HE Omar Obaid Alshamsi visits Sharjah Guest of Honour Pavilion at 59th Bologna Children’s Book Fair
BOLOGNA, Italy - HE Omar Obaid Alshamsi, UAE ambassador to the Republic of Italy, has emphasised Sharjah’s participation in Bologna Children’s Book Fair (BCBF) 2022 as Guest of Honour (GoH) is a big step forward in strengthening UAE–Italy relations and lauded the emirate for successfully showcasing the UAE’s and Arab region’s culture and heritage to nations worldwide.
He congratulated the UAE’s leadership, especially, HH Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, for successfully leading the emirate’s cultural project that has enabled the world to experience and appreciate Emirati and Arab culture.
The statement was made during an official visit to the Sharjah pavilion, where Alshamsi was received by HE Ahmed Al Ameri, Chairman of the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA). The ambassador toured the pavilion, learning more about Sharjah’s GoH showcase at the book fair, including its literary and cultural offerings, exhibitions, and more.
He noted that the popularity of Sharjah’s offerings at the book fair testifies to the success of the emirate’s vision in building bridges of understanding and cross-cultural dialogue through books, literature, heritage and arts.
During the tour, Obaid learned about the various publications on display by the emirate’s cultural entities including magazines, books and literary translations. The ambassador also stopped at the Arabic calligraphy exhibition, which showcased the works of renowned Arab and Emirati calligraphers, and joined the book fair’s audience to watch a colourful performance of Emirati dance and music.
Pakistani rupee continue to witness further losses against US dollar in the open market on despite positive economic indicators and massive surge in Stock Market.
On Tuesday, the dollar was being quoted at 285.1 for selling and 288.15 for buying purposes for customers.
Euro price moves down by Rs2 to 312 for buying and 315 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling after increase.
UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal also witnessed fall and new price stands at 76.25.
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|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.24||36.59|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
KARACHI – Gold continues to move upward in local market amid surge in international rates.
On Tuesday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs217,600, and the price for 10-gram gold saw increase of Rs943 to reach Rs186,557.
Globally, yellow metal went up by $12 to settle at $2,015 per ounce.
Last week, per tola gold price increased by Rs800 per tola, and it hovers around two month high.
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|Karachi||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Quetta||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Attock||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Multan||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
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|Sargodha||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|