Pakistan’s Sirbaz Khan scales Mount Everest

10:23 AM | 12 May, 2021
Pakistan’s Sirbaz Khan scales Mount Everest

KATHMANDU – Pakistani young mountaineer Sirbaz Khan, who became the first Pakistani to conquer the Annapurna peak, has achieved another feat by scaling Mount Everest – the tallest peak in the world.

Khan has achieved the milestone a day after the country’s youngest hiker Shehroze Kashif reached the summit on Tuesday.

With this achievement, Sirbaz Khan has completed 7 out of 14 eight-thousanders peak thus far.

Hailing from Aliabad town of Pakistan’s north, he has scaled two peaks during the last 26 days and holds that title as well.

The 34-year-old has already scaled Nanga Parbat in 2017, Pakistan’s savage mountain K2 in 2018, and Broad Peak in 2019, followed by Lhotse and Manaslu, bagging the Annapurna was his sixth 8,000er in just four years that he started climbing.

On Tuesday, Shehroz Kashif conquered Mount Everest at the height of 8,848 meters. 19-year-old Shehroz is considered to be the youngest Pakistani to conquer the highest peak. 

Everest is the highest mountain situated in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas. The China-Nepal border runs across its summit point which sums up to 8,848 meters.

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 23 February 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 23, 2024 (Friday)

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro comes down to 301 for buying and 304 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 75.95 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 23 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.5 282.45
Euro EUR 301 304
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.95 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75
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 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.60 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 77.43
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.87
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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