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PCB shuts offices after senior official tests positive for Covid-19

04:33 PM | 9 Mar, 2021
PCB shuts offices after senior official tests positive for Covid-19

LAHORE – Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) offices have been shut down on Monday for three days after one of the senior officials tested positive for the coronavirus.

The identity of the official has not been disclosed while Geo News reported citing its sources that the person was not in Sindh capital during the Pakistan Super League's (PSL) sixth edition that recently had to be postponed halfway.

Following the report of PCB official, the board has asked its employees to work from home for the next three days as a preventive measure to stern the spike.

PCB has also issued strict Covid-19 SOPs for all members and instructed them to follow them.

With the cancellation of Pakistan's biggest cricket event, PCB has faced severe criticism about its handling of the bio-secure bubble and poor implementation of SOP’s for the teams at the hotel and stadium.

Head of the board’s medical and sports sciences department, Dr. Sohail Saleem had also submitted his resignation to the Chairman.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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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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