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Pakistan's largest city ranked among least safe in the world

Copenhagen is the safest city on the globe, according to this year's EIU study

Web Desk 08:10 PM | 31 Aug, 2021
Pakistan's largest city ranked among least safe in the world

The Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen, was ranked as the safest city in the world, according to a new study conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

The Safe Cities Index 2021 is a report based on the fourth iteration of the index, which ranks 60 cities across 76 indicators covering digital, health, infrastructure, personal and environmental security.

The fourth edition of the EIU’s biennial Safe Cities Index for the first time included environmental security metrics.

Copenhagen has overtaken Tokyo, which topped the index in the last three EIU iterations, as the safest city. It is followed by  

The European capital came first with 82.4 points out of 100, and Toronto followed close behind with 82.2 points. The third safest city is Singapore with 80.7 points.

In previous three indices, the second and third position had been held by Singapore and Osaka.

The other countries in the top 10 include Sydney, Tokyo, Amsterdam, Wellington, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Stockholm.

Among the least safe of the 60 cities measured were Lagos, Cairo, Caracas, Karachi and Yangon.

The largest city of Pakistan has gotten only 39.7 points in the index.

The EIU report noted that the coronavirus had an impact across all security metrics.

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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 February 7, 2022 (Tuesday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279 282
Euro EUR 296.67 297.26
UK Pound Sterling GBP 331.71 332.41
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.8 75.1
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.21 73.51
Australian Dollar AUD 190.31 192.72
Bahrain Dinar BHD 732.23 740.23
Canadian Dollar CAD 205.22 207.42
China Yuan CNY 40.72 41.12
Danish Krone DKK 39.92 40.32
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.08 35.43
Indian Rupee INR 3.35 3.46
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 900.32 909.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 64.65 65.25
New Zealand Dollar NZD 174.19 176.19
Norwegians Krone NOK 27.12 27.42
Omani Riyal OMR 715.11 723.11
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 75.64 76.34
Singapore Dollar SGD 208.03 210.03
Swedish Korona SEK 26.1 26.4
Swiss Franc CHF 297.31 299.81
Thai Bhat THB 8.25 8.4

KARACHI – The gold price in Pakistan dropped by Rs4,300 per tola to reach Rs200,000 on Tuesday as it lost ground on second consecutive day after witnessing mostly bullish trend last week.

As per the All-Pakistan Sarafa Gems and Jewellers Association (APSGJA), the price of 10 grams of 24 carats gold decreased by Rs3,686 to settle at Rs171,468.

On Monday, the gold price witnessed a drop of Rs200 per tola to close at Rs204,300.

In the international market, the commodity dropped by $1 to reach $1,869 per ounce.

Meanwhile, silver prices in the domestic market slumped by Rs20 per tola and Rs17.14 per 10 grams to reach at Rs2,230 and Rs1,911, respectively.

https://en.dailypakistan.com.pk/07-Feb-2023/rupee-depreciates-against-us-dollar-again

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