PITB participates in National Workshop for Pakistan Animal Identification & Traceability System

04:57 PM | 2 Nov, 2023
PITB participates in National Workshop for Pakistan Animal Identification & Traceability System

LAHORE - The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) recently participated in a highly anticipated national workshop centred around the Pakistan Animal Identification & Traceability System (PAITS), hosted by the Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Islamabad. 

The event garnered participation from esteemed dignitaries including Federal Secretary for National Food Security and Research, Captain (Retd.) Muhammad Mehmood Ahmad, Animal Husbandry Commissioner Dr. Muhammad Akram, as well as representatives from FAO and the livestock department.

During the workshop, the PITB team delivered a comprehensive overview of the diverse modules integrated within the PAITS framework, shedding light on its nationwide implementation and the current status of progress. Furthermore, the team presented a strategic proposal detailing the sustainability roadmap after the completion of the system's pilot phase. The Federal Secretary commended the dedication and efforts of all involved members who played an integral role in the development and successful implementation of this groundbreaking system.

Captain (Retd.) Muhammad Mehmood Ahmad stressed the significance of broadening the project's scope, recognizing its potential as a transformative force in enhancing livestock health and traceability. He emphasized the system's pivotal role in ensuring superior food quality and its alignment with international regulations, further bolstering the export potential of the nation's livestock industry.

"This workshop stands as a testament to the commitment and collaborative efforts behind the PAITS initiative," said Captain Retd. Muhammad Mehmood Ahmad, emphasizing the transformative impact of this technological innovation.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


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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