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PM Shehbaz commits to salary increases despite economic strain

04:45 PM | 1 May, 2024
Shehbaz Sharif

In the midst of economic challenges, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has pledged to enhance salaries in the upcoming budget, emphasizing his administration's dedication to prioritizing the well-being of workers.

Speaking from his residence in Lahore, the Prime Minister assured workers of forthcoming efforts to curb excessive expenditure while simultaneously boosting salaries, acknowledging the vital role played by laborers in the nation's progress. He affirmed, "The workers are our real heroes," underscoring his commitment to ensuring their contentment.

Asserting his resolve to propel the country towards prosperity under the guidance of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Nawaz Sharif, PM Shehbaz highlighted the imperative of eradicating corruption. He declared, "The end of corruption and other issues is imminent; the currency of the time is honesty."

PM Shehbaz reiterated the foundational principles of the state, emphasizing the vision of establishing an Islamic welfare state where merit is rewarded through diligence and integrity. He stressed the symbiotic relationship between capitalists and laborers, highlighting the necessity of promptly granting laborers their due rights for national advancement.

Acknowledging the nation's current hardships, PM Shehbaz cited efforts to reclaim Pakistan's financial assets and alleviate the burden on the underprivileged. He cautioned against viewing reduced fuel prices as a panacea for inflation, recognizing the profound impact of rising costs on the common populace.

In conclusion, Prime Minister Shehbaz reaffirmed his administration's commitment to fostering an equitable society, where honesty and hard work are esteemed virtues driving the nation towards prosperity.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 25 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 25, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 293.5 and selling rate is 297.2 while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 351.45 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.05 and Saudi Riyal at 72.95.

Currency Rates in Pakistan

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.65
Euro EUR 293.5 297.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 351.45
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.05 75.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.95 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 182.2 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.58 748.58
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 39.91 40.31
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.67 36.02
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.74 916.74
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.38 172.38
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.38 26.68
Omani Riyal OMR 723.26 731.26
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.5 77.2
Singapore Dollar SGD 72.95 73.85
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 311.53 314.03
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73

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