FM Bilawal lays foundation stone for Dhabeji Special Economic Zone in Thatta

07:01 PM | 15 Jul, 2023
FM Bilawal lays foundation stone for Dhabeji Special Economic Zone in Thatta
Source: Radio Pakistan

KARACHI – Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday laid the foundation stone of Dhabeji Special Economic Zone in Thatta.

Addressing the ceremony, he said the project would create 150,000 employment opportunities for the local people.

He said the project, which will be run through collaboration between the government and private stakeholders, would bring economic development and prosperity.

Bilawal Bhutto said the Dhabeji Special Economic Zone is the largest economic project of Pakistan.

Speaking on the occasion, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said Dhabeji Special Economic Zone covered an area of 1530 acres, providing space for the national and foreign investors to establish business units.

He said special economic zone has been designed for economic development, foreign investment and promotion of local industries.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 22 February 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 22, 2024 (Thursday)

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300.2 for buying and 303.2 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.6 for buying, and 354.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.2 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.45.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300.2 303.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.6 354.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.2 76.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.45 75.2
Australian Dollar AUD 181.15 183.15
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.15 209.15
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
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 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.1 209.1
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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