US congratulates Arif Alvi on swearing in as new president

07:41 PM | 9 Sep, 2018
US congratulates Arif Alvi on swearing in as new president
ISLAMABAD - The United States has congratulated Dr Arif Alvi on his swearing in as the new President of Pakistan.

State Department spokesperson Heather Nauret in a statement said the United States looks toward working with Pakistan to advance our shared interests, such as regional peace, stability, and prosperity.

Dr Arif Alvi of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Sunday took oath as 13th President of Pakistan in a simple and dignified ceremony here at the President House.

The Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, administered the oath to him.

Prime Minister Imran Khan, outgoing president Mamnoon Hussain, Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani, Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser, federal ministers, governors, provincial chief ministers, army chief and other dignitaries attended the ceremony.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Saudi Information Minister Awwad Bin Saleh Al Awwad were also present on the occasion.

Dr Alvi was elected to the office of President after securing 353 votes from the country’s electoral college comprising both houses of the parliament and provincial assemblies in the presidential elections held on September 4.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 25 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 25, 2024 (Tuesday) 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 293.5 and selling rate is 297.2 while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 351.45 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.05 and Saudi Riyal at 72.95.

Currency Rates in Pakistan

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.65
Euro EUR 293.5 297.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 351.45
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.05 75.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.95 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 182.2 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.58 748.58
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 39.91 40.31
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.67 36.02
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.74 916.74
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.38 172.38
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.38 26.68
Omani Riyal OMR 723.26 731.26
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.5 77.2
Singapore Dollar SGD 72.95 73.85
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 311.53 314.03
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73


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