Pakistan Army top commander meets Russian defence delegation to advance military ties

08:49 AM | 11 Jul, 2024
Pakistan Army top commander meets Russian defence delegation to advance military ties
Source: ISPR

ISLAMABAD/MOSCOW – Pakistan and Russia have expressed their desire to advance bilateral military-to-military ties. The development occurred during meeting of Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Sahir Shamshad Mirza and a Russian delegation in Moscow.

A statement shared by ISPR said General Sahir Shamshad Mirza, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, on official visit to Russia, held meetings with Colonel General Alexander Fomin, Deputy Defence Minister, Aleksandr Venediktov, Deputy Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation and Colonel General S. Y. Istrakov, Deputy Chief of General Staff of Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

Both sides emphasised the importance of enhancing cooperation in various domains such as connectivity, trade, energy, and security.

The military officials also shed light on mutual interests, including bilateral military and technical cooperation, regional security, and combating terrorism.

Islamabad and the Kremlin strengthened their military relations over the time with focus on mutual training, intelligence sharing, and counter-terrorism. The two sides also hold annual joint military exercises, and increased naval cooperation. This growing partnership helps Pakistan diversify its defense relationships, balancing ties with the other world powers.


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Currency Rates Today - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 19 July 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 19, 2024 (Friday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 278.9 for buying and 280.8 for selling. Euro's buying rate remains stable at 301.25 and selling rate is 303.15.

British Pound rate is 354.75 for buying, and 358.25 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.4 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.65.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 278.9 280.8
Euro EUR 301.25 303.15
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354.75 358.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.4 77.15
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.65 74.37
Australian Dollar AUD 184.55 186.35
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.15 749.15
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.75 205.75
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.4 26.7
Swiss Franc CHF 309.05 311.55
Thai Bhat THB 7.5 7.65


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