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London Mayor Sadiq Khan arrives in Pakistan on maiden tour

12:39 PM | 6 Dec, 2017
London Mayor Sadiq Khan arrives in Pakistan on maiden tour
LONDON – The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan arrived in his homeland Pakistan on Wednesday on his maiden tour since he assumed office last year.

The British politician entered Punjab’s capital Lahore from India via the Wagah Border Crossing and was given a rousing welcome on the Pakistani side of the border by Mayor Lahore Col (retd) Mubashar and senior government officials.

Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif, who would be hosting a dinner in the honour of Sadiq Khan, took to Twitter and welcomed the visiting dignitary.

https://twitter.com/CMShehbaz/status/938292382788935681?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fdunyanews.tv%2Fen%2FPakistan%2F417717-London-Mayor-Sadiq-Khan-arrives-in-Lahore-on-first-official-visit

Khan is the first ever mayor of London to make an official visit to Pakistan.

Sadiq Khan is leading a trade mission under the theme ‘London Is Open’ to both India and Pakistan and is flanked by a 16-member delegation.

Earlier, in India, the Mayor met Bollywood bigwigs and addressed a couple of conferences besides visiting heritage sites.

The writer is a civil servant.

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 18 May 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 18, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro stands at 297 for buying and 299.5 for selling while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 352 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 18 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 297 299.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 352
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 747.77 755.77
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.49 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.25 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.96 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Bhat THB 7.57 7.72

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