In an interview with Daily Pakistan at CPEC Summit and Expo in Islamabad, Saeed Elahi said China and Pakistan have always been good partners and true friends.
“Since Chinese premier Zhou Enlai's first visit to Pakistan, the two countries have been gradually establishing a good relationship. The Chinese leaders always attached importance to relations with Pakistan, while Pakistan regards China as the closest partner,” he added.
About CPEC, the Red Crescent chairman said the China Pakistan Economic Corridor is a vivid example of the growing strategic partnership between the two countries. “CPEC covers various aspects of energy, construction of public facilities, and education, and the great significance of this huge project will benefit multiple areas of Pakistan by improving the locals’ standard of living.”
As chairman of Pakistan Red Crescent, the largest humanitarian aid organisation in the country, Elahi thinks philanthropy in Pakistan will also rapidly develop in the context of CPEC. He said that the Pakistan Red Crescent and the Red Cross Society of China have always been in close cooperation, and now will further strengthen cooperation in the fields of natural and man-made disasters.
Pakistan Red Crescent Society is the largest humanitarian aid agency, which operates under seven provincial branches, and 90 district-level divisions. It is mainly responsible for domestic natural and man-made disasters and quick response to provide assistance.
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 March 22, 2023 (Wednesday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||344.5||348|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||35.9||36.25|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||176.66||178.66|
KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 202,400 on Wednesday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs173,500.
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 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Karachi||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Islamabad||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Peshawar||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Quetta||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Sialkot||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Attock||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Gujranwala||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Jehlum||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Multan||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Gujrat||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Nawabshah||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Chakwal||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Hyderabad||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Nowshehra||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Sargodha||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Faisalabad||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Mirpur||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
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