Maryam Nawaz shares first video of air ambulance service

08:15 PM | 13 Apr, 2024
Maryam Nawaz shares first video of air ambulance service
Source: Videograb

Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz on Saturday shared the first video of the air ambulance service, which is going to be launched in the next few weeks. 

A training session for the first air ambulance service of Punjab has begun. The air ambulance service project has been completed in record time and it will be launched in June this year.

Taking to X, she wrote: "First training session for Pakistan/Punjab’s first air ambulance service. The service will be operational in June Insha’Allah. Accomplished in record time. Alhamdolillah!"

It was announced in March this year that the Punjab Emergency Service Rescue 1122 will hire two airplanes for the air ambulance service in Punjab with an estimated cost of Rs440 million per annum.

Maryam had announced launch of the ambulance service in her maiden address at the Punjab Assembly. After her announcement, Rescue 1122 had contacted the companies that could provide the service.

Later, Maryam's two cabinet members, Khawaja Salman Rafique and Khawaja Imran Nazir, visited Rescue headquarters and among other matters discussed the proposed air ambulance service. Salman's responsibilities as member of Maryam's cabinet also includes looking after Rescue 122.

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Pakistani Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 28 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 28, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.25 for selling.

Euro stands at 298 for buying and 301 for selling while British Pound rate is 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal increased to 73.45.

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.25
Euro EUR 298 301
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.45 74.2
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.03 748.03
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.42 38.82
Danish Krone DKK 40.44 40.84
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.62 35.97
Indian Rupee INR 3.35 3.46
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 904.07 913.07
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.05 59.65
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.03 172.03
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.92 26.22
Omani Riyal OMR 723.64 731.64
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 26.02 26.32
Swiss Franc CHF 304.75 307.25
Thai Bhat THB 7.6 7.75


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