19th SAARC Summit to be held in Islamabad: Abdul Basit

10:53 PM | 12 Oct, 2016
19th SAARC Summit to be held in Islamabad: Abdul Basit
NEW DELHI - Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit says the 19th summit of South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation will be held in Islamabad.

In an interview on Wednesday, he said that the summit, which has been sabotaged by India, can take place next year. He said SAARC summits have been postponed in the past as well.

To a question, the High Commissioner said India is not interested in talks with Pakistan along the Kashmir issue. He stated that the two nations require to move forward demonstrating rationality for ensuring peace in the region.

Abdul Basit said the Indian External Affairs Ministry has not shared any evidence with Pakistan regarding the Uri attack. He said Pakistan has been demanding independent international investigation of the incident since day one.

He said investigation into the incidents of Pathankot and Mumbai got delayed due to non-cooperation of India.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 18 May 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 18, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro stands at 297 for buying and 299.5 for selling while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 352 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 18 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 297 299.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 352
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 747.77 755.77
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.49 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.25 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.96 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Bhat THB 7.57 7.72


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