Over 5 million children enrolled in Punjab compared to miserable condition of KPK, says Rana Mashhood

Web Desk 07:38 PM | 28 Feb, 2018
Over 5 million children enrolled in Punjab compared to miserable condition of KPK, says Rana Mashhood
LAHORE - Provincial Minister Schools Education Punjab, Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan has said that school enrollment campaign for children has miserably failed in KPK and lakhs of children are deprived of going to school whereas more than 50 lakh students have been enrolled in the schools of Punjab province from 2008 to 2017.

The minister said that according to recent survey conducted with the teachers of elementary and secondary Education departments KPK, lakhs of children were still out from schools. H continued that 275 schools are nonfunctional due to unavailability of teachers, land disputes and security issues.

The PML-N leader declared that the above mentioned report had been prepared by the government and non-government organizations working in the educational sector in KPK.

The Minister said the report has highlighted the reasons for closure of schools including unsatisfactory law and order situation, deficiency of teachers and other staffs besides land disputes.

It is worth mentioning that there is ongoing campaign in KPK by teachers, schools administration Headmasters and principals for the up-gradation and time scale.

Mashhood said that teachers of KPK were demanding from their government to adopt the measures introduced in Punjab for providing quality education.

"According to the teachers of KPK, imparting quality education in the current scenario was totally impossible," Rana Mashhood Ahmad said and highlighted that the Punjab government had allocated a huge amount of Rs. 345 billion in education sector.

He claimed that three thousand schools had been upgraded and for the first time, 154 public schools of Punjab received International awards from British Council.


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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 5, 2023 (Sunday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 280.9 284.25
Euro EUR 299 302
UK Pound Sterling GBP 335 338
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.14 75.44
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.55 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 192 194
Bahrain Dinar BHD 712.72 720.72
Canadian Dollar CAD 205 207
China Yuan CNY 39.67 40.07
Danish Krone DKK 39.33 39.73
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 34.19 34.54
Indian Rupee INR 3.28 3.39
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 878 887
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.83 63.43
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.25 175.25
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.79 27.09
Omani Riyal OMR 696.08 704.08
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 73.62 74.32
Singapore Dollar SGD 204 206
Swedish Korona SEK 25.61 25.91
Swiss Franc CHF 291.69 294.19
Thai Bhat THB 8.15 8.3

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 205,300 on Sunday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs176,010.

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.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Karachi PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Islamabad PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Peshawar PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Quetta PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Sialkot PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Attock PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Gujranwala PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Jehlum PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Multan PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Bahawalpur PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Gujrat PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Nawabshah PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Chakwal PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Hyderabad PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Nowshehra PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Sargodha PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Faisalabad PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Mirpur PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360


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