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PCF announces selection committee to pick Pakistan cycling team for World Championship

12:57 PM | 26 Jul, 2022
PCF announces selection committee to pick Pakistan cycling team for World Championship

LAHORE – Pakistan Cycling Federation (PCF) has announced the selection committee to pick the national team to feature in the World Road Championship to take place from September 18 to 25 in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia.

“The selection committee is headed by PCF Secretary Moazzam Khan Klair and the trials will be held in Punjab and Sindh,” said a spokesman of the PCF here on Monday. He said four members Pakistan team, comprising two male and same number of female riders, will take part in the mega event.

He said the cyclists from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad and the Departments will appear in the trials at Lahore on August 5 and in Karachi, cyclists from Balochistan, Sindh and Department will take part in the trials on August 7.

When contacted, PCF Secretary Moazzam Khan Klair said that the prime objective of the countrywide trials is to give equal opportunity to the cyclists to prove their skills and underline their talent. “It is the most prestigious event of cycling world and we want to pick only those riders, who are capable enough to put up a decent performance in the world championship,” said Moazzam, himself a former international cyclist who served the game with pride and distinction.

The other members of the selection committee of Punjab trials are Adnan Ahsan Khan, Nusrat Khan, Nazakat Ali and Ms Maham. Javed Khan, Ishtiaq Mobeen and Jan Alam will assist chairman selection committee in Karachi.

The PCF Secretary said that all the interested cyclists should register themselves for the trials at their respective provinces and also bring their valid passport and those, who will fail to submit their passport, will not be allowed to take part in the trials. “The selected cyclists will attend a high-profile training camp under the watchful eyes of experienced coaches. Shortly after the trials, the place, dates and name of the camp officials will be announced. The credit goes to PCF President Syed Azhar Ali Shah for arranging international tours for Pakistani players, which will help them excel at higher level,” he asserted.

Moazzam Khan said the PCF, under its game development plan, is taking every measure to ensure the participation of the national senior and junior teams in the elite World and Asian level events across the globe. “It is our duty to provide maximum opportunities to our youngsters and talented players and in return, these players have to work hard to earn place in the national team and represent the country in international events and win laurels for the country in Asian and World events.”

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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 8, 2023 (Wednesday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 276.9 280.15
Euro EUR 296.12 296.74
UK Pound Sterling GBP 331.78 332.48
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.06 75.36
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.48 73.79
Australian Dollar AUD 190.31 192.71
Bahrain Dinar BHD 732.23 740.23
Canadian Dollar CAD 205.22 207.42
China Yuan CNY 40.72 41.12
Danish Krone DKK 39.92 40.32
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.08 35.45
Indian Rupee INR 3.35 3.46
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 900.32 909.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 64.65 65.25
New Zealand Dollar NZD 174.19 176.18
Norwegians Krone NOK 27.12 27.41
Omani Riyal OMR 715.11 723.11
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 75.64 76.34
Singapore Dollar SGD 208.03 210.03
Swedish Korona SEK 26.1 26.4
Swiss Franc CHF 297.31 299.81
Thai Bhat THB 8.25 8.4

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs199,500 on Wednesday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs171,040.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs167,318 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 195,157.

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 199,500 PKR 2,340
Karachi PKR 199,500 PKR 2,340
Islamabad PKR 199,500 PKR 2,340
Peshawar PKR 199,500 PKR 2,340
Quetta PKR 199,500 PKR 2,340
Sialkot PKR 199,500 PKR 2,340
Attock PKR 199,500 PKR 2,340
Gujranwala PKR 199,500 PKR 2,340
Jehlum PKR 199,500 PKR 2,340
Multan PKR 199,500 PKR 2,340
Bahawalpur PKR 199,500 PKR 2,340
Gujrat PKR 199,500 PKR 2,340
Nawabshah PKR 199,500 PKR 2,340
Chakwal PKR 199,500 PKR 2,340
Hyderabad PKR 199,500 PKR 2,340
Nowshehra PKR 199,500 PKR 2,340
Sargodha PKR 199,500 PKR 2,340
Faisalabad PKR 199,500 PKR 2,340
Mirpur PKR 199,500 PKR 2,340

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