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Pakistan denies supplying arms to Ukraine amid Russia war

06:25 PM | 8 Nov, 2023
Pakistan denies supplying arms to Ukraine amid Russia war
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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has not supplied nor does it intend to supply any arms to Ukraine, which is currently at war with Russia. 

Foreign Office Spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch, in a statement, said: “Pakistan has stressed the need for a negotiated solution to the conflict in Ukraine. As a matter of policy Pakistan does not supply arms to a region in conflict. It has not supplied nor does it intend to supply any arms to Ukraine”.

She also clarified that this topic was also not discussed during the telephone conversation between the defence ministers of both countries in November 7’s telephonic conversation. 

A day earlier, Defence Minister Lt Gen (retd) Anwar Ali Hyder held a telephonic conversation with Ukrainian counterpart Rustem Umerov and discussed bilateral relations between the two countries, said an official statement made by the Ukrainian official. 

“Spoke today with Pakistan’s Minister for Defence & Defence Production Lieutenant General (Retd) Anwar Ali Hyder. I’m grateful for Pakistan’s contribution to Ukraine’s capabilities. It was a pleasure to discuss areas of mutual interest as we maintain our bilateral relationship,” Umerov said on X.

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PKR rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 16 April forex rates

Pakistani currency gains momentum against all currencies on April 16, 2024 Tuesday. US dollar was being quoted at 277.9 for buying and 280.85 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 295 for buying and 298 for selling while British Pound stands at 345 for buying, and 349 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.4 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 15 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.9 280.85
Euro EUR 295 298
UK Pound Sterling GBP 345 349
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76

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