Hajj 2019: 155,000 Pakistanis reach Saudi Arabia

02:49 PM | 1 Aug, 2019
Hajj 2019: 155,000 Pakistanis reach Saudi Arabia
JEDDAH – As many as 155,000 Pakistanis including 45,000 private scheme pilgrims have reached Saudi Arabia, said spokesman Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony.

In a statement, he said 52,000 pilgrims of government scheme has returned Makkah Mukarma after visiting Madina Munawwara, whereas 8,000 pilgrims of government scheme were still in Madina. The pre hajj flights operation would continue till August 6.

Commenting about Mukamla visa, he said the ministry has nothing to do with the Mujamla visa as it was the discretion of Saudi Ambassador in Pakistan to issue Mujamla visas.

He asked the aspirants of Mujamla visa to contact Saudi embassy for getting Mujamla visa. Ministry would not be responsible for providing accommodation, food, transport, medical treatment and other facilities to holders of Mujamla visa. A holder of Mujamla should himself make arrangements for his accommodation, food and other facilities in Saudi Arabia.

Ministry urged the aspirants to avoid giving money to irrelevant persons for Mujamla visa and ministry will not responsible for any fraud.

Associated Press of Pakistan Corporation (APPC) - Pakistan's Premier News Agency


PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 21, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300 for buying and 303 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

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

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300 303
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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