Pakistan Army sets up onion frying plant in Awaran to boost Balochistan economy

03:59 PM | 5 Dec, 2018
Pakistan Army sets up onion frying plant in Awaran to boost Balochistan economy
QUETTA - People in south Balochistan are reaping the fruit of an onion frying plant, set up recently by authorities from provincial government and the army in a show of national commitment to promote economic activities in the country’s largest province.

The first batch of a high-quality finished product, called ‘Awaran Fried Onion’, has hit the market across the southern Pakistani province.

Pakistan Army had helped the local population construct the plant in the far-flung area of Awaran to facilitate the local farmers in transforming their crop into finished edible product for the market.

Farmers in Awaran have thanked the Pakistan Army for providing them with an opportunity to boost their produce and earn profits the crop.

Balochistan is a big producer of onion. About one million tonnes of onion can be harvested every year in the province. Last year 0.9 million tonnes of onion was produced.

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US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Pound, Riyal Rate in Pakistan Today - Currency Rates 20 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 20, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.15 for buying and 280.85 for selling. Euro's buying rate remains stable at 301.35 and selling rate is 303.25.

British Pound rate is 354.85 for buying, and 358.35 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.5 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.70.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.15 280.85
Euro EUR 301.35 303.25
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354.85 358.35
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.5 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.7 74.42
Australian Dollar AUD 184.75 186.55
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.15 749.15
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.5 205.5
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 36.05 36.05
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.4 26.7
Swiss Franc CHF 309.05 311.55
Thai Bhat THB 7.5 7.65


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