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Pakistan reacts to Israeli minister’s threat to strike Gaza with nuclear bomb

07:46 PM | 6 Nov, 2023
Pakistan reacts to Israeli minister’s threat to strike Gaza with nuclear bomb
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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has condemned the statement made by a Israeli minister regarding the threat to strike the besieged Gaza strip with nuclear bomb. 

Foreign Office Spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch termed the statement as a threat to regional stability and peace, adding that it showed that Israel was bent on Palestinians’ genocide. 

The heritage minister of Israel during an interview had threatened that an option to use atom bomb against Gaza was also on the cards. 

Earlier, Qatar and other countries have strongly condemned the statement. 

Meanwhile, Israeli forces advanced assault in Gaza, with 2500 attacks on innocent Palestinians in one night, and amid continuous bombardment, another 280 more people ahve been killed in overnight attacks.

Fresh data shared by Palestinian authorities suggests that the death toll in the enclave reached 9,770 people, with 4,008 children. In the occupied region, more than 140 Palestinians have been killed in violence and Israeli raids.

Tel Aviv continue to pound displaced Palestinians and bombed refugee camps back to back despite condemnations. Residences of the al-Bureij refugee camp in central Gaza come under attack and nearly two dozen Palestinians lost their lives while many suffered injuries.

Despite the pressure from international community, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, refused cease-fire and demanded release of hostages.

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 29 Feb 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 29, 2024 (Thursday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.1 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352 for buying, and 355.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.3.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 29 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.1 282.35
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.3 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.11 751.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.69 41.09
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 907.32 916.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91

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