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PM Kakar arrives in Switzerland to take part in WEF

02:43 PM | 15 Jan, 2024
PM Kakar arrives in Switzerland to take part in WEF

ZURICH –Interim Prime Minister Anwaarul Kakar on Monday arrived in Zurich, Switzerland to participate in the 54th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), set to commence in Davos today. The forum is scheduled to conclude on January 19.

This year, over 300 public figures will participate, including more than 60 heads of state and government, representing key regions worldwide. 

Upon his arrival in Zurich, Prime Minister Kakar received a warm welcome from Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to Geneva, Ambassador Bilal Ahmed; Pakistan’s Ambassador to Switzerland, Amir Shaukat; and senior diplomatic officials.

The prime minister is slated to attend three key thematic events: Preventing an Era of Global Conflicts, Restoring Faith in the Global System, and Preventing Economic Fracture. 

He will deliver a keynote address on the theme ‘Trade, Tax, Trillion-Dollar Promise.’

Kakar will also engage in meetings with government and business leaders on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum.

Prominent political leaders participating in the event include Chinese Premier Li Qiang, French President Emmanuel Macron, President of EU Commission Ursula Von Der Leyen, President of Argentina Javier Milei, Han Duck-soo, Prime Minister of Korea; Pedro Sánchez, Prime Minister of Spain; Viola Amherd, President of the Swiss Confederation 2024 and Federal Councillor of Defence, Civil Protection, and Sports; Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine; Alexander De Croo, Prime Minister of Belgium; Gustavo Francisco Petro Urrego and others.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 20 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains marginally same against US Dollar and other currencies on April 20, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
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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