LAHORE – Workers of former ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf have started flocking to Shahdara Chowk as ousted PM Imran Khan earlier halted the march at Lahore’s Azadi Chowk on Friday.
The long march dubbed as Haqeeqi Azadi March is in full swing as marchers head to the capital against the ruling alliance and squeeze out a date for early elections.
Charged activists, who started a nearly 400 km walk, would resume their long march from Shahdara today while a large number of people are expected to join Azadi March 2.0 over the next week.
From Lahore, the PTI march would arrive at Muridke, Kamonki, and then Gujranwala as per the initial plan. People from other regions would also join the march.
On Friday, PTI chief Imran Khan kick-started long march from the Liberty Chowk in the provincial capital and is on a container for addressing the supporters.
Khan, during Day 1 of his long march, fired salvo at the country's military establishment with a no-holds-barred speech targeting the intelligence chief and others.
He slammed the ISI director-general for holding a 'political' press conference and called out other officials for torturing his party senator.
KARACHI – Pakistani rupee, which is facing blows in the open market, remained stable against the US dollar, in the inter-bank market on Wednesday.
The local currency moved slightly upward during the opening hours of trading in the inter-bank market. Before noon, PKR was hovering around 285.22, with a slight increase of Rs0.13.
As the situation remained under control in the interbank market, the rupee hits a fresh record low in the open market and was selling at 315 per dollar.
In a recent development, the IMF mission chief shared positive news, confirming that talks are underway with Pakistani authorities. The resumption of the IMF programme remains important for the crisis-hit country.
KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 232,300 on Wednesday.The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs199,160.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs163,624 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 190,880.
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 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Karachi||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Islamabad||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Peshawar||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Quetta||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Sialkot||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Attock||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Gujranwala||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Jehlum||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Multan||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Gujrat||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Nawabshah||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Chakwal||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Hyderabad||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Nowshehra||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Sargodha||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Faisalabad||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Mirpur||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
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