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Pakistani style guru Nabila takes charge at IIFA for third time in a row

11:04 PM | 26 May, 2023
Pakistani style guru Nabila takes charge at IIFA for third time in a row
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Continuing their streak, the talented team at Nabila Salon has once again taken centre stage as the official hair and makeup partner for the IIFA ceremony.

Led by the dynamic Nabila Maqsood herself, the crew of makeup and hair maestros from NABILA Salon, ZERO Makeup, and N Gents are set to showcase their skills on some of Bollywood's biggest stars.

Dubbed as "Bollywood Oscars," IIFA awards are being held at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Nabila has already been spotted mingling with renowned Bollywood personalities such as Farah Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Vicky Kaushal and Nora Fatehi.

Excitement filled the air when NABILA Salon shared a video on Instagram from the IIFA press conference. She was called on stage to receive the prestigious IIFA shield in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the platform. She shared the stage with stars like Farah Khan, Rajkumar Rao, Badshah, and more.

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This year, Nabila also offered a masterclass backstage, where she expressed her overwhelming gratitude for the opportunity. In a video capturing the moment, she introduced herself and showcased how Team Nabila uses hair and makeup to completely transform images for television, film and other platforms. "I've been in this profession for many years. I am synonymous with image makeovers," she proudly stated.

In another video shared by Zero Makeup, Nabila spoke to IIFA and expressed her deep connection to the event. "We feel part of the IIFA family now. This is our third consecutive year here. We feel welcomed, and it's a great platform. We have an entire salon set up here for three days. We also take care of backstage makeup for performers during the awards ceremony and fashion show," she explained.

Nabila and her team made their debut at IIFA in 2018 when Wizcraft, the Indian media and entertainment company behind the IIFA ceremony, invited Nabila to join as one of the backstage partners. Nabila considered it a significant honour, particularly since MAC had been the official hair and makeup partner for many previous years. Being placed on the same pedestal as renowned international brands, NABILA Salon has not only made a mark in the beauty industry in Pakistan but has also been recognized for its talent in several other countries.

With over three decades of experience, she has been the mastermind behind some of the most iconic celebrity television and red-carpet looks in Pakistan.

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Pakistani rupee remains stable against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal and Dirham; Check forex rates

Pakistani rupee remained stable against the US dollar, and other currencies in the open market on Friday.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Friday, the US dollar remained stable and was being quoted at 283.2 for buying and 286.15 for selling.

Euro comes down to 308 for buying and 311 for selling. British Pound rate dropped to 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED witnessed slight drop and new rate stands at 77.4 whereas the Saudi Riyal remained stable at 76.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 8 December 2023

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 283.2 286.15
Euro EUR 308 311
UK Pound Sterling GBP 358.5 362
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.4 78.1
Saudi Riyal SAR 76 76.8
Australian Dollar AUD 187.2 189
Bahrain Dinar BHD 757.23 765.23
Canadian Dollar CAD 209 211
China Yuan CNY 39.89 40.29
Danish Krone DKK 41.19 41.59
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.41 36.71
Indian Rupee INR 3.42 3.53
Japanese Yen JPY 1.39 1.45
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 921.71 930.71
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 61.02 61.62
New Zealand Dollar NZD 174.54 176.54
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.05 26.35
Omani Riyal OMR 739.62 747.62
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 78.22 78.92
Singapore Dollar SGD 211 213
Swedish Korona SEK 27.12 27.42
Swiss Franc CHF 324.94 327.44
Thai Bhat THB 8.06 8.21

Gold prices in Pakistan increase; Check out latest rates here

Gold price in Pakistan increased as the yellow metal witnessed an upward trend in the international market.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 8 December 2023

On Friday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,400 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,390.

Single tola of 22 Karat Gold costs Rs199,282, 21 karat rate for per tola is Rs190,225 and 18k gold rate is Rs163,050 each tola.

In the global market, gold prices hover at around $2026, gaining $8.30 on Friday.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

Today Gold Price in Pakistan (8 December 2023)

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 217,400 PKR 2,583
Karachi PKR 217,400 PKR 2,583
Islamabad PKR 217,400 PKR 2,583
Peshawar PKR 217,400 PKR 2,583
Quetta PKR 217,400 PKR 2,583
Sialkot PKR 217,400 PKR 2,583
Attock PKR 217,400 PKR 2,583
Gujranwala PKR 217,400 PKR 2,583
Jehlum PKR 217,400 PKR 2,583
Multan PKR 217,400 PKR 2,583
Bahawalpur PKR 217,400 PKR 2,583
Gujrat PKR 217,400 PKR 2,583
Nawabshah PKR 217,400 PKR 2,583
Chakwal PKR 217,400 PKR 2,583
Hyderabad PKR 217,400 PKR 2,583
Nowshehra PKR 217,400 PKR 2,583
Sargodha PKR 217,400 PKR 2,583
Faisalabad PKR 217,400 PKR 2,583
Mirpur PKR 217,400 PKR 2,583

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