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Faysal Quraishi sad to see people skipping Aamir Liaquat’s funeral

04:51 PM | 12 Jun, 2022
Faysal Quraishi sad to see people skipping Aamir Liaquat’s funeral
Source: @faysalquraishi (Instagram)/@iamaamirliaquat (Instagram)

KARACHI – Pakistani actor and TV host Faysal Qureshi has lamented the heedless behaviour of people, mostly celebrities, for not attending the funeral of Aamir Liaquat Hussain who was laid to rest in Karachi on Friday.

In an Instagram story, the Fitoor star said that people only care for the sake of social media persona.

The 48-year-old mentioned that posting someone’s death is the new normal as people don’t care in real life.

He called the situation heartbreaking, saying it was very sad to see that Aamir did so much for some people and they could not even make it to the funeral.

He, however, noted that those who were not in the town had a valid reason. But, he added, those who were here and missed it intentionally actually lacks sympathy.

Quraishi expressed his views on the dilemma a day after many celebrities have expressed shock, and grief and offered condolences to the family.

Liaquat was laid to rest at Karachi's Abdullah Shah Ghazi graveyard. Family and friends of the TV host attended the prayers. Former governor of Sindh Imran Ismail and former mayor of Karachi Farooq Sattar also attended the funeral.

The country’s prominent TV host passed away aged 50 after being found unconscious at home in the port city. He was taken to hospital but pronounced dead on arrival.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 21, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300 for buying and 303 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300 303
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
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 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08

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