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Ambassador Masood Khalid welcomes Pakistan's sports youth delegation in Beijing

03:07 PM | 15 Dec, 2017
Ambassador Masood Khalid welcomes Pakistan's sports youth delegation in Beijing
BEIJING – Pakistan's Ambassador to China Masood Khalid on Thursday hosted a reception for a 100 person Pakistani youth delegation at the embassy in Beijing.

The delegation, comprising youth and athletes from Azad Jammu & Kashmir, FATA and Gilgit-Baltistan is in China on a week-long visit, upon the invitation of the Chinese government. In the delegation, 40 students are those who got medals in respective fields of sports.

The delegation is headed by Syed Junaid Akhlaq, Joint Secretary, National History & Literary Heritage Division.



Welcoming the delegation, the ambassador highlighted the deep-rooted friendship of both countries and the ongoing cooperation under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project.

Khalid expressed delight and satisfaction by observing a large number of sports women in the delegation. He said that education and sports have prime importance for the country’s progress and soft image.



He informed that around 22,000 Pakistani students are currently studying in China, while Urdu is being taught in nine Chinese Universities as well.

The ambassador said that hard work and commitment of Chinese people and effective planning by their government are the secrets of China’s success, which is second largest economy of the world.

Leader of the delegation thanked the Chinese government for the invitation and the ambassador for hosting the delegation.

After two-day stay in Beijing, Pakistan youth sports delegation will visit Anhui province. The delegation would return to Pakistan on December 20.

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Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 25 Feb 2024 forex rates

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 25, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 25 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94

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