ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday appreciated the role of outgoing Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa for efficiently tackling the various crises in the country during his six-year-long tenure.
COAS Bajwa is all set to retire on November 29 (tomorrow) and he will be succeeded by Gen Asim Munir, who was named as next army chief last week, tomorrow (Tuesday).
The prime minister expressed his views when the outgoing COAS paid a farewell call to him and President Arif Alvi today.
During the meeting, PM Shehbaz hailed the Gen Bajwa's services for the Pakistan Army, national defence, and national interests.
The army, under the leadership of the outgoing COAS, has rendered exemplary services, including removal of Pakistan’s name from Financial Actor Task Force’s (FATF) grey list, coronavirus pandemic and recent floods, the premier said.
وزیراعظم شہباز شریف سے چیف آف دی آرمی سٹاف جنرل قمر جاوید باجوہ کی وزیر اعظم ہاؤس میں الوداعی ملاقات— Malik Ali Raza (@MalikAliiRaza) November 28, 2022
وزیر اعظم نے جنرل قمر جاوید باجوہ کی پاک آرمی، ملکی دفاع اور قومی مفادات کے لئے خدمات کو سراہا pic.twitter.com/BrVKjw8k24
Under the leadership of Gen Bajwa, the armed forces weeded out the menace of terrorism he said while recalling that the outgoing COAS had taken charge during tough times.
The premier also lauded the army chief’s services in terms of geo-economics, adding that all political forces should join hands to make Pakistan a stronger economic forces. "You got the honour of leading the world's best army," the prime minister told COAS Bajwa.
In response, Gen Bajwa thanked the prime minister for extending full support in the execution of national affairs.
Earlier, the army chief paid a farewell call on President Dr. Arif Alvi in Islamabad on Monday.
The President commended General Qamar Javed Bajwa's services in the field of defence. He appreciated the outgoing Army Chief's services for the country and the Pakistan Army.
Chief of the Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, paid a farewell call on President Dr. Arif Alvi, at Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad. pic.twitter.com/ELEp34UcOL— The President of Pakistan (@PresOfPakistan) November 28, 2022
The President expressed best wishes for General Qamar Javed Bajwa in his future endeavors.
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|