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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

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PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 13 April 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency remains largely same against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 13, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Saturday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 12 April 2024

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