Death toll of Pakistani Haj pilgrims from Mina stampede rises to 52

01:24 PM | 1 Oct, 2015
Death toll of Pakistani Haj pilgrims from Mina stampede rises to 52
ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Death toll of Pakistani Haj pilgrims has risen to 52 after the Mina stampede, Saudi authorities said on Thursday.

About 36 pilgrims are still missing.

According to Pakistani Haj officials, of the 38 Hajjis seeking treatment at a hospital in Riyadh, 30 have been released.

Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Muhammad Yousaf said that all-out efforts are being made to find all the missing Pakistanis.

He said the helpline number 00966593965613 can be contacted to get any information about Pakistani Hujis.

It is said that out of total 39 injured Pakistanis, 29 had been discharged from hospitals while 10 were still under medical treatment.

A stampede killed about 717 people and injured hundreds more at the Hajj in Saudi Arabia on last Thursday.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 28 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains momentum against US dollar in the open market on February 28, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar moves up and currently hovers at 282 for buying and 282.25 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303.1 for buying and 306.1 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.6 for buying, and 355.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 28 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 282 282.25
Euro EUR 303.1 306.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.6 355.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181.1 183.1
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.1 209.1
China Yuan CNY 38.87 39.27
Danish Krone DKK 40.61 41
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.75 36.1
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.5 59.1
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.41 26.71
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.15 209.15
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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