Ex-DG ISPR Asim Bajwa's picture in 'Ihram' catches social media's attention

12:36 PM | 5 Sep, 2017
Ex-DG ISPR Asim Bajwa's picture in 'Ihram' catches social media's attention
MAKKAH - A latest image of former DG ISPR Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa taken while he was performing Hajj has caught internet fancy and widely appreciated on social media.

The former head of military’s media wing and close friend of Chief of Army Staff General (retd) Raheel Sharif shared a picture on social networking site, Instagram, in which he can be seen wearing Ihram, a specific clothing for pilgrims, to perform Hajj rituals.

The picture, which was captured at a time when he was along thousands of pilgrims was heading towards Arfat from Mina to perform Hajj rituals, got nearly eight thousand likes on Instagram.

General Raheel Sharif is already in Saudi Arabia to head an Islamic military alliance.

However, there are no media reports regarding any meeting between two old friends, Bajwa and Sharif.


PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 21, 2024 (Wednesday).

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 for buying and 303 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 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 300 303
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
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 207 209
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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