Pakistani activist Nighat Dad makes it to Young Global Leaders list 2018

11:18 AM | 11 May, 2018
Pakistani activist Nighat Dad makes it to Young Global Leaders list 2018
LAHORE-Nighat Dad was named the only Pakistani to feature in 2018 list of Young Global Leaders (YGL) issued by the World Economic Forum (WEF) for her services as an advocate of digital rights.

Currently working as the founder of Digital Rights Foundation, Nighat Dad has worked as a lawyer and internet activist. She is a campaigner for online freedom and one of the architects behind Pakistan’s legal framework against acid attacks. Her non-profit organization is helping women in their fight against online harassment.

This year’s list has seven Indians as compared to only one individual from Pakistan. More than half of the 2018 list consists of women, and the majority of them are from emerging economies including Malaysia, Argentina, and India.

Nighat is very honoured to be selected for the Global Leaders 2018 list, Talking to the media  Dad expressed her happiness and excitement to represent Pakistan. “It was a rigorous process with several interviews and harsh selection criteria but I managed to make it,” she said.

Dad will be working with the best group to create a representative body for a term of five years to address global challenges such as the environment, education, and poverty. Many Congratulations to Nighat Dad for the selection.



Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 25 Feb 2024 forex rates

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 25, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 25 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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