PMLN’s Ahsan Iqbal contracts coronavirus again

10:28 AM | 1 Aug, 2021
PMLN’s Ahsan Iqbal contracts coronavirus again

ISLAMABAD – Seasoned politician and Secretary-General of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz Ahsan Iqbal has again tested positive for the novel Covid-19.

The former Interior Minister has quarantined himself at home for two weeks after testing positive. He also urged people to pray for his swift recovery.

“I have been again tested positive for coronavirus and have quarantined myself. I request my friends, well-wishers, and especially to the people of Narowal to pray for my quick recovery, wear the mask and observe the SOPs”, he wrote on his official Twitter.

Former CM Punjab and Opposition Leader in the National Assembly, Shehbaz Sharif, has wished Ahsan Iqbal a speedy recovery from Covid-19.

Last year in June, he first contracted the deadly disease. Earlier, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Vice President Maryam Nawaz had also tested positive for COVID-19 on July 28 after she returned from the AJK election campaign.

Pakistan is currently experiencing the fourth wave of Covid triggered by a Delta variant of covid which first surfaced in India last year.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 4 March 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on March 4, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.3 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 4 March 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.3 282.45
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89


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