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Rangers to be deployed in Karachi to fight street crime

11:41 PM | 5 Dec, 2023
Rangers deployed in Karachi
Source: File photo

KARACHI – Keeping in view a rise in street crime incidents in Karachi, authorities have decided to deploy Rangers troops alongside the Sindh Police personnel to fight the menace.

A meeting chaired by Sindh Rangers Director General Major General Azhar Waqas in Karachi made this decision. Karachi police chief, zonal DIGs and Special Branch officers were also present at the meeting.

A briefing was given to the officials on street crimes, water theft, anti-trafficking operations and repatriation of migrants.

Rangers and police personnel will do snap checking at inter-provincial checking points and take measures to prevent water theft and other crimes. A detailed review of measures related to crime prevention was also taken at the meeting.

In the meeting, it was decided to deal with the challenge of street crime jointly by the Rangers and the police.

Ranger’s spokesman said it was also decided to take strict action against those displaying illegal weapons.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Open-market: Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 19 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 19, 2024. 

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.05 for buying and 282.1 for selling.

On Monday, Euro stands at 301 for buying and 304 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.4 for buying, and 355.4 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.55 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.2.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 19 February 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.05 282.1
Euro EUR 301 304
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.4 355.4
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.55 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 180 182
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.12 751.12
Canadian Dollar CAD 206.5 208.5
China Yuan CNY 38.84 39.24
Danish Krone DKK 40.24 40.64
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.48 3.59
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 906.33 915.33
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.1 172.1
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.75 733.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.85 27.15
Swiss Franc CHF 315.64 318.14
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08

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