RAWALPINDI – General Sahir Shamshad Mirza, who has been appointed Pakistan’s new Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, wins hearts as he took that opportunity to share how his teachers play vital role in his life.
The top general who hails from the Sindh Regiment recently garnered praise as his clip with his teachers is doing rounds on the internet. In a great sign of respect, Gen Mirza acknowledged the contribution of his teachers, saying ‘we are your products’.
He can be heard citing Alexander the Great’s quotation “I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.”
With each passing day, we remember you, he mentioned, adding he shared old-school exercises with his children. Speaking further, the General said he opted for Army public schools rather than top grammar schools for his children.
جنرل ساحر شمشاد مرزا نے اپنے اساتذہ کو بھر پور خراج تحسین پیش کرتے ہوئے اپنی کامیابیوں کا تمام کریڈٹ انہیں دیدیا ہمیں بھی اپنی کامیابیوں میں والدین کی دعاؤں اور اساتذہ کی کوشش کو ہمیشہ یاد رکھنا چاہئیے #LoveYourTeachers pic.twitter.com/t8GJGUtiVS— Hamid Mir (@HamidMirPAK) November 25, 2022
On Thursday, Gen Mirza was named Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Chairman Nadeem Raza by Sharif led government. He came to prominence as the DG military operations during the last two years of retired Gen Raheel Sharif’s tenure. He accompanied Gen (r) Sharif at the General Headquarters, which supervised the military operation against the terror groups in North Waziristan.
The former commander of Rawalpindi Corps is the recipient of Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military) has served at senior leadership positions in his career, including Chief of General Staff, and Adjutant General at the General Headquarters.
During his assignment at Military Operations, he also commanded 40th Infantry Division in Okara. He has also served in United Nations-led operations in foreign countries and was conferred with UN Medal for Service in Sierra Leone (UNOMSIL Medal).
Mirza was commissioned in the 8th Battalion of the Sind Regiment as second lieutenant in 1985. In 1988, he was promoted as lieutenant and became Captain in 1991. He was promoted to the rank of lieutenant general in 2019.
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 03, 2023 (Friday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||333.31||333.61|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||34.19||34.54|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.25||175.25|
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 212,900 on Friday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs182,530.
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.
|Lahore||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Karachi||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Islamabad||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Peshawar||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Quetta||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Sialkot||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Attock||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Gujranwala||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Jehlum||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Multan||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Gujrat||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Nawabshah||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Chakwal||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Hyderabad||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Nowshehra||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Sargodha||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Faisalabad||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|
|Mirpur||PKR 212,900||PKR 2,420|