Pakistani singer dedicates song to Turkiye earthquake victims

Noor Fatima 08:00 PM | 26 Mar, 2023
Pakistani singer dedicates song to Turkiye earthquake victims
Source: Asad Qureshi (Instagram)

To show solidarity with the Turkish people affected by the destructive twin earthquakes, a Pakistani singer released a song dedicated to the victims. The track titled Türkiye Pakistan Kardeshiz has been presented by Asad Qureshi, an aspiring Pakistani music artist, who not only composed the song but also performed it in Turkish.

With its heartwarming lyrics, the official music video for the song also includes English subtitles as well as cinematic masterpieces of relief work provided by Islamabad to Ankara. The song highlights the unbreakable friendship and brotherly relations between both Muslim nations. 

"I came up with the idea of this song while I was observing the fundraising for earthquake victims in Türkiye," the 25-year-old musician from the northeastern city of Lahore told Anadolu.

“I also participated in and organized a number of fundraising camps," Qureshi said.

"The idea behind the song was to show solidarity with our Turkish brothers and disseminate the message that we are with them in this difficult and hard time," he added.

This isn't In the past, the singer has composed songs about the brotherly relations between Pakistan, Türkiye, and Azerbaijan.

"All of my songs have a message of peace and unity among Muslim nations," he said. "The audience and even officials from other Muslim countries have praised my work, and I am looking forward to more collaboration with my Turkish and Azerbaijani brothers."

"The Turkish consulate in Pakistan has appreciated my work, and whenever I perform in public events, people always respect my work and dedication to building more healthy relationships between both countries," Qureshi exclaimed.

For the unversed, On February 06, two earthquakes of magnitude 7.7 and 7.6 struck 11 Turkish provinces Adana, Adiyaman, Diyarbakir, Elazig, Hatay, Gaziantep, Kahramanmaras, Kilis, Malatya, Osmaniye, and Sanliurfa. The disaster took the lives of hundreds of thousands of people.

Noor Fatima

The writer is a staff member.


Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal rates on May 31, 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 May 31, 2023 (Wednesday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 312.4 316.65
Euro EUR 331.5 334.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 382 385
U.A.E Dirham AED 84.9 85.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 82.7 83.5
Australian Dollar AUD 201 203
Bahrain Dinar BHD 758.7 766.7
Canadian Dollar CAD 228 230.2
China Yuan CNY 40.34 40.74
Danish Krone DKK 41.03 41.43
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.44 36.79
Indian Rupee INR 3.45 3.56
Japanese Yen JPY 2.18 2.41
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 927.38 936.38
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 61.94 62.54
New Zealand Dollar NZD 172.79 174.79
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 740.96 748.96
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 78.37 79.07
Singapore Dollar SGD 214 216
Swedish Korona SEK 26.36 26.66
Swiss Franc CHF 315.7 318.2
Thai Bhat THB 8.21 8.36

Today's gold rates in Pakistan – May 31 2023

KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 232,300 on Wednesday.The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs199,160.   

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 232,300 PKR 2,485
Karachi PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Islamabad PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Peshawar PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Quetta PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Sialkot PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Attock PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Gujranwala PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Jehlum PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Multan PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Bahawalpur PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Gujrat PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Nawabshah PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Chakwal PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Hyderabad PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Nowshehra PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Sargodha PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Faisalabad PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Mirpur PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485


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