RAWALPINDI – Director-General of Inter-Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Major General Babar Iftikhar Tuesday country’s first-ever National Security Policy (NSP) an “important milestone in strengthening the national security of Pakistan.
“The comprehensive framework recognises interlinkages between various strands of national security, imperative to meet emerging challenges in evolving global environment through a whole of government effort,” read DG ISPR’s statement shared on twitter.
Pakistan’s Armed Forces will play their due part in achieving the vision laid out in the policy, Maj Gen Babar concluded.
The statement comes hours after the federal cabinet approved Pakistan’s first-ever NSP 2022-2026, which prioritises the security of the general public.
National Security Adviser Moeed Yusuf in a tweet said: “After the National Security Committee’s (NSC) endorsement of Pakistan’s first-ever National Security Policy yesterday, the Cabinet has approved it today.”
“It is a truly historic achievement; a citizen-centric comprehensive National Security Policy with economic security at the core will now be pursued in earnest,” he stated.
He further added that this umbrella document will, over time, “help guide sectoral policies for the fulfilment of our national security objectives.”
Acknowledging the efforts of all the stakeholders, he wrote: “I would like to thank the civil and military leadership for all their support and input. The policy would not have seen the light of day without the Prime Minister’s constant leadership and encouragement.”
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|