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Young environmentalist awarded by Sindh govt for preserving green heritage

04:12 PM | 12 Jan, 2024
Young environmentalist awarded by Sindh govt for preserving green heritage

KARACHI - Aneeqa Bashir, a climate and environmental activist, has been acknowledged by the Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Climate Change in Sindh for her efforts to preserve Pakistan's green heritage.

 Arshad Wali Muhammad, the caretaker minister, awarded Aneeqa for initiating a campaign to record and safeguard centuries-old Banyan trees and designate them as vital national green heritage.

She is focused on a mission to help preserve the country's green heritage and raise environmental awareness. The young climate activist aims to work towards implementing the Youth Environmental Responsibility Act, a bill she has drafted that requires students to plant and care for trees as a graduation prerequisite. 

The young environmentalist also hopes to introduce private-public partnerships under her 'A Greener Pakistan' initiative to help create job opportunities in the climate domain, especially for the lower-income sector.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 19, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 19 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.25 345.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.09 748.09
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.44 38.84
Danish Krone DKK 39.69 40.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.64 911.64
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.31 25.61
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.87
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.08 307.58
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71

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