President Arif Alvi summons NA budget session tomorrow

09:39 AM | 9 Jun, 2019
President Arif Alvi summons NA budget session tomorrow
ISLAMABAD - The President has summoned the 11th session of the National Assembly (NA) to meet in the Parliament House, Islamabad tomorrow (Monday) at 4:00 pm.

According to Radio Pakistan, the Federal budget will be presented in this session.

PM's Advisor on Finance finalizes proposals & allocations for budget

Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance Dr Hafeez Shaikh and his economic team extensively reviewed the upcoming federal Budget on Saturday to finalize proposals and allocations.

In a tweet, the Spokesperson for Finance Division Dr Khaqan Hassan Najeeb said the meeting discussed an increase in allocations of programs for vulnerable segments and measures to protect poor and less privileged segments of the society.

Dr Khaqan Hassan Najeeb said the Federal Budget emphasizes on austerity, fiscal discipline, external sector management and protecting the poor.

He said it focuses on ensuring economic stabilization, undertaking projects which create jobs and providing economic stimulus for sustainable growth.

Dr Khaqan Najeeb hoped that the sound policies will lay the foundation of sustainable growth and secure a better future for the people.

Economic Survey of Pakistan for current financial year 2018-19 will be launched on Monday

Economic Survey of Pakistan for the current financial year 2018-19 will be launched on Monday.

The survey will provide an overview of the national economy, highlighting performance and achievements in different sectors during the fiscal year.

Its launching marks the opening of budget-related events including presentation of the federal budget in the National Assembly on Tuesday.



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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal – March 1, 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on March 1, 2024 (Friday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.32 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 353 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.4.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 1, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.32 282.35
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 353 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.4 75.2
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.11 751.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.69 41.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.32 916.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 172.43 174.43
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.74 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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