Russian President Putin expresses condolence on terrorist attack in Pakistan’s Mustung 

09:58 PM | 29 Sep, 2023
Russian President Putin expresses condolence on terrorist attack in Pakistan’s Mustung 
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KREMLIN – Russian President Vladimir Putin extended his condolences to President of Pakistan Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Anwarul Haq Kakar on the terrorist attack in Mastung district of Balochistan province.

“Killing people during a religious ceremony is further evidence of the barbaric and inhuman nature of terrorism. Those behind this crime should not escape retribution,” Putin said in a message.  

He reaffirmed Russia’s commitment to further build up anti-terrorist cooperation with its Pakistani partners.

“The President of Russia asked to pass on his words of sincere sympathy to the families and loved ones of the victims, as well as wishes for a speedy recovery to all the wounded,” read the official statement.

At least 47 people were killed and more than 66 people sustained injuries in a suicide blast during an Eid Miladun Nabi procession in Mastung district on Friday.

Terrorists have staged a series of attacks in Pakistan since last year when the TTP withdrew from a ceasefire agreement with the government. The South Asian country has witnessed several major terrorist attacks in 2023.

In January 2023, t suicide bomber blew himself up inside a crowded mosque in Peshawar Police Lines on January 30, killing at least 100 people and leaving dozens injured.

In March, a suicide bomber rammed a motorcycle into a police truck in Sibbi city of Balochistan killing nine policemen. 

In April, terrorists targeted police vehicle in Quetta, leaving four people dead. During this period, attacks were also carried out in Swat valley where 17 people died on April 25.

On July 31, more than 60 people were killed in a suicide blast at a political rally held by Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) party

In August, nine soldiers were killed when a suicide bomber on a motorcycle blew himself up near the convoy in northwestern Pakistan.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 10 Dec 2023

Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against the US dollar, and other currencies in the open market on Sunday.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 283.4 for buying and 285.95 for selling.

Euro comes down to 307 for buying and 310 for selling. British Pound rate remains unchanged at 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED witnessed slight drop and new rate stands at 77.2 whereas the Saudi Riyal remained stable at 76.

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 283.4 285.95
Euro EUR 307 310
UK Pound Sterling GBP 358.5 362
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.2 78
Saudi Riyal SAR 76 76.8
Australian Dollar AUD 187.2 189
Bahrain Dinar BHD 755.82 763.82
Canadian Dollar CAD 209 211
China Yuan CNY 39.82 40.22
Danish Krone DKK 41.14 41.54
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.37 36.72
Indian Rupee INR 3.41 3.52
Japanese Yen JPY 1.39 1.45
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 922.14 931.14
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.82 61.42
New Zealand Dollar NZD 175.33 177.33
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.12 26.42
Omani Riyal OMR 738.71 741.76
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 78.07 78.77
Singapore Dollar SGD 211 213
Swedish Korona SEK 27.32 27.62
Swiss Franc CHF 324.5 327
Thai Bhat THB 8.08 8.23

Gold price drops in Pakistan; Check out today gold rates here

Gold prices decreased in local markets in line with the trend in the international market.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 10 December 2023

On Sunday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs216,300, and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs185,450.

Single tola of 22 Karat Gold price costs Rs198,274, 21 karat rate per tola costs Rs189,263 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,225 for each tola.

In the global market, gold prices hovers around $2,004 per ounce, after drop of $23.35 on Sunday.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Karachi PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Islamabad PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Peshawar PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Quetta PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Sialkot PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Attock PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Gujranwala PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Jehlum PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Multan PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Bahawalpur PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Gujrat PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Nawabshah PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Chakwal PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Hyderabad PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Nowshehra PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Sargodha PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Faisalabad PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Mirpur PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486


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