Saudi Arabia’s king Salman, crown prince MBS grieved over death of Pervez Musharraf

02:43 PM | 8 Feb, 2023
Saudi Arabia’s king Salman, crown prince MBS grieved over death of Pervez Musharraf

RIYADH – Saudi Arabian monarchs expressed condolences over the death of former Pakistani military chief and President General (retd) Pervez Musharraf, who succumbed to his chronic illness on Sunday.

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman expressed condolences to incumbent President Alvi after the passing of Pervez Musharraf.

Kingdom’s leaders prayed for the deceased and offered their condolences to his family and Pakistani people.

Musharraf, the country’s last military ruler, breathed his last at American Hospital in Dubai. He was hospitalised for a couple of months due to a complication of a rare disease, per reports.

On Tuesday, his final prayers were offered in the Sindh capital where thousands attended to pay respect to the former President.

Current CJCSC Gen Sahir Shamshad, former military chiefs Qamar Javed Bajwa, Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, and Aslam Beg also attended the funeral.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


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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