Nigerian pilgrim welcomes first Hajj baby, names him 'Muhammad'

04:53 PM | 11 Jun, 2024
baby in Hajj

Makkah: A 30-year-old Nigerian pilgrim has given birth to a healthy baby boy, marking the first newborn arrival of this Hajj season. The baby, named Mohammed, was delivered at the Makkah Maternity and Children’s Hospital, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

The pilgrim arrived at the hospital’s emergency room after experiencing labor pains at 31 weeks of pregnancy. The emergency team quickly assessed her condition and transferred her to the maternity ward, where she gave birth naturally.

While the mother is recovering and reported to be in good health, baby Mohammed is receiving special care due to his premature arrival.

The Makkah Maternity and Children’s Hospital operates at full capacity during the Hajj season to provide comprehensive healthcare services to pilgrims. These services include emergency care, childbirth support, and specialized women’s and children’s medical services. The hospital is well-equipped and prepared to handle numerous births each year during the Hajj season, ensuring that every mother and child receives the utmost attention and care.

The Nigerian pilgrim expressed her gratitude to the medical staff for their dedicated care and attention during the delivery.

This heartwarming event highlights the extensive preparations and medical readiness of Saudi healthcare facilities to support pilgrims during the annual Hajj pilgrimage, ensuring their well-being and safety throughout their spiritual journey.


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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