Celebrities pay tribute to martyrs on ‘Yaum-e-Takreem-e-Shuhada-e-Pakistan’

07:17 PM | 25 May, 2023
Celebrities pay tribute to martyrs on ‘Yaum-e-Takreem-e-Shuhada-e-Pakistan’
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Celebrities and esteemed personalities from Pakistan have joined forces to commemorate the brave martyrs on the solemn occasion of 'Youm-e-Takreem Shuhada-e-Pakistan' (Day of Tribute to Pakistan's Martyrs).

This heartfelt tribute conveyed through a poignant video, served as a platform for these notable figures to express their utmost respect and gratitude towards the courageous soldiers who sacrificed their lives in service to the nation.

On May 28, 1998, Pakistan conducted historic nuclear tests, and every year on this date, the nation observes Youm-e-Takbeer to commemorate this significant event.

During the 23rd nuclear tests ceremony, Pakistan reaffirmed its unwavering commitment to safeguarding the country's sovereignty, territorial integrity, and independence against any form of aggression. The nation stands resolute in its dedication to creating an environment of peace and stability, both regionally and globally.

Youm-e-Takbeer serves as a reminder of Pakistan's commitment to maintaining its security, promoting peace, and utilizing nuclear technology for the betterment of its society while upholding international standards.

Among those featured in the video, Ansar Burney, a renowned Pakistani human and civil rights activist, as well as former Federal Minister for Human Rights, shed light on the everlasting nature of martyrs. He emphasized that martyrs, though physically absent, never truly die.

Their memory lives on through the monuments erected in their honour, which remain resolute against even the most formidable enemies of the nation. Burney underscored the inseparable connection between these martyrs and their beloved motherland, symbolizing their eternal bond with Pakistan.

Jahangir Khan, a celebrated former professional squash player from Pakistan, and a six-time World Open title winner, stressed the significance of preserving the memory of the martyrs' sacrifices. He poignantly stated, "Nations that forget their martyrs are eventually forgotten by history," highlighting the debt owed to these brave individuals, a debt that can never truly be repaid. Khan called upon the nation to cherish the memory of these selfless heroes and honour their invaluable contributions.

Javed Sheikh, an acclaimed Pakistani actor, echoed the sentiments of the martyrs' importance in Pakistan's strength and power. He firmly asserted that the nation's greatest source of strength lies within its martyrs, emphasizing the responsibility of every citizen to honour and respect their sacrifices.

Ahsan Khan, a renowned actor and television host, emphasized the critical role of unity in the country's survival. He called upon every Pakistani to unite and pledge to uphold the unbreakable unity that serves as the foundation of Pakistan's strength.

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Shehryar Zaidi, a veteran Pakistani television actor, expressed unwavering support for the Pakistani army, declaring his love for the armed forces and reaffirming his solidarity with them. He acknowledged their indispensable role in safeguarding the nation and reiterated his unwavering commitment to their cause.

Bilal Ashraf, another prominent actor, echoed Zaidi's sentiments, expressing his unwavering dedication, love, and support for the armed forces.


Rupee remains stable against US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham and Riyal; check forex rates

Pakistani rupee remained stable against US dollar in the open bank market on Friday.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Friday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.3 for buying and 288.15 for selling.

Euro moves down to 311 for buying and 314 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 361.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal rate stands at 76.20.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan – 1 December 2023

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 285.3 288.15
Euro EUR 311 314
UK Pound Sterling GBP 358.5 361.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 78 78.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 76.2 77
Australian Dollar AUD 187.2 189
Bahrain Dinar BHD 759.67 767.67
Canadian Dollar CAD 209 211
China Yuan CNY 39.59 39.98
Danish Krone DKK 41.38 41.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.63 36.98
Indian Rupee INR 3.39 3.5
Japanese Yen JPY 1.49 1.56
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 926.7 935.7
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.38 60.98
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.44 175.44
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.25 26.55
Omani Riyal OMR 741.26 749.26
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 77.63 78.33
Singapore Dollar SGD 211 213
Swedish Korona SEK 26.93 27.23
Swiss Franc CHF 325.9 328.4
Thai Bhat THB 8.23 8.38

Gold rates drop in Pakistan; Check today’s gold rates 1 December 2023

KARACHI – The gold price continues to climb up in the local market in line of upward trend in international market.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 1 December 2023

On Thursday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs217,400, and the price for 10-gram gold reached Rs186,390.

Meanwhile, the 22 Karat Gold price stands at Rs199,282, 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs190,225 and 18k gold rate hovers around Rs163,050.

In international market, the price of precious metal hovers around $2,045 per ounce.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Karachi PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Islamabad PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Peshawar PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Quetta PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Sialkot PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Attock PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Gujranwala PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Jehlum PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Multan PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Bahawalpur PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Gujrat PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Nawabshah PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Chakwal PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Hyderabad PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Nowshehra PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Sargodha PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Faisalabad PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696
Mirpur PKR 217,400 PKR 2,696


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