Illegal Afghan nationals banned from entering Peshawar during Eidul Adha, Muharram

03:08 PM | 15 Jun, 2024
Illegal Afghan nationals banned from entering Peshawar during Eidul Adha, Muharram
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PESHAWAR – Police have decided to impose a ban on entry of Afghan nationals, living in Pakistan illegally, into Peshawar during Eidul Adha and Islamic month of Muharram for security reasons. 

The development was confirmed by Peshawar Police Chief Qasim Ali Khan during an interview with a private news channel. 

This decision has been taken in view of security concerns, prevention of smuggling, and other crimes, he said. 

Qasim Ali Khan stated that sensitive locations and places of worship will undergo thorough security audits, and practical measures will be taken to control street crimes.

He further said that extraordinary security arrangements will be made during Eid and Muharram to ensure peaceful observance of religious festivals.

Meanwhile, repatriation of illegal foreign nationals including Afghans to their homeland is continuing in a dignified and safe manner.

According to the latest statistics, over sixteen thousand Afghan nationals returned to their country during the last two weeks.

So far, over six hundred thousand Afghans have been repatriated to Afghanistan.


US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal Rate in Pakistan Today Open Market Rates - 15 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 15, 2024 (Monday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.8 for buying and 280.75 for selling. Euro's buying rate moves up to 301.25 and selling rate is 303.15.

British Pound rate is 355.15 for buying, and 358.65 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.5 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.65.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)       
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.8 280.75
Euro EUR 301.25 303.15
UK Pound Sterling GBP 355.15 358.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.5 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.65 74.37
Australian Dollar AUD 184.55 186.35
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741 749
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.75 205.75
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 309.15 311.65
Thai Bhat THB 7.5 7.65


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