President Mamnoon arrives in Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj

09:25 AM | 5 Sep, 2016
President Mamnoon arrives in Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj
RIYADH (Web Desk) - President Mamnoon Hussain has arrived in Madinah to visit the Masjid-e-Nabvi before performing the Hajj, Saudi’s state-run news agency said.

According to Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the president was received by the Undersecretary of the Madinah Region Principality Waheeb Al-Sahlee upon his arrival at Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz International Airport.


Director of the Royal Protocol Mash’hur Al-Himaid and a number of senior civil and military officials were also present on the occasion, Samaa News reported.

Pakistan and Saudi Arabia enjoy close relations and have identical viewpoints on major regional and international issues. More than two million Pakistani expats live and work in Saudi Arabia. Pakistan hold its defense ties with Saudi Arabia in highest esteem and attaches great importance to the security of the Kingdom

The writer is a civil servant.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 29 Feb 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 29, 2024 (Thursday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.1 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352 for buying, and 355.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.3.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 29 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.1 282.35
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.3 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.11 751.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.69 41.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.32 916.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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