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Pakistan lifts ban on arms licenses for non-prohibited bore

04:10 PM | 15 Dec, 2018
Pakistan lifts ban on arms licenses for non-prohibited bore
ISLAMABAD — The federal has government Friday lifted a ban on the issuance of arms licenses for the non-prohibited bore.

According to the notification issued by the Ministry of Interior, the government also restored the licenses previously issued for "automatic weapons within Prohibited Bore", which it had suspended on December 26, 2017.

"The Federal Government is pleased to notify that all arms licenses of automatic weapons within Prohibited Bore suspended vide the aforementioned notification are now treated to be valid," the notification read.

"The ban imposed on the issuance of Non-Prohibited Bore Arms license is lifted with immediate effect," it added.

The government also lifted the ban on the issuance of arms licenses for Prohibited Bore category for the General Officers or equivalent, officers or other ranks of the Military in accordance with Army Regulations (Instructions) 2000.

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PKR rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 16 April forex rates

Pakistani currency gains momentum against all currencies on April 16, 2024 Tuesday. US dollar was being quoted at 277.9 for buying and 280.85 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 295 for buying and 298 for selling while British Pound stands at 345 for buying, and 349 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.4 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 15 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.9 280.85
Euro EUR 295 298
UK Pound Sterling GBP 345 349
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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