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Iranian foreign minister in Islamabad to discuss Yemen crisis

06:34 PM | 8 Apr, 2015
Iranian foreign minister in Islamabad to discuss Yemen crisis
ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) – Iranian Foreign Minister Muhammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday arrived in Islamabad on a two-day official tour to discuss the crisis in Yemen with Pakistani authorities.

He was welcomed by top officials of Pakistani foreign office at the airport.

The foreign minister is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry and other high level officials.

Zarif will formally take up the issue of Saudi-led aerial strikes in Yemen and Iran’s stance over the matter with Pakistani authorities.

Earlier Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had called  for Iran to get involved in a debate on security in Yemen.

A joint session of Parliament is also discussing the situation of Yemen and is expected to conclude with a decision whether Pakistan should join a Saudi-led campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen.

Turkey and Iran country heads also called for an end to the bloodshed in Yemen while addressing a joint news conference in Tehran.

The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.


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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