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PIA celebrates 141st Iqbal Day with his grandson

06:27 PM | 9 Nov, 2018
PIA celebrates 141st Iqbal Day with his grandson
LAHORE - Pakistan International Airline (PIA) marked the Iqbal Day – the 141st birth anniversary of the national poet –in the Punjab capital on Friday.

The national flag carrier used Twitter to share the images of the event held at Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport to honor Allama Muhammad Iqbal’s services to the Muslims living in the subcontinent.

His grandson, Waleed Iqbal was among the dignitaries who cut a cake to celebrate the poet’s birth anniversary.

"PIA pays homage to the Poet of the Nation - Allama Iqbal. A celebration was held at the Lahore Airport along a cake cutting ceremony by his grandson Waleed Iqbal & famous actress Samina Peerzada. Flowers were presented to the chief guests by Station Manager Lahore - Tariq Majeed," reads the tweet.

Allama Muhammad Iqbal was born on November 9th 1877 and had played a crucial role in the success of Pakistan Movement. He died on April 21, 1938.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


PKR rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 16 April forex rates

Pakistani currency gains momentum against all currencies on April 16, 2024 Tuesday. US dollar was being quoted at 277.9 for buying and 280.85 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 295 for buying and 298 for selling while British Pound stands at 345 for buying, and 349 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.4 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 15 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.9 280.85
Euro EUR 295 298
UK Pound Sterling GBP 345 349
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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