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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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PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 13 April 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency remains largely same against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 13, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Saturday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 12 April 2024

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