Tennis champion Rashid Malik gets rousing welcome at Wahga Border 

Web Desk 08:01 PM | 31 Jan, 2023
Tennis champion Rashid Malik gets rousing welcome at Wahga Border 

LAHORE – Pakistan’s ITF seniors champion Rashid Ahmed Malik was accorded warm welcome at the Wahga Border by former PTF senior official Col Asif Dar (R) and Pakistan Rangers here on Monday. 

Pakistan seniors tennis team including Rashid Malik, Inam ul Haq, Imran Ahmed Siddique and Waqar Nisar played well against their opponents especially the Indians in New Delhi courts. Among them, Rashid Malik succeeded in clinching 55plus singles beating the Indian second seed Paul Varghese while partnering with Imran Siddique, Malik also clinched the 55plus doubles title beating the Finland’s pair. Pakistani pair of Waqar Nisar and Inam ul Haq lost the 65plus doubles semifinal. 

Rashid Malik thanked Col Asif Dar (R) and Pakistan Rangers for excellent reception at the Wahga Border. “After giving such a performance in India, beating Indians at the Indians soil, such a reception and welcome boosted our morale. We are now more eager to do well in the next event in Jalandhar, India in March. I am grateful to Col Asif Dar (R) and Pakistan Rangers for this special arrangement on our arrival that is remarkable.” 

The veteran champion said: “Our eight-day tour was superb as our friend in New Delhi took extra care and we were invited everyday for dinners. I am also grateful to Mr. Anil Khanna and Col Chohan and their whole team for taking extra care of us. I love to participate in India especially New Delhi. Our next event is in Jalandhar from March 4.” 

When asked to share the feelings, when he won two titles on Indian soil, Malik said: “It was great feeling when I won both 55 plus singles and doubles titles. I am thankful to Almighty for giving me strength to make my country proud. People of India gave very warm welcome and were extra loving.  

“This year, I am focusing to win the ITF Seniors World Tennis title. I am hopeful of doing well in the world event. I am also grateful IPC Minister Ehsan ur Rehman Mazari, Punjab government, Sports Board Punjab and other stakeholders for their support,” he added. A champion like Rashid Malik deserves due recognition, respect and honor at higher level as a few words of appreciation can help him win world seniors tennis title.

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Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal rates on March 23, 2023

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 23, 2023 (Thursday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 283.1 286.15
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 343.5 347
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.2 78
Saudi Riyal SAR 75.4 76.2
Australian Dollar AUD 187 189.4
Bahrain Dinar BHD 749.55 757.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 205 207.2
China Yuan CNY 40.91 41.31
Danish Krone DKK 40.77 41.17
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.92 36.27
Indian Rupee INR 3.41 3.52
Japanese Yen JPY 2.06 2.11
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 919.22 928.22
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.85 63.45
New Zealand Dollar NZD 176.66 178.66
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.33 26.63
Omani Riyal OMR 731.97 739.97
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 77.43 78.13
Singapore Dollar SGD 208 210
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 305.12 307.62
Thai Bhat THB 8.19 8.34

Today's gold rates in Pakistan – 23 March 2023

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 203,800 on Thursday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs174,730.   

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.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Karachi PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Islamabad PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Peshawar PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Quetta PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Sialkot PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Attock PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Gujranwala PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Jehlum PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Multan PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Bahawalpur PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Gujrat PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Nawabshah PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Chakwal PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Hyderabad PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Nowshehra PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Sargodha PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Faisalabad PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350
Mirpur PKR 203,800 PKR 2,350


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