Pakistani boxer Ilyas Hussain has qualified for the pre-quarterfinal round of the boxing featherweight category of the commonwealth games 2022.
Ilyas Hussain outclassed the Mosotho boxer, Moroke Mokhotho, to qualify for Men’s Over 54kg- 57kg, featherweight, a round of 16.
The game was stopped in the second round as Ilyas knocked his opponent after 2 minutes.
He will lock horns with Anthony Shawn Joseph of Trinidad and Tobago in the round of 16, tomorrow.
Pakistani athletes failed to impress at the Commonwealth Games as Nazeer Ullah Khan lost his fight against England’s Lewis Williams in Men’s Over 86kg-92kg. Another Pakistani boxer Suleman Baloch was outclassed against India’s Shiva Thapa on opening day in a one-sided, 5-0, contest.
Other athletes also failed to perform in boxing, swimming, gymnastics, and other sports.
Olympian Haseeb Tariq finished at the 35th spot out of 55 swimmers while Mishael Aisha Hyat Ayub finished at the 31st spot out of 33 swimmers in the women’s category.
All eyes were on Pakistan vs India women's encounter and India beat Pakistan Women by eight wickets.
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.