In meeting with NATO secretary-general, FM Qureshi calls for int’l cooperation for lasting Afghan peace

10:54 AM | 8 Dec, 2021
In meeting with NATO secretary-general, FM Qureshi calls for int’l cooperation for lasting Afghan peace

BRUSSELS – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday reiterated international cooperation for Afghanistan during his meeting with Secretary-General NATO Jens Stoltenberg at the NATO Headquarters.

Report of state broadcaster said Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi called on NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels in which he highlighted the fast deteriorating situation in Afghanistan, calling on the world to provide humanitarian and economic assistance to the country.

Qureshi also underscored Islamabad’s resolve for peace and stability in Kabul and said the looming humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan is worrying.

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Pakistan is pursuing a policy of peaceful neighborhood for peace and stability in the entire South Asian region, he said, adding that Pakistan is desirous of amicable resolution of all outstanding disputes including Jammu and Kashmir through dialogue.

Both sides also discussed the bilateral cooperation and the regional situation in wake of unfolding circumstances. Qureshi said that high-level political and military contacts have a crucial role in the strengthening of bilateral cooperation in matters of mutual interest.

He urged that the cooperation of the international community with the new Afghan setup was essential to check the possibility of people’s migration from the war-torn country and saving the country from becoming again a safe haven of terrorists and the hub of narcotics.

Pakistan was hosting an extraordinary meeting of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers on December 19 to attract the attention of the international community towards the emerging humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, Qureshi mentioned while requesting the world community to take prompt measures to help Afghanistan emerge out of its humanitarian and economic crises.

Meanwhile, NATO Secretary-General Jen Stoltenberg commended Pakistan’s support for the intergovernmental military alliance during its two decades’ long presence in Afghanistan.

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister, and High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs, and Vice President Josep Borrel co-chaired the 6th round of Pakistan-EU Strategic Dialogue on Tuesday.

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 4 March 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on March 4, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.3 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 4 March 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.3 282.45
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89


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