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18-member Punjab cabinet takes oath

05:17 PM | 6 Mar, 2024
18-member Punjab cabinet takes oath

LAHORE – Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz's 18-member cabinet officially assumed their roles by taking the oath on Wednesday.

Punjab Governor Balighur Rehman administered oath to the newly-formed cabinet during a ceremony held at the Governor's House, which was also attended by CM Maryam Nawaz.

Marriyum Aurangzeb was sworn in as the senior minister, with Syed Muhammad Ashiq Hussain Shah, Rana Sikandar Hayat, Khawaja Imran Nazir, Khawaja Sulman Rafiq, Zeeshan Rafique, Bilal Akbar Khan, Sohaib Ahmed Malik, Azma Zahid Bokhari, Bilal Yasin, Ramesh Singh Arora, Khalil Tahir, Faisal Ayub Khokhar, Shafay Hussain, Sardar Sher Ali Gorchani, and Sohail Shoukat Butt also taking their oaths as ministers.

Who is Who in Punjab Cabinet?

Tahir Khalil Sindhu              Human Rights                                                      Department

Khawaja Salman Rafique   Specialized Health Department

Khawaja Imran Nazir           Primary Health Department

Zeeshan Rafiq                       Local Government Department

Bilal Yasim                             Food Department 

Faisal Ayub Khokar              Sports ministry

Marriyum Aurangzeb           Ministry of Planning and Development, Environment

Ashiq Kirmani                       Agriculture Department

Bilal Abar                              Transport ministry

Azma Bohkhari                     Information Ministry

Ramesh Singh                       Ministry of Minorities Affairs

Sher Ali Gorchani                  Ministry of Mines and Minerals

Sohaib Ahmed                      Ministry of Civil and Works

Kazim Pirazda                      Irrigation Ministry

Shaffay Hussain                  Punjab Industries, Commerce & Investment Department

Sohail Shaukat                    Social Welfare Department

Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman   Finance ministry

Rana Sikandar Hayat           School Education Department

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 21, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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