Six new ministers sworn in as federal cabinet expands

11:47 AM | 5 Oct, 2018
Six new ministers sworn in as federal cabinet expands
ISLAMABAD - The federal cabinet expanded on Friday as six more ministers took the oath of their office, administered by President Arif Alvi at the president house.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's Zartaj Gul, Ali Ameen Gandapur, Faisal Vawda, Azam Swati, Mohammad Mian Soomro and Sahibzada Mehboob Sultan were sworn-in as federal ministers.

With the latest induction, the strength of federal cabinet members has reached 38; comprising 24 federal ministers, six state ministers, four advisers to PM and four special assistants.

A day earlier, Zartaj shared the news of her oath-taking oath as minister of state for climate change, in a Twitter post.

I'm taking oath tomorrow as Minister of State for Climate Change, Gul said with jubilation.

The writer is a civil servant.


Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar 17 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 17, 2024 (Monday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 349.7 for buying, and 353.25 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.80.

Currency Exchange Rates

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
Euro EUR 296.00 299.00
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.70 353.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80 75.60
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.80 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182.00 184.00
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.18 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 204.00 206.00
China Yuan CNY 38.43 38.83
Danish Krone DKK 40.18 40.58
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.90 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.30 59.90
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.79 172.79
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.97 26.27
Omani Riyal OMR 723.88 731.88
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203.65 205.65
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 311.90 314.40
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73


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