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Shehla Raza quits as PHF president

11:55 PM | 6 May, 2024
Shehla Raza quits as PHF president
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Syeda Shehla Raza, a leader of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) who was recently elected the first woman president of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), resigned from her office on Monday.

Shehla Raza made history a few weeks ago when she was elected the first woman president of the PHF. She was unanimously elected president of the hockey governing body after a meeting in Karachi. Officials picked Raja Shuja as the finance secretary of the federation.

The Congress huddle was attended by 54 out of a total 64 members, including representatives of National Bank and Pakistan Customs.

For the unversed, Shehla Raza has previously served as vice president of hockey federation.

In February this year, Khalid Sajjad Khokhar resigned from the coveted post of president of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) after 8 years.

Former caretaker prime minister Kakar named Tariq Hussain Bugti for the post.

Pakistan’s men’s hockey team failed to qualify for Olympic Games for three consecutive time.

The team’s last Olympic appearance was in 2012, where they finished 7th, a slight improvement from their 8th-place finish in 2008. Despite being an eight-time Olympic medallist, the Asia nation struggled in recent years.

The administration of Pakistan hockey has been chaotic, with financial crises leading to non-payment of allowances and contract salaries to players and coaches.

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Pakistani Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 19, 2024 (Wednesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.50 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 349.7 for buying, and 353.25 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.80.

Forex Rates 

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
Euro EUR 296.00 299.00
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.70 353.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80 75.60
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.80 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182.00 184.00
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.18 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 204.00 206.00
China Yuan CNY 38.43 38.83
Danish Krone DKK 40.18 40.58
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.90 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.30 59.90
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.79 172.79
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.97 26.27
Omani Riyal OMR 723.88 731.88
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203.65 205.65
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 311.90 314.40
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73

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