Pakistani stars congratulate Arshad Nadeem for winning silver in World Athletics Championship

03:18 PM | 28 Aug, 2023
Arshad Nadeem
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In a historic Sunday moment, Arshad Nadeem etched his name into the annals of Pakistani sports history, clinching his nation's inaugural medal at the World Athletics Championship held in Budapest, Hungary. Displaying extraordinary prowess, Arshad achieved an exceptional feat with a remarkable throw of 87.82 meters in the javelin event.

This achievement garnered resounding applause, prompting Pakistani luminaries to express their admiration and extend congratulations across social media platforms.

Esteemed sisters Mawra and Urwa Hocane conveyed their well wishes to the silver medalist on Twitter. Urwa conveyed her admiration, saying, "Congratulations, Arshad Nadeem, on securing silver at the World Athletics Championship 2023! An inspiration for a nation navigating challenging times, demonstrating the ability to transcend adversity and excel independently for oneself and the country!"

Mawra echoed the sentiment, exclaiming, "Silver is returning home. Arshad Nadeem, Pakistan swells with pride for you!" Notable personality Nadia Jamil called for a standing ovation in honour of Arshad's extraordinary accomplishment.

Nadia Jamil, Farhan Saeed, Humayun Saeed and Saba Qamar also congratulated the player.

In her Instagram Story, Hira Mani penned heartfelt sentiments, proclaiming, "You have captured the hearts of all Pakistanis." Salman Saquib, also known as Mani, shared his pride, stating, "A silver medal in world athletics—a historic first for Pakistan, a source of immense national pride." Sami Khan added, "MashAllah" in his message.

The gold medal was seized by India's Neeraj Chopra, whose impressive throw measured 88.17 meters. Arshad encountered a shaky start at the commencement of the competition, with his initial throw spanning a distance of 74.80 meters. However, he swiftly rebounded, showcasing determination and skill by achieving a notable distance of 82.81 meters in his second attempt.

The pivotal moment of Arshad's performance unfolded during his third throw, in which he achieved a monumental breakthrough, propelling the javelin an impressive 87.82 meters.


Pakistani rupee inches up against US dollar, Euro, Pound and other currencies - Check forex rates here

Pakistani rupee advanced its winning momentum against US dollar, and other currencies in the open market amid strong economic cues.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Saturday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.15 for buying and 287.95 for selling.

Euro moves down to 309.9 for buying and 310.5 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 359.4 for buying, and 360.05 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED also moved down to 77.45 whereas the Saudi Riyal drops to 75.82.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan – 2 December 2023

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 285.15  287.95 
Euro EUR 309.9  310.5 
UK Pound Sterling GBP 359.4  360.05 
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.45  77.6
Saudi Riyal SAR 75.82 75.97
Australian Dollar AUD 187.72 188.22
Bahrain Dinar BHD 759.94 767.94
Canadian Dollar CAD 209.99 210.49
China Yuan CNY 39.78 39.88
Danish Krone DKK 41.95 42.05
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.38 36.48
Indian Rupee INR 3.39 3.5
Japanese Yen JPY 1.49 1.56
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 926.39 935.39
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.38 60.98
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.44 175.44
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.25 26.55
Omani Riyal OMR 742.16 750.18
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 78.5 79.2
Singapore Dollar SGD 212.45 212.95
Swedish Korona SEK 27.09 27.19
Swiss Franc CHF 325.38 325.88
Thai Bhat THB 8.05 8.09

Gold registers big fall in Pakistan; check today gold rates in Pakatan - 2 December 2023

The price of gold fell by thousands of rupees as precious metal lost shine despite an upward trend in the international market.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 2 December 2023

On Saturday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,300 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,300.

Meanwhile, single tola of 22 Karat gold costs Rs199,190, 21 karat rate costs Rs190,138 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,975.

Globally, gold prices hover at around $2072, gaining $32 on Saturday.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Karachi PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Islamabad PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Peshawar PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Quetta PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Sialkot PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Attock PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Gujranwala PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Jehlum PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Multan PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Bahawalpur PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Gujrat PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Nawabshah PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Chakwal PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Hyderabad PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Nowshehra PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Sargodha PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Faisalabad PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Mirpur PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705


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