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Ailing Pakistani elephant Noor Jehan starts walking during recovery path after life-saving surgery

03:20 PM | 9 Apr, 2023
Ailing Pakistani elephant Noor Jehan starts walking during recovery path after life-saving surgery
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KARACHI – Pakistani ailing elephant underwent a critical surgical procedure and is on a recovery path and now she started walking slowly as international experts are hopeful for her full recovery.

The ailing elephant was diagnosed with a hematoma, a life-threatening medical condition, but the Four Paws team managed to save her.

In a recent update, Four Paws experts revealed improvement in the condition of largest existing land animal. It was reported that swelling has reduced and now the animal can walk a little slowly.

Foreign experts are now working with the zoo officials to give hydrotherapy, or water massage, to Noor Jehan. Experts of Asutria-based team would continue their stay for some more days in Pakistan before the zoo staff could start taking care of the elephant on their own.

Earlier, the vet's team arrived in Sindh capital to administer care to an African elephant at the zoo as clips of a crippling elephant sparked widespread concerns for her safety.

The elephant was reportedly brought to a South Asian country back in 2009 with two other elephants from Africa. They were shifted to Karachi Zoo but their captivity in a lifeless compound raised many questions, especially in recent times.

Noor Jehan faced severe health conditions in recent years as the animal previously underwent tusk surgery after infection.

Pakistani zoos remained in a bad light for putting animals in poor condition. After eight long years, the world’s loneliest elephant Kaavan was moved from South Asian nation to Cambodia.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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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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