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Ramadan 2024: How much is fidya for skipping one 'roza' in Pakistan?

03:10 PM | 14 Mar, 2024
Ramadan 2024: How much is fidya for skipping one 'roza' in Pakistan?
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KARACHI – Muslims across the world, including, Pakistan are observing Ramadan 2024 with religious reverence as fasting during this holy month is an obligation on all able Muslims.

However, there is relaxation in Islam for those who cannot fast or miss it during the sacred Islamic month due to health and other issues.

Islam has a compensation system under which a person who misses a fast needs to pay a certain amount “Fidya” to a deserving person.

How much is the Fidya payment in Pakistan 2024?

Like every year, renowned religious scholar Mufti Muneebur Rehman has announced the minimum Fidya amount for a fast for this year. He announced that Fidya for a roza (fast) has been fixed at Rs300 this year.

The wealthy people can pay Rs600 for barley as Fidya for one fast, Rs 2,400 for dates, Rs4,400 for raisin as Fidya for one Roza.

Fitrana Amount 2024 in Pakistan

Mufti Muneeb said the Sadqatul Fitr or Fitrana is Rs300 per person this year, adding that affluent can pay Fitrana according to prices of barley that is Rs600, dates Rs2,400 and raisins Rs4,400.

Kaffarah Amount For Breaking Fast Without Valid Reason

Similarly, Kaffarah, which is paid for breaking a fast without a valid reason, for 30 fasts in wheat would be Rs18,000, for wheat Rs36,000 for barley, Rs144,000 for dates and Rs264,000 for raisin.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 23 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 22, 2024 Monday in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

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 - 23 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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