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BJP chief JP Nadda tests positive for COVID-19

07:58 PM | 13 Dec, 2020
BJP chief JP Nadda tests positive for COVID-19

NEW DELHI – Bharatiya Janata Party president Jagat Prakash Nadda has tested positive for the coronavirus and has gone into home isolation on the advice of doctors.

In a tweet (in Hindi) Sunday, the 60-year-old said he had undergone a test after showing symptoms of COVID-19, and was found to be positive.

"My condition is alright and I am following all instructions after going for home isolation on the advice of doctors. I request everyone who got in touch with me in the last few days to isolate themselves and undergo test," he said.

"My request is, whoever has come in contact in the last few days, please isolate yourself and get yourself checked," he added.

Nadda, the former Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare and member of Rajya Sabha from Himachal Pradesh, has been serving as the president of the ruling BJP since 20 January 2020.

On Sunday, the total coronavirus cases mounted to 98,57,029 with 30,254 infections being reported in a day, while the death count rose to 1,43,019 with 391 new fatalities, according to the country's official data.

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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
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
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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