PM Shehbaz lays stress on joint research, pooling of resources with Turkiye to cope challenges

Web Desk 09:44 AM | 28 Nov, 2022
PM Shehbaz lays stress on joint research, pooling of resources with Turkiye to cope challenges
Source: Government of Pakistan (Twitter)

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif stressed joint research, and pooling of resources with Turkiye to face common challenges and emerging threats.

In an exclusive interview with Turkish state-run news agency, the premier called on Islamabad and Ankara to work together, saying both sides have always stood by each other in the face of all changes. PM visited Ankara to jointly inaugurate the third of four MILGEM corvette ships manufactured by Turkiye for the Pakistani Navy.

He mentioned that the two friendly nations support each other on all issues of core national interests whether it is Kashmir or Northern Cyprus and thanked Turkish leadership for its principled support on Jammu and Kashmir dispute.

PM Shehbaz mentioned that people-to-people and cultural interaction between the two countries are also on an upward trajectory.

Addressing the economic front, the premier said his country’s economy is facing excessive monetary tightening, supply-side shocks, lingering pandemic effects, high inflation, and the effects of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, however, he mentioned the revival of the IMF program and active engagement with bilateral partners to ease the pressure.

On tackling environmental challenges, PM reiterated that the South Asian nation contributes less than 1 percent of the global carbon footprint, despite the fact, the country is facing natural calamities in the form of severe heat waves, glacial outbursts, and unprecedented rains.

He further called on industrialized countries to meet their climate finance commitments, with a balanced focus on adaptation and mitigation.

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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 4, 2023 (Saturday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.9 283.2
Euro EUR 300.98 301.58
UK Pound Sterling GBP 337.01 337.71
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.14 75.44
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.55 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 189 192
Bahrain Dinar BHD 712.72 720.69
Canadian Dollar CAD 200 202.2
China Yuan CNY 39.67 39.73
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 8.30

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 205,200 on Saturday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs175,930.

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 205,200 PKR 2,430
Karachi PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Islamabad PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Peshawar PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Quetta PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Sialkot PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Attock PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Gujranwala PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Jehlum PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Multan PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Bahawalpur PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Gujrat PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Nawabshah PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Chakwal PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Hyderabad PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Nowshehra PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Sargodha PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Faisalabad PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Mirpur PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430


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