"Those who don't want Pakistan to progress are trying to pull us down," PM Nawaz Sharif

06:25 PM | 29 Apr, 2017
OKARA  -  Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Saturday lambasted Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and other opposition parties and said PML-N government is committed to bring significant improvement in the lives of the people.

Addressing a public meeting after inaugurating a gas provision project in Okara this evening, he said Okara will be linked with motorway soon to make it at par with other developed parts of the country. He said this was our campaign promised in 2013, which we are fulfilling.

The prime minister said a sum of 470 million rupees will be spent on the provision of gas to Okara.

Similarly, a sum of 740 million rupees is being spent on construction of flyover in the city besides the improvement of roads at a cost of 200 million rupees. Nawaz Sharif said a 200-bed existing hospital is being upgraded to 500-bed to provide relief and faculties to the patients. The Prime Minister also announced to establish an industrial estate in Okara.

The PM said today's public rally dwarfs the ones held by opposition parties. Terming Okara the heartland of the country, he said people here are highly motivated to bring PML-N again to power in 2018.

He said government has launched a number of power projects to increase power supply in the country and by 2018 load-shedding will be eradicated once and for all.

"Those who have been demanding my resignation, i want to tell them, they didn't make me prime minister, go and play cricket", the PM comes hard on his critics.

They are trying to hinder the progress of this government have never thought about the nation. "One should ask them if they even thought about building motorways and developing the infrastructure of the country,"

"They will keep protesting and we will keep progressing," the prime minister added. While welcoming Abdul Razaq Niazi back to PML-N after his brief hiatus from the political party, the prime minister said: "I only make friends for forever not for part time."



Pakistani rupee inches up against US dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal and Dirham; Check latest rates here

Pakistani rupee witnessed upward trajectort against US dollar and other currencies amid positive economic cues.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Wednesday, the US dollar moved down and was being quoted at 283.7 for buying and 286.75 for selling.

Euro remained stable at 309 for buying and 312 for selling. British Pound rate increased to 361 for buying, and 364 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED dropped to 77.6 whereas the Saudi Riyal rate stands at 76.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 6 December 2023

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 283.7  286.75 
Euro EUR 309  312 
UK Pound Sterling GBP 361  364 
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.6 78.3
Saudi Riyal SAR 76 76.8
Australian Dollar AUD 187.72 188.22
Bahrain Dinar BHD 758.58 766.58
Canadian Dollar CAD 209 211
China Yuan CNY 39.93 40.33
Danish Krone DKK 41.41 41.81
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.49 36.84
Indian Rupee INR 3.42 3.53
Japanese Yen JPY 1.49 1.56
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 923.13 932.13
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.97 61.57
New Zealand Dollar NZD 175.89 177.89
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.68 26.98
Omani Riyal OMR 740.01 748.01
Qatari Riyal QAR 78.36 79.06
Singapore Dollar SGD 211 213
Swedish Korona SEK 27.45 27.75
Thai Bhat THB 8.09 8.24

Gold price sees major drop in Pakistan; Check today gold rates - 6 Dec 2023

KARACHI – Gold prices in the local market continue to decline in line with the international market.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 6 December 2023

On Wednesday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs219,400 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs188,100. 

Each tola for 24 karat is Rs216,700, 22 Karat is Rs198,640, and 21 karat rate per tola is Rs189,613 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,525.00 for single tola.

In the global market, the precious metal moved down, and hovers around $2023 per ounce after drop of around $10.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 219,400 PKR 2,625
Karachi PKR 219,400 PKR 2,625
Islamabad PKR 219,400 PKR 2,625
Peshawar PKR 219,400 PKR 2,625
Quetta PKR 219,400 PKR 2,625
Sialkot PKR 219,400 PKR 2,625
Attock PKR 219,400 PKR 2,625
Gujranwala PKR 219,400 PKR 2,625
Jehlum PKR 219,400 PKR 2,625
Multan PKR 219,400 PKR 2,625
Bahawalpur PKR 219,400 PKR 2,625
Gujrat PKR 219,400 PKR 2,625
Nawabshah PKR 219,400 PKR 2,625
Chakwal PKR 219,400 PKR 2,625
Hyderabad PKR 219,400 PKR 2,625
Nowshehra PKR 219,400 PKR 2,625
Sargodha PKR 219,400 PKR 2,625
Faisalabad PKR 219,400 PKR 2,625
Mirpur PKR 219,400 PKR 2,625


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