Pakistan’s ex-Army Chief Raheel Sharif receives lifetime achievement award

10:44 AM | 12 Aug, 2023
Pakistan’s ex-Army Chief Raheel Sharif receives lifetime achievement award
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LAHORE – Pakistan's former Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has been awarded a lifetime achievement award.

Sharif, the first commander in chief of Islamic military alliance was conferred with the prestigious award at Lahore’s Government College University.

Vice-Chancellor of GCU Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi presented the award to the former top general. On the occasion, General Sharif interacted with students and stressed Character, Courage, and Competence.

The beloved former general of the South Asian nation narrated his journey, including his family’s legacy to students and recalled anecdotes while he paid tribute to his elder brother, Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed, the only armed forces personnel who received both Nishan-e-Haider and Sitara-e-Jurat for his bravery.

In the event, student orators and other members also paid tribute to former COAS who took the landmark step of launching a ground offensive to clear the country’s northwestern region of Waziristan which was once sanctuaries of militants.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 29 Feb 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 29, 2024 (Thursday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.1 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352 for buying, and 355.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.3.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 29 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.1 282.35
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.3 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.11 751.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.69 41.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.32 916.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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