Imran Khan, Bilawal Bhutto greet Christians on Easter

12:00 PM | 9 Apr, 2023
Imran Khan, Bilawal Bhutto greet Christians on Easter
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LAHORE: The Christian community in Pakistan is celebrating Easter with religious fervour and traditional zeal on Sunday. Despite tight security measures, special services are being hosted in various churches across the country where the community is praying for salvation and the prosperity of the country.

Father Qaisar Feroz held a special Easter service at St. Merry Church in Gulberg, Lahore, which was attended by a large number of Christians. The Sacred Heart Cathedral Church in Regal Chowk also hosted Easter services led by Archbishop Sebastian Francis Shaw.

The Christian community in Pakistan is receiving warm greetings from their fellow countrymen, which creates an atmosphere of religious and cultural harmony in the country.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan also greeted the Christian community on this occasion.

Foreign Minister and PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari extended his heartfelt greetings to his Christian brothers and sisters in Pakistan and around the world in his Easter message.

Caretaker Punjab Chief Minister Syed Mohsin Raza Naqvi also congratulated the Christian community on Easter and expressed a desire to share happiness with the hapless and deserving.

Furthermore, he acknowledged the peaceful and respectable nature of the Christian community and appreciated their contributions to the Pakistan Movement and the development of the country.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 24 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 24, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

On Saturday, Euro stands at 302  for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 24 February 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
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 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 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 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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