Saudi Crown Prince, Qatari Emir, UN Chief felicitate Pakistan’s new PM Shehbaz Sharif

08:40 AM | 5 Mar, 2024
Saudi Crown Prince, Qatari Emir, UN Chief felicitate Pakistan’s new PM Shehbaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD – Shehbaz Sharif has secured premiership again and congratulations are in order for him for securing second term.

Sharif, 72, was sworn in as 24th Prime Minister on March 4, 2024, and world leaders congratulate premier on the electoral victory.

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud extended warm wishes to PM Sharif on assuming the office of prime minister. In his felicitation message, MBS wished Shehbaz Sharif success, and the people of Pakistan steady progress and prosperity.

Meanwhile, Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani congratulated seasoned Pakistani politician for taking the reign of South Asian nation for the second time.

Sheikh Thani sent a cable of felicitation to the premier, wishing him success and for further development and growth of bilateral ties.

On Monday, Iranian President Iran Ebrahim Raisi was also among leaders who felicitated Prime Minister Sharif and congratulated him on his election. He felicitated premier and conveyed his good wishes.

Raisi expressed optimism that Pakistani PM would use all of his abilities to lead the country towards progress and prosperity. The Prime Minister also invited the Iranian President to visit Pakistan soon.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres also sent wishes to Shehbaz Sharif. He expressed anticipation for joint ventures on various matters.

In a statement, Stephane Dujarric, spokesperson for the UN Chief, congratulated PM Sharif on becoming premier, anticipating continued collaboration with the country on all issues.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 24 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 24, 2024 (Friday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.15 for buying and 280.15 for selling.

Euro moved down to 297 for buying and 300 for selling while British Pound rate is 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.4.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 24 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.15 280.15
Euro EUR 297 300
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.4 74.15
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.75 748.75
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 40.52 40.92
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.35 3.46
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.57 916.57
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.39 59.99
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.03 172.03
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.92 26.22
Omani Riyal OMR 723.64 731.64
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 26.02 26.32
Swiss Franc CHF 304.75 307.25
Thai Bhat THB 7.67 7.82


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