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Lahore's Lorry Adda to be transformed into an airport-style terminal

04:30 PM | 4 Dec, 2023
Lahore's Lorry Adda to be transformed into an airport-style terminal
Source: A screengrab from YouTube video

LAHORE – Punjab Caretaker Chief Minister of Punjab Mohsin Naqvi has announced a project to upgrade the Lorry Adda (bus stand) in provincial capital of Lahore. 

The chief minister said stand the bus stand, which is currently in pathetic condition, will be transformed into an airport-style terminal under a Rs9 billion project. 

The modern terminal will be established at same location in Badami Bagh where the lorry adda is located and it will feature modern facilities including bus bays, restrooms and waiting areas. 

The government will also establish a multi-storey parking plaza at the upcoming bus terminal, covering an area of 46 canals. The cost of the project has been estimated at Rs4 billion.  

Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner of Lahore Rafia Haider has called a meeting of the relevant departments to formulate a strategy for execution of the project. 

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 20 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remained largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 20, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.05 for buying and 282.1 for selling.

On Tuesday, Euro stands at 301 for buying and 304 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.4 for buying, and 355.4 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.55 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.2.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.05 282.1
Euro EUR 301 304
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.4 355.4
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.55 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 180 182
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.12 751.12
Canadian Dollar CAD 206.5 208.5
China Yuan CNY 38.84 39.24
Danish Krone DKK 40.24 40.64
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.48 3.59
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 906.33 915.33
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.1 172.1
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.75 733.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 207
Swedish Korona SEK 26.85 27.15
Swiss Franc CHF 315.64 318.14
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08

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