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Jordan, Chile, Colombia recall ambassadors to Israel over killings of innocent people in Gaza

09:42 AM | 2 Nov, 2023
Jordan, Chile, Colombia recall ambassadors to Israel over killings of innocent people in Gaza
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AMMAN – Millions of people across the globe are holding demonstrations, calling for an end to Israel Gaza, war, and in recent development several countries including Jordan, Chili, and Columbia recalled their ambassador to Israel amid the bombardment of Gaza.

As Israeli forces continued air strikes and land operations, killing thousands of innocent people along with Hamas fighters, Jordan announced recalling its ambassador to Tel Aviv in response to the war in Gaza, accusing the Jewish nation of creating a humanitarian catastrophe.

Amman’s foreign ministry said it has decided to recall ambassador to Israel in condemnation of the Israeli war that is killing innocent people in Gaza.

It said the diplomatic terms would only return to normal if Israel stopped its war on the enclave and ended the humanitarian crisis.

Jordan, a neighbor of Israel, last time recalled its envoy to Israel in 2019 to protest against the months-long detention of two of its citizens without charges.

Meanwhile, Chile and Colombia announced that they are recalling their respective envoys to Israel for consultations over Tel Aviv’s bombing of Gaza.

Earlier, Chilean President Gabriel Boric said ‘With the unacceptable violations of international humanitarian law that Israel has incurred in the Gaza Strip, as the government of Chile, we have decided to call back to Santiago for consultations our ambassador in Israel, Jorge Carvajal’.

Furthermore, Colombian President Gustavo Petro announced recalling ambassador to Israel for consultations. ‘If Israel does not stop the massacre of the Palestinian people, we cannot be there’, he said.

On Wednesday, Bolivia announced it was severing diplomatic ties with Jewish nation, making it the first country to take such a step since the war started.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal – March 3, 2024

Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against USD and other currencies in the open market on March 3, 2024 (Sunday).

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 – March 3, 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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