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Processions of Ashur concluded peacefully in Pakistan

08:47 PM | 12 Oct, 2016
Processions of Ashur concluded peacefully in Pakistan
LAHORE/ISLAMABAD/KARACHI (Staff Report) – The main mourning procession concluded across the country peacefully.

To pay homage to the sacrifices of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions in Karbala, Yaum-e-Ashur was observed on Wednesday with solemnity and sanctity.

Alam, Zuljinah and Taazia processions were taken out in all small and big towns in Punjab, Balochistan, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir.

The Ulema and Zakireen highlighted the teachings of Hazrat Imam Hussain and various aspects of Karbla tragedy which took place some 1,400 years ago.

In Karachi, the main mourning procession which started from the Nishter Park concluded peacefully at Husanian Iranian in Kharadar.

The mourners processions of 10th Muharram-ul-Haram was taken out in different areas of the federal capital includingG-6/4 and I-10/2, which culminated peacefully.

In Lahore, the main Zuljanah procession emerged from Nisar Haveli inside Mochi Gate and concluded at Gamay Shah.

Main Ashura processions also culminated in Quetta, Peshawar, Faisalabad, Hyderabad, Multan, Bahwalpur, Sargodha, Gujranwala, Abbottabad, Gilgit Baltistan and other cities.

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 21, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

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

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
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 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
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 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71

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