LAHORE – A delegation of Sikh pilgrims arrived at Darbar Sahib Kartarpur on Monday to perform religious rituals and pay respects to the founder of the Sikh religion Baba Guru Nanak.
Over 400 Sikh pilgrims, who arrived in Pakistan through the Wagah Border crossing, will also mark the 183rd death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjeet Singh, the first Maharaja of the Sikh Empire.
The visitors would stay overnight at Darbar Sahib Kartarpur and travel to Samadhi of Maharaja Ranjeet Singh in Lahore.
TODAY, Sikh Yatrees arrived in Pakistan, to attend the 183rd death anniversary of Raja Ranjeet Singh - they are visiting Kartarpur Gurdwara to pay tribute to Baba Guru Nanak pic.twitter.com/KKN9IuX0RW— PTV News (@PTVNewsOfficial) June 27, 2022
Gurdwara Parbhandak Committee chief Sardar Inderjeet Singh received the pilgrims upon their arrival at the historic corridor to one of Sikhism's holiest shrines. The corrdor allows Indian pilgrims a rare visa-free access to their religious site in Pakistan.
The Pakistani government has made special arrangements for travel, accommodation and security of the pilgrims.
During their stay here from June 21 to June 30, the Sikh pilgrims would visit Gurdwara Panja Sahib, Hassanabdal, Sacha Sauda, Nankana Sahib and Gurdwara Dera Sahib, Lahore. The main ceremony in this regard would be held at Gurdwara Dera Sahib on June 29.
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|