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PIA denies involvement of ground staff in Hina Sani's drug case in Canada

11:15 AM | 3 Apr, 2024
PIA denies involvement of ground staff in Hina Sani's drug case in Canada

LAHORE – Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) rejected reports suggesting ground staff's involvement in the detention of air hostess Hina Sani at Toronto Airport.

The spokesperson for the country's national flag carrier turned down claims linking two ground staff members to the incident, ruling out speculations peddled by media reports.

The airline said Faiza Javed, who was allegedly involved in the case, is not PIA employee in Canada. The spokesperson emphasized that reports of airline's involvement in Hina Sani's detention in Canada are baseless.

It also hinted at legal action to defend its repute against alleged propaganda.

PIA issued a clarification as the airline cabin crew was arrested as authorities found methamphetamine in her shoes. The air hostess of the national air carrier, was held for the second time for possession of the banned substance.

The accused is set for court appearance soon. During the investigation, Hina Sani named two other PIA officials in Toronto, Faiza Javed and Jameel, as accomplices, both undergoing extensive questioning.

Hina was first initially detained for carrying multiple passports but was later released. She however remains suspended from her airline duties.

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 17 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 17, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293.15 for buying and 296.1 for selling while British Pound stands at 344.25 for buying, and 347.6 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.4 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 17 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293.15 296.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 344.25 347.6
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.26 911.26
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.24 58.84
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.75 166.75
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.37 77.07
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76

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