TRENTON – Noted lawyer Nadia Kahf etched her name in history books after becoming the first Hijab wearing judge in the United States (US).
Historic moments were witnessed in the northeastern state of the United States as Nadia was sworn in as Passaic County Superior Court judge while holding Islam’s holy book Quran while her fellow judges cheered for her achievement.
The legal adviser to Wafa House is not the first Muslim woman to serve as a state judge however she makes it to the coveted position for being the first who covers her head, which was once touted as a gender-oppressive move by the western world.
🔴 Amerika New Jersey’in ilk başörtülü hakimi Nadia Kahf, Kur’an-ı Kerim’e el basarak Yüksek Mahkeme’deki görevine başladı. pic.twitter.com/BKbGNs9n6N— Daily Islamist (@dailyislamist) March 23, 2023
The attorney with Syrian background will serve as a judge as New Jersey's Governor Phil Murphy picked her for the powerful role.
For the last two decades, she remained part of the board of the New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations as chairwoman.
Meanwhile, the new milestone achieved by the head-covering woman grabbed a lot of attention as it underscores the importance of diversity and representation in one of the leading nations.
Pakistani rupee continues recovering losses against US dollar and other currencies amid positive economic cues.
On Tuesday, the US dollar moved down and was being quoted at 283.6 for buying and 286.65 for selling.
Euro slides down to 309 for buying and 312 for selling. British Pound rate inches up to 360 for buying, and 363.5 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED dropped to 77.50 whereas the Saudi Riyal rate stands at 75.90.
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||360||363.5|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.46||36.81|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||175.89||177.89|
The gold remained under pressure in Pakistan amid a huge drop in price of the precious metal despite in the international market.
On Tuesday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs218,500 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs187,330.
Single tola of 24 karat is Rs218,500, 22 Karat Gold costs Rs200,290, rate of 21 karat gold stands at Rs191,190 whereas 18k gold rate is Rs163,875.00 for each tola.
In the global market, gold saw huge drop in price, coming down to $2037 per ounce after drop of $81.79.
|Lahore||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Karachi||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Islamabad||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Peshawar||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Quetta||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Sialkot||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Attock||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Gujranwala||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Jehlum||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Multan||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Gujrat||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Nawabshah||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Chakwal||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Hyderabad||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Nowshehra||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Sargodha||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Faisalabad||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|
|Mirpur||PKR 218,500||PKR 2,720|