Modi thanks Sharif over evacuation of Indians from Yemen

07:02 PM | 8 Apr, 2015
Modi thanks Sharif over evacuation of Indians from Yemen
NEW DELHI (Staff Report) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday thanked his Pakistani counter-part Nawaz Sharif over assistance in evacuation of stranded Indian citizens from war-torn Yemen.

Modi said “Thank you PM Nawaz Sharif for your humanitarian gesture,” at his twitter feed.

The Indian prime minister went on to say that service to humanity knows no borders and we are glad to help many other countries in evacuating their citizens from Yemen. India extended its help to neighbouring countries Bangladesh, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, he added.

Earlier 11 Indian nationals reached New Delhi through a special aircraft of Pakistan on the orders of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

These Indians were evacuated from Yemen by Pakistan Navy ship two days ago along with 134 Pakistanis and 28 other foreigners.

The twitter thread of Prime Minister Narendra Modi:


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Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 21 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 21, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.7 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro moved up to 298 for buying and 301 for selling while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 May 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 298 301
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.80
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739 747.8
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.53 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.65 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Baht THB 7.57 7.72


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