On the occasion, Nawaz Sharif said that the government was fully aware of the issues being faced by the public due to power shortage and it will not rest till significant relief is provided to them.
The committee was informed that an additional nine thousand one hundred seven megawatt electricity will be added to the system by March next year.
But the directions by the PM were not acted upon, as loadshedding continued in parts of Karachi on Iftari of second Ramazan and in Sehari of third Ramazan.
Yesterday, a large number of people took to the streets against unannounced power cuts in different cities, including Peshawar, Karachi, Charsadda, Malakand and others.
In violent protests, two were killed and 14 others wounded in the Dargai tehsil of Malakand on Monday.
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 8, 2023 (Wednesday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||331.78||332.48|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||35.08||35.45|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||174.19||176.18|
KARACHI – Gold prices fell on Wednesday for the third straight day in local markets, after hitting aan all-time high in previous week.
The per tola price of 24 carats gold in Pakistan dropped by Rs2,000 to settle at Rs198,000 while the price of 10 grams decreased by Rs1715 to reach Rs169753.
On Monday, the gold price witnessed a drop of Rs200 per tola to close at Rs204,300.
In the international market, the commodity witnessed an upward trend as per ounce price reached to $1,880 after an increase of $11 dollars.