LAHORE – Remington Pharma won the opening match of the New Year Polo Cup 2021 that got underway here at the Pakistan Park Cavalry Ground.
In the opening match of the tournament, Remington Pharma played superb polo against BX Colts and won the match by a good margin of 9½-5. Basel Faisal Khokhar and Agha Musa Ali Khan were in sublime form and played outstanding polo throughout the match and emerged as heroes of the day from the winning side. They converted three tremendous goals each while their teammate Mustafa Aziz also played well and contributed with a brace. They were also enjoying one and a half goal handicap advantage.
The players of team BX Colts also showed quality polo skills and techniques and gave tough time to their opponents. Muhammad Matloob Aizad was in good form as he succeeded in converting a convincing hat-trick of goals from BX Colts while Mustafa Zeeshan and Hashim Agha pumped in one goal each but their efforts couldn’t bear fruit, as they lost the match by 5-9½.
Talking to the media soon after registering impressive victory, Basel Faisal Khokhar of team Remington Pharma said: “I have been working and training very hard and trying to play high-quality polo in every tournament. I am trying to play better polo in every match and my ultimate goal is to become a successful as well as a professional polo player.”
The challenging and exciting match was witnessed by Club President Col (R) Shoaib Aftab, Col (R) Tariq, Lt Col Omer Minhas, Director Remington Pharma Dr Faisal Qadeer Khokhar, players and their families and polo lovers.
Pakistani rupee continue to witness further losses against US dollar in the open market on despite positive economic indicators and massive surge in Stock Market.
On Tuesday, the dollar was being quoted at 285.1 for selling and 288.15 for buying purposes for customers.
Euro price moves down by Rs2 to 312 for buying and 315 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling after increase.
UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal also witnessed fall and new price stands at 76.25.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||362|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.24||36.59|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
KARACHI – Gold continues to move upward in local market amid surge in international rates.
On Tuesday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs217,600, and the price for 10-gram gold saw increase of Rs943 to reach Rs186,557.
Globally, yellow metal went up by $12 to settle at $2,015 per ounce.
Last week, per tola gold price increased by Rs800 per tola, and it hovers around two month high.
|Lahore||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Karachi||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Quetta||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Attock||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Multan||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|