Info minister for close cooperation with UK to end money laundering

11:03 PM | 6 Dec, 2018
Info minister for close cooperation with UK to end money laundering
LONDON - Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Thursday underlined the need for close cooperation with the United Kingdom to end money laundering.

The information minister expressed this during a meeting with Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Minister for Human Rights and United Nations Lord Tariq Ahmed.

The FCO minister welcomed the proposal and assured of full cooperation by Britain.

Hussain also updated him on the socio-economic development agenda of the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Lord Tariq said British Prime Minister Theresa May appreciated the positive developments taking place in Pakistan.

The minister discussed with him ways for collaboration on curbing hate speech on social media. He put forward the proposal to develop an international regulatory regime against inciting hatred and violence on social media.

He said establishing the rule of law was the government’s priority, adding extremism was a global problem and needed global efforts to put an end to the menace.

Taking note of the good relations between the United Kingdom and Pakistan, the two sides agreed to work together to further strengthen mutual cooperation in diverse areas.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 26 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 26, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 26 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
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 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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