PAF's JF-17 Thunder Block-III aircraft set for maiden appearance at Dubai Airshow 2023

06:08 PM | 13 Nov, 2023
PAF's JF-17 Thunder Block-III aircraft set for maiden appearance at Dubai Airshow 2023
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KARACHI – Pakistan Air Force is poised for a resounding participation at the prestigious Dubai Air Show 2023, featuring its highly advanced JF-17 Thunder Block 3 fighter jet alongside the versatile Super Mushshak aircraft. 

The mega event that is scheduled to take place from 13-17 November, 2023 marks the first-ever appearance of the PAF's JF-17 Thunder Block-III aircraft in an international air show, symbolizing Pakistan's commitment to innovation and excellence in aviation. 

The historic participation also marks a significant milestone for PAF, showcasing its cutting-edge aviation capabilities on a global stage.

The JF-17 Thunder Block 3 fighter jet epitomises the pinnacle of modern aerial warfare technology. Equipped with state-of-the-art avionics, enhanced weaponry, and advanced electronic warfare systems, the JF-17 Block 3 boasts superior maneuverability, extended range, and enhanced combat capabilities. 

Its participation in the Dubai Airshow signifies the confidence PAF places in this indigenous marvel, highlighting Pakistan's commitment to fostering self-reliance in the defence industry.

Accompanying the JF-17 Thunder, PAF will also showcase the Super Mushshak aircraft, known for its exceptional training capabilities and versatility. 

This robust and reliable aircraft has been instrumental in nurturing the skills of countless PAF pilots, contributing to their excellence and expertise. With its remarkable performance and adaptability, the Super Mushshak has garnered international recognition as a trusted trainer aircraft.

The Dubai Airshow serves as a premier platform for aviation enthusiasts, defence professionals and industry leaders from around the world to witness cutting-edge technologies and foster global collaborations. 

PAF's participation in addition to reaffirming Pakistan's commitment to strengthening international cooperation and promoting regional stability, is a testament to the nation's commitment to peace through strength and its role as a responsible global player in the aviation industry.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal – March 3, 2024

Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against USD and other currencies in the open market on March 3, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.3 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 3, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.3 282.45
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89


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