Pakistan extends visa for India's Anju who crossed border to marry Facebook lover

05:23 PM | 8 Aug, 2023
Pakistan extends visa for India's Anju who crossed border to marry Facebook lover
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PESHAWAR – Anju (Fatima), a woman hailing from India, has been granted a one-year extension on her visa while entering Pakistan, bringing an added sense of continuity to her stay.

Nasrullah, Fatima's husband and a resident of the Dirbala district, affirmed that after her initial two-month visa extension, a further year has now been endorsed, in accordance with their marital bond.

Nasrullah emphasized the meticulous compilation and submission of requisite documentation as stipulated by the Ministry of Interior. Pakistan's various institutions and departments have extended their wholehearted collaboration to facilitate this process.

Notably, Anju, the Indian woman, initially arrived in the Deer Bala district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on July 22, marking the inception of her journey within Pakistani borders.

According to Nasrullah, Anju, now known as Fatima, has successfully obtained a one-year visa extension following the approval of her request by the Interior Ministry.

In an interview conducted in Islamabad, Nasrullah stated, "I have fulfilled all the necessary prerequisites, and we have indeed secured a one-year visa extension. The process has been marked by comprehensive support and cooperation from all relevant institutions."

He further elaborated, emphasizing, "Our interactions with these institutions have been characterized by unwavering collaboration, ensuring a smooth and supportive experience throughout."

The writer is a staff member.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 22 February 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 22, 2024 (Thursday)

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300.2 for buying and 303.2 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.6 for buying, and 354.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.2 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.45.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300.2 303.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.6 354.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.2 76.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.45 75.2
Australian Dollar AUD 181.15 183.15
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.15 209.15
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.1 209.1
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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