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Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri receives Syrian delegation at SIBF 2022

07:53 PM | 12 Nov, 2022
Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri receives Syrian delegation at SIBF 2022

SHARJAH -  Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri, Chairman of the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), received and welcomed a Syrian delegation comprising Dr Darem Tabbaa, Minister of Education; Dr Ghassan Abbas, Ambassador of Syria to the UAE; and Kinan Zahreddine, Syrian Consul-General in Dubai, to the 41st Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF).

In discussions with the Syrian delegation, Al Ameri explored opportunities to strengthen cultural cooperation and reaffirmed the role of book fairs in enhancing communication and cultural bonds between Arab countries.

The SBA Chairman said: "The Syrian cultural movement has provided the Arab world with a galaxy of authors, poets and intellectuals that have enriched the Arabic library. It is an honour to present their distinguished words and celebrate their achievements through the SIBF platform." 

Al Ameri lauded the valuable participation of Syria at the 41st SIBF through a wide representation of both publishers and guests.

The SBA Chairman added: "In line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohammed AlQasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, the emirate uses culture as a platform to assert the power of books in strengthening channels of communication and establishing partnerships between Arab and international countries. We are delighted to receive the Syrian delegation and look forward to establishing new cultural partnerships that build on the messages and offerings of SIBF."

The SIBF Publishing Conference and the annual SIBF have hosted 59 Syrian publishers and a number of writers and poets including Amer Al Debek, Suliman El Ibrahim, Abdulrazzaq Al Derbas, Hamza El Youssef, Fateh Al-Bayoush, Youssef Al Hamoud, Dr Adeeb Hasan, Mohanad Al-Sharif, Dr. Mohammad Bashir Al Ahmed, Ismail Dua, Qamar Sabri, alongside media personalities and Syrian intellectuals including Fadi Azzam, Rama Imad Kanawati, and Jean Dost.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45
 
76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86
 
1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76

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