VIDEO: Punjab CM Shehbaz launches Lahore’s Safe City Project

08:25 PM | 4 Jan, 2018
VIDEO: Punjab CM Shehbaz launches Lahore’s Safe City Project
LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday inaugurated the Safe City Project in Lahore where eight thousand cameras have been installed at 1700 important points.

The Punjab Police Integrated Command, Control and Communication Centre (IC3) will enhance the security of lives and property of the citizens of Punjab by employing smart technology and equipping Punjab Police with modern surveillance capability, according to officials.

Shehbaz Sharif said on Twitter: “Through this project, we shall not only be able to give safe and secure cities to our succeeding generations but also facilitate the movement of citizens. Improvement in law and order situation will have positive impact on business, economy and trade outputs as well.”

The project was initiated by Punjab CM in May, 2016 to make the city safe and has been completed at a cost of 14.52 billion rupees. Fibre optic cable is used in the program and video wall comprising 203 scanners has been made in the head office for monitoring.

Furthermore, pictures of criminals and terrorists have been installed in the cameras, and authorities will be immediately alerted when any camera will identify the suspect anywhere. The project will help to improve the security situation in great deal.

The writer is a member of the staff.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 22 February 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 22, 2024 (Thursday)

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300.2 for buying and 303.2 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.6 for buying, and 354.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.2 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.45.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300.2 303.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.6 354.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.2 76.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.45 75.2
Australian Dollar AUD 181.15 183.15
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.15 209.15
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.1 209.1
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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