4200 pilgrims will perform itikaf in Masjid Nabawi this year

09:16 PM | 9 Apr, 2023
4200 pilgrims will perform itikaf in Masjid Nabawi this year
Source: Photo by Yasir Gürbüz

MADINAH – In the last Ash’ra (10 days) of Ramadan this year, as many as 4200 pilgrims will stay at Masjid Nabawi (peace be upon him) on next Tuesday for Itikaf.

An app, "Zaireen", was used to register for Itikaf at Masjid Nabawi or Prophet's mosque (PBUH) according to the capacity there.

According to the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Prophet's Mosque agency 4,200 men and women in Itikaf will have food and beverages for  Suhoor and Iftar and they will be given access to medical facilities too.

In addition, authorities have made arrangements for them to get instructions in several languages.

Male pilgrims are only permitted on the Prophet's Mosque's western roof and they will use the entry steps, gate no. 10 and 6.

Gate no. 24 and 25 have been reserved for entry of female Mo’tafikin in the Prophet's Mosque's northeastern section.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 23 February 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 23, 2024 (Friday)

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro comes down to 301 for buying and 304 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 75.95 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 23 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.5 282.45
Euro EUR 301 304
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.95 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.60 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.76 77.43
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.87
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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