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HSY, Scottish brand Harris Tweed collaborate for charity show

Asma Malik 06:23 PM | 30 Nov, 2018
HSY, Scottish brand Harris Tweed collaborate for charity show
LAHORE - Hassan Sheheryar Yasin, known as  HSY, He has become one of Pakistan's most recognized fashion labels and employs over 350 people and six stores internationally (including Dubai), with the flagship housed in Lahore.

In 2003, Karachi-based Diva Magazine placed Yasin on the cover of their "Most Powerful People" issue and as one of their 10 "Faces of the Year".Pakistan's acclaimed designer HSY is adding his part for a noble cause with acclaimed Scottish brand Harris Tweed.

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Yasin and Scottish fashion brand Harris Tweed are coming up with a new couture collection ‘Shah’. The collection will be displayed at a solo show at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Scotland on 30th November.

Telling about the show, Hassan Sheheryar Yasin told a daily publication that “I am Extremely exultant to announce this collaboration with the prestigious Harris Tweed, a first for any Pakistani fashion brand. Thank you UK Medical Aid to Pakistan for this initiative and we hope raises both awareness funds for the deserving through this campaign.”

The show is part of HSY’s membership of the UK Association of Medical Aid to Pakistan helping to fundraise for the charity at an exclusive gala dinner. All funds raised will be going to the Medical Aid Pakistan.

In addition, to support the Linda Norgrove Foundation in Afghanistan, UK Medical Aid to Pakistan will be raising funds for three main projects; The provision of clean drinking water; Student Bursaries for Medical qualifications; And treatment for the prevention of Hepatitis B and C.

The creative director of Harris Tweed Hebrides, Mark Hogarth shared his thoughts for the upcoming charity show saying “Harris Tweed Hebrides welcomes the opportunity to work with the internationally acclaimed design Hassan SheheryarYasin on a truly unique collection of gowns which will marry the best of Scottish textiles and Pakistani design.

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"We look forward to a great event at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and are proud that our cloth will have a substantial impact in raising funds for the UK Association of Medical Aid to Pakistan as well as the admirable works carried out by The Linda Norgrove Foundation in Afghanistan,” he added.

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HSY, Harris Tweed Hebrides officials, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & local Scottish Pakistani community donors will be present at the charity show on Friday.

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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 January 28, 2023 (Saturday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 263.9 266.15
Euro EUR 275.75 278.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 313 316
U.A.E Dirham AED 69.75 70.45
Saudi Riyal SAR 67.25 67.9
Australian Dollar AUD 178.5 180.9
Bahrain Dinar BHD 644.19 652.19
Canadian Dollar CAD 187.5 189.70
China Yuan CNY 35.71 36.11
Danish Krone DKK 35.38 35.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 30.94 31.29
Indian Rupee INR 2.97 3.08
Japanese Yen JPY 2.50 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 793.10 802.15
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 57.02 57.62
New Zealand Dollar NZD 156.69 158.69
Norwegians Krone NOK 24.46 24.76
Omani Riyal OMR 629.39 637.39
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 66.54 67.24
Singapore Dollar SGD 184.38 186.38
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 23.81
Swiss Franc CHF 263.01 265.51
Thai Bhat THB 7.38 7.53

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs209,600 on Saturday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs174,990.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs157,300 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 178,500.

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.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Karachi PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Islamabad PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Peshawar PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Quetta PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Sialkot PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Attock PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Gujranwala PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Jehlum PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Multan PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Bahawalpur PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Gujrat PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Nawabshah PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Chakwal PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Hyderabad PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Nowshehra PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Sargodha PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Faisalabad PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Mirpur PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220

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