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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

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PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 13 April 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency remains largely same against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 13, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Saturday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 12 April 2024

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