"Let's change Pakistan's destiny!" Cricket stars take to polls

09:03 PM | 8 Feb, 2024
Source: Instagram

With Pakistan's historic elections underway, renowned cricketers are taking to social media to encourage citizens to exercise their right to vote and choose a brighter future for the country.

Shahid Afridi, the iconic "Lala," cast his vote in NA 236 Karachi, setting the example for fans. He proudly shared a picture of his inked thumb, sending a clear message of participation.

Former batsman Muhammad Hafeez used his platform to urge voters to choose wisely. Sharing a joyful photo after voting, he declared, "My vote is for the good of Pakistan and its development."

T20 Captain Shaheen Shah Afridi framed voting as a national duty, urging citizens to "elect competent representatives" and vote "for the country's best interests." He declared, "Voting isn't just a right; it's our strength! Let's vote for a better Pakistan..."

Legendary Wasim Akram highlighted the potential for change through voting, reminding everyone that it's "our right" to choose the best leaders for progress. He concluded with a patriotic note: "It’s our right, so go out and use that power of vote. Pakistan ???????? zindabad."

Not one to sit out, fast bowler Omar Gul, aka "Gul Dozer," cast his vote and urged others to follow suit. He passionately advocated, "I voted for Pakistan's development. Join me – bring your families and vote!"

Iftikhar Ahmed also wrote "A humble request to all Pakistanis; Please vote! Don’t boycott! Use your right to elect who you think is best for the nation and the country."

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 27 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar in the open market on February 27, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 76.7.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 27 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.56 40.96
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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