ECC approves Rs8.28b Ramazan Package 

11:45 AM | 8 Mar, 2022
ECC approves Rs8.28b Ramazan Package 
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ISLAMABAD – The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has approved Ramazan Relief Package worth Rs8,280 million to facilitate the public during the holy month of Ramazan.

The approval was given at the meeting of the Committee in Islamabad, with Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin in chair.

Under the package 19 essential items will be provided on subsidised rates to the people through Utility Stores Corporation across the country. 

The Committee also approved Prime Minister’s relief package of five rupees per unit reduction in electricity charges’ base rate for a period of four months from March to June.

The meeting approved Kamyab Overseas Program as a new component of Kamyab Pakistan Programme.

The initiative is meant for prospective low income overseas workers having confirmed foreign job offer, employment agreement and valid travel documents, and registered with National Socio-Economic Registry to avail interest free loans under Kamyab Pakistan Programme.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


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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