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US Embassy in Islamabad cancels consular appointments, puts Americans on alert

08:00 PM | 14 May, 2023
US Embassy in Islamabad cancels consular appointments, puts Americans on alert
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ISLAMABAD – The US Embassy in Islamabad on Sunday cancelled all routine consular appointments for Monday (May 15) due to the prevailing law and order situation in the federal capital.

Keeping in view the possible road closures and traffic delays, the embassy issued a security notice on Sunday.

The advisory says the embassy is still open and accessible for emergency services but personnel movements are limited to official business and mission-critical travel only.

The letter also says that US Consulates General in Karachi and Lahore are available for routine consular appointments.

It warned US citizens that there would be mobile phone service outages and advised them to prepare contingency communication arrangements if they are travelling in-country.

The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) led by Fazlur Rehman has announced a "peaceful" sit-in outside the Supreme Court on Monday (tomorrow) against Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial for "facilitating" and giving "VIP protocol" to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 13 April 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency remains largely same against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 13, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Saturday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.65 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 - 12 April 2024

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