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Govt committed to promote free and vibrant media: PM

08:49 AM | 1 Apr, 2017
Govt committed to promote free and vibrant media: PM
ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said the government believed in free and independent media which can play crucial role to make the country progress and development.
The prime minister stated this while extending best wishes to the newly elected representative body of All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), reported Radio Pakistan.

The prime minister said that print media has played an important role in strengthening democracy, adding that the government would extend all possible assistance and support for the promotion and development of free and vibrant media.

The prime minister hoped that the elected body will make efforts for the betterment of print media industry and people associated with it.

Meanwhile, Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb also congratulated the newly elected office bearers of All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS).


PKR rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 16 April forex rates

Pakistani currency gains momentum against all currencies on April 16, 2024 Tuesday. US dollar was being quoted at 277.9 for buying and 280.85 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 295 for buying and 298 for selling while British Pound stands at 345 for buying, and 349 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.4 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 15 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.9 280.85
Euro EUR 295 298
UK Pound Sterling GBP 345 349
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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