Punjab CM Naqvi lays foundation stone of Dadhocha Dam to address Rawalpindi water issues 

07:48 PM | 1 Dec, 2023
Punjab CM Naqvi lays foundation stone of Dadhocha Dam to address Rawalpindi water issues 
Source: Radio Pakistan

RAWALPINDI – Punjab caretaker Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi on Friday laid foundation stone for the Dadhocha Dam worth Rs14 billion to address water issues in Rawalpindi region. 

Chief Secretary Punjab Zahid Akhtar Zaman and other official attended the ceremony held at the site, about 25 km away from the garrison city. 

Speaking on the occasion, the chief minister said this project will be completed in two years at a cost of Rs14 billion.

He hoped that projects like Rawalpindi Ring Road, Dadhocha Dam, upgradation of various hospitals and remodelling of roads will provide a relief to the residents of Rawalpindi.

Naqvi said efforts were being made to provide maximum facilitation to tourists in Murree to promote tourism at the hill-station.

He said second phase of anti-encroachment operation will soon be launched in Murree, saying people should cooperate with the government in this regard. 

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 27 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar in the open market on February 27, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 76.7.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 27 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.56 40.96
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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