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Taliban announce to resume international flights from Kabul soon

05:56 PM | 6 Sep, 2021
Taliban announce to resume international flights from Kabul soon

KABUL – The Taliban said on Monday that efforts are underway to put Kabul airport back in function with the assistance of Turkey, Qatar and an organization of Middle East country.

Addressing a press conference, the group’s spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said that domestic flights have been resumed while the operation for overseas flights will be start soon from Kabul airport where the departing US troops had destroyed the radar system.

He further announced that the Taliban has taken complete control over Panjshir, the last pocket of resistance in the north.

Mujahed said that the group will soon announce the formation of new ‘inclusive’ government once the technical issues are resolved.

Taliban’s Supreme Leader Haibatullah Akhundzada will head the governing council and his deputy Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar will likely be president of the country.

The group has invited officials from Turkey, China, Russia, Iran, Pakistan and Qatar to attend the ceremony that will welcome the new government, reports said.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 17 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 17, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293.15 for buying and 296.1 for selling while British Pound stands at 344.25 for buying, and 347.6 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.4 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 17 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293.15 296.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 344.25 347.6
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.26 911.26
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.24 58.84
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.75 166.75
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.37 77.07
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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