Punjab lunches crackdown on non-certified persons administrating beauty injections

03:33 PM | 8 Dec, 2023
Punjab lunches crackdown on non-certified persons administrating beauty injections
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LAHORE – The Punjab government has ordered a crackdown against unregistered individuals administering beauty injections in the province, causing various skin diseases.

Caretaker Health Minister Dr Jamal Nasir stated this while addressing a conference of secretaries of  Punjab District Drugs Quality Control Boards.

He emphasized in his speech that no leniency should be shown to those spreading diseases under the guise of beauty treatments. He proposed a comprehensive examination of the legal status of all beauty parlors in Punjab.

He said SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) for beauty parlors will be outlined in consultation with the Healthcare Commission.

Dr. Nasir highlighted that a ban has been imposed on all unregistered beauty creams and other products, saying public should sued only those products which are approved by the Drug Regulatory Authority.

He said that substandard and unregistered beauty creams are causing complex diseases, including cancer, among people. He stressed that only qualified skincare specialists and surgeons are allowed to administer beauty injections.


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 28 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains momentum against US dollar in the open market on February 28, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar moves up and currently hovers at 282 for buying and 282.25 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303.1 for buying and 306.1 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.6 for buying, and 355.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 28 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 282 282.25
Euro EUR 303.1 306.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.6 355.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181.1 183.1
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.1 209.1
China Yuan CNY 38.87 39.27
Danish Krone DKK 40.61 41
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.75 36.1
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.5 59.1
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.41 26.71
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.15 209.15
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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