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PM meets Chinese engineers as minister takes bodies to China

10:45 PM | 1 Apr, 2024
PM Shehbaz Sharif meets Chinese engineers at Dasu Dam
Source: PID

The day federal minister Chaudhry Salik Hussain landed in China with bodies of the five Chinese engineers who were killed in the Bisham terrorist attack, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif visited Chinese engineers and workers at the Dasu Dam site in Kohistan.

During the visit, Sharif said the government would provide the best possible security to Chinese engineers, workers and their families in Pakistan. He said the China-Pakistan friendship would move forward and the enemies of this friendship wold be defeated hands down. 

He offered his condolences to the Chinese engineers over the loss of five of their fellow workers in the terrorist attack, which took place in Bisham on March 26. He said that exemplary punishment would be given to the perpetrators of this attack once the committee completes its probe into the incident.

On this occasion, thirty seconds of silence were observed in the memory of the fallen Chinese engineers. The Chinese engineers and workers as well as the Chinese ambassador thanked the prime minister for showing solidarity with them.

Earlier, a special plane of the Pakistan Air Force took the bodies of the five Chinese engineers to the Chinese city of Wuhan. Before the PAF plane left for China, a rosy salute was presented to the fallen Chinese heroes who were killed in the line of duty. 

Reacting to the development, Prime Minister Sharif had formed a joint committee to investigate the Bisham terror incident and punish the culprits.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 21, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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