Pakistani inmates in Greek prison rejoice Eid festivities with embassy staff

03:47 PM | 7 Jun, 2019
Pakistani inmates in Greek prison rejoice Eid festivities with embassy staff
ISLAMABAD - For Pakistani prisoners at Greece's Avlona jail, the Eid turned out to be special as the embassy treated them with traditional meal and sweets to celebrate the joyous occasion.

Acting Ambassador in Greece Yawar Abbas, Counselor Immigration Safiullah Jokhio along with embassy staff brought specially-prepared Pakistani food and Mithai for the prisoners, which they enjoyed together at the jail mess, a Foreign Office official informed APP in Islamabad on Friday.

Acting Ambassador exchanged Eid greetings with the prisoners and told them not to consider themselves alone in a foreign country as the Pakistan government was cognizant of their problems.

He assured them of the embassy's all possible assistance to sort out their issues.

The prisoners expressed pleasure over the special treatment received from the embassy on the eve of Eid and raised slogans of 'Pakistan Zindabad' (Long live Pakistan).

In a meeting with Prison's Police Chief Christoforos Giannakopoulos, the Acting Ambassador exchanged views on providing more facilities to Pakistani inmates particularity related to sports activities.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 27 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar in the open market on February 27, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 76.7.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 27 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.56 40.96
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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