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Mahira Khan comes out in support of Afghan refugees

08:39 PM | 6 Nov, 2023
Mahira Khan comes out in support of Afghan refugees
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Acclaimed Pakistani actress Mahira Khan has made a heartfelt plea to the Government of Pakistan, urging the authorities to maintain their support for the Afghan people residing in the country.

As a dedicated UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador since 2019, Khan conveyed her message through images adorned with the UNHCR logo and branding, emphasizing the importance of extending safety and assistance to "our Afghan brothers and sisters in their time of need."

Khan empathetically noted, "No one willingly abandons their home," and commended Pakistan's longstanding tradition of hospitality towards those in pursuit of safety, dignity, and respect. She underscored the four-decade legacy of sheltering Afghan refugees, adding, "For over 40 years, we have sheltered our Afghan brethren who require our support."

The Bin Roye actor emphasized the presence of individuals "who still depend on our kindness and compassion, and remain vulnerable if they were to return," concluding her appeal with a request for the government to "continue its support for those in need."

Pakistan had previously set a deadline of November 1 for "illegal immigrants" to leave the country, initiating the deportation process for an estimated 1.7 million "illegal" Afghan immigrants and other undocumented foreigners once the voluntary departure deadline had passed.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal – March 3, 2024

Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against USD and other currencies in the open market on March 3, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.3 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 3, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.3 282.45
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89

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