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Pakistan observes 142nd birth anniversary of Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal

10:13 AM | 9 Nov, 2019
Pakistan observes 142nd birth anniversary of Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal

LAHORE - Pakistani nation observed the 142nd birth anniversary of poet of the East and philosopher, Hakeemul-Ummat, Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal with great national zeal and fervour across the country on Saturday.    

Various literary, educational, political, social and cultural organizations arranged special programmes to pay homage to the national poet and highlight different aspects of his life and teachings.

Allama Iqbal conceived the idea of Pakistan and is, therefore, regarded as one of the founding fathers of the country.

Change of guard ceremony held at mausoleum of Allama Iqbal

Meanwhile, a graceful change of guard ceremony was held at the mausoleum of Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal in Lahore.

A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Navy took charge of the guard duties.

Station Commander of Pakistan Navy, Commodore Naimatullah Khan, who was the chief guest of the ceremony, laid floral wreath at the Mazar and offered fateha, the Radio Pakistan reported.

He also noted down his impressions on the visitor's book.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar 17 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 17, 2024 (Monday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 349.7 for buying, and 353.25 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.80.

Currency Exchange Rates

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
Euro EUR 296.00 299.00
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.70 353.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80 75.60
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.80 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182.00 184.00
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.18 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 204.00 206.00
China Yuan CNY 38.43 38.83
Danish Krone DKK 40.18 40.58
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.90 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.30 59.90
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.79 172.79
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.97 26.27
Omani Riyal OMR 723.88 731.88
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203.65 205.65
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 311.90 314.40
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73

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