UAE children use art to convey message of peace, tolerance at Sharjah book fair

04:17 PM | 5 Nov, 2023
UAE children use art to convey message of peace, tolerance at Sharjah book fair

The 41st edition of Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) is underway and largest publishing event offers children to explore their favourite books, and creative spot for wide range of activities.

Participants at Sharjah book fair explore books, get their hands on puzzles and taking aptitude tests to bring out their thoughts on paper, and over all juniors are having quality time at a vibrant cultural programme.

Besides exploring interesting reads, officials are expressing their thoughts by drawing them on paper. Some children painted UAE flag while others expressed their thoughts on the Gaza war as they drew Palestine flags and used the opportunity to convey messages of peace and solidarity.

Junior even expressed love by drawing Burj Khalifa, Palm Islands of Dubai and other landmarks.

Sharjah Book Fair highlights the position of Sharjah as a cultural capital of the Arab world and encourage children to read, be creative, think, experiment, and discover.

The event helps the younger generation to develop their relationship with books. 

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


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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