Pakistan’s top military brass condoles death of Pervez Musharraf

11:44 AM | 5 Feb, 2023
Pakistan’s top military brass condoles death of Pervez Musharraf
Source: Representational Photo

RAWALPINDI – Pakistan Army top officials on Sunday expressed condolences over the death of former military chief and President General (retd) Pervez Musharraf, who succumbed to his chronic illness earlier today in Dubai.

The Pakistan Army’s spokesman in a short statement said “Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, and Services Chiefs express heartfelt condolences on sad demise of Gen Pervez Musharaf, ex-President, CJCSC & Chief of Army Staff. May Allah bless the departed soul & give strength to the bereaved family.”

Former military ruler and President Pervez Musharraf passed away at American Hospital in UAE after a prolonged illness. Local media reports quoting his family members said the former four-star general succumbed to Amyloidosis.

He was hospitalised for a couple of months due to a complication of his ailment, per reports.

Following his death, several politicians including former Punjab Chief Minister Pervaiz Elahi expressed condolences.

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 26 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 26, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 26 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
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 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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