year’s very special guests are considered to be the inventors or pioneers of respective music or cultural genres.

Other highlights include Ali Arshad Meer Awards, Kul Punjab Mushaira: that is, all Punjab poetry recitation session, Gaon; singing, and Natak Mandali; that is theatrical performance. The festival will also welcome other highly prestigious scholars to present researches and thoughts on Punjabi literature, culture, and literary services of Professor Ali Arshad Meer. 

This year’s festival will witness presence of some big guns like Riaz Danashwar, Ammar Shah Kazmi, Afzal Ajiz, Asim Aslam, Iffat Ashiq, Ejaz, Karamat Mughal, Zubair Ahmed, Dr. Parveen Malik, Professor LalaRukh Bukhari, Farooq Nadeem, Iqbal Qaisar, Amir Riaz Toto, Professor Saeed Bhutta, Ajmal Jami, Mushtaq Qamar, and Ilyas Ghumman. Also, this year’s musical line-up has been curated by some of the well-known performers.

“We’re very pleased to once again bring the Meer Punjabi Mela 2020 to Lahore after such a successful 12-years perpetual presentation.” said festival organiser, Junaid Meer. “We are thrilled with this year’s line-up and especially excited to be presenting a rare performance from local as well as international artists simultaneously on one stage.”

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Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal rates on March 23, 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 March 23, 2023 (Thursday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 283.1 286.15
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 343.5 347
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.2 78
Saudi Riyal SAR 75.4 76.2
Australian Dollar AUD 187 189.4
Bahrain Dinar BHD 749.55 757.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 205 207.2
China Yuan CNY 40.91 41.31
Danish Krone DKK 40.77 41.17
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.92 36.27
Indian Rupee INR 3.41 3.52
Japanese Yen JPY 2.06 2.11
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 919.22 928.22
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.85 63.45
New Zealand Dollar NZD 176.66 178.66
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.33 26.63
Omani Riyal OMR 731.97 739.97
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 77.43 78.13
Singapore Dollar SGD 208 210
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 305.12 307.62
Thai Bhat THB 8.19 8.34

Today's gold rates in Pakistan – 23 March 2023

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 203,800 on Thursday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs174,730.   

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs163,624 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 190,880.

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.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Karachi PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Islamabad PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Peshawar PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Quetta PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Sialkot PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Attock PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Gujranwala PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Jehlum PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Multan PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Bahawalpur PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Gujrat PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Nawabshah PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Chakwal PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Hyderabad PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Nowshehra PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Sargodha PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Faisalabad PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Mirpur PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350


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