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First Christian woman SHO joins duty in Pakistan’s tribal district

04:47 PM | 13 Sep, 2023
First Christian woman SHO joins duty in Pakistan’s tribal district
Source: Social media

PESHAWAR – Samreen Amir has become the first woman from Christian community to be appointed as woman Station House Officer (SHO) in the tribal district of Kurram in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. 

 The 35-year-old has been deputed as SHO a at the Parachinar Police Station, reflecting the diversity and women empowerment in the police department. 

Before being promoted to the post, she has proved herself in the field as she has conducted numerous raids and actively participated in police exercises in the tribal district. 

The appointment of Samreen, who wanted to work for women in the region, as SHO would provide a sense of security to women visiting police stations to file their complaints, a senior police officer said.  

District Police Officer Kurram Muhammad Imran said that it would also tackle inheritance problems, domestic violence, and other issues faced by women in the district.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Inspector General of Police Akhtar Hayat Khan said the appointment of a women SHO reflected the department’s commitment to gender equality and women empowerment. 

He revealed that there is also a female deputy muharrir at a police station.

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

Pakistani currency remains momentum against US dollar in the open market on February 28, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar moves up and currently hovers at 282 for buying and 282.25 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303.1 for buying and 306.1 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.6 for buying, and 355.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 28 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 282 282.25
Euro EUR 303.1 306.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.6 355.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181.1 183.1
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.1 209.1
China Yuan CNY 38.87 39.27
Danish Krone DKK 40.61 41
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.75 36.1
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.5 59.1
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.41 26.71
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.15 209.15
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91

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