Deputy PM Ishaq Dar meets Saudi foreign minister at OIC summit

07:07 PM | 4 May, 2024
OIC Summit

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, engaged in a bilateral discussion with H.R.H. Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud during the sidelines of the 15th OIC Islamic Summit Conference, hosted in Banjul, The Gambia.

Recognizing the profound significance of the enduring strategic and economic ties between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, both dignitaries reaffirmed their commitment to bolstering economic cooperation and increasing Saudi investments in Pakistan.

Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar commended Saudi Arabia's ambitious "Vision 2030," aimed at catalyzing socio-economic transformation within the Kingdom in the 21st century. He emphasized the recent visit of the Saudi Foreign Minister to Pakistan, leading a high-profile delegation, as a pivotal moment in strengthening economic collaboration between the two nations.

Expressing shared concerns over recent developments in the Middle East, both Deputy Prime Minister Dar and the Saudi Foreign Minister advocated for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza. Additionally, they underscored the pivotal role of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in addressing issues affecting the Muslim Ummah, including the situations in Palestine and Kashmir.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 21 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 21, 2024 (Friday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.6 for buying and 280.75 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 297 and selling rate is 299.5 while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.75.

Forex Rates

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.6 280.75
Euro EUR 297  299.5 
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5  354 
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80  75.6
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.75 73.5
Australian Dollar AUD 181.2 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.91 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.5 205.5
China Yuan CNY 38.4 38.8
Danish Krone DKK 40.11 40.51
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.62 916.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.98 172.98
Norwegians Krone NOK 28.83 29.13
Omani Riyal OMR 723.62 731.62
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.53 77.23
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.68 26.98
Swiss Franc CHF 315.08 317.58
Thai Bhat THB 7.59 7.74


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