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FC College University hosts workshop on journalist safety

12:32 AM | 15 Mar, 2023
FC College University hosts workshop on journalist safety
Source: FCCU

LAHORE – The Faculty of Humanities at the Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) is hosting a three-day workshop on "Journalist Safety, Ensuring Physical and Mental Safety of Journalists Amid Violent Events” in collaboration with Journalism & Media International Center (JMIC) at Norway's Oslo Metropolitan University from March 14 to 16.

The purpose of this workshop is to make sure journalists are aware of their personal safety in dangerous situations and how to deal with the government protocol and their own mental health in times of chaos. International war correspondent Abeer Saady has joined this conference as a trainer. 

Dr Altaf Khan, the Dean of Humanities, inaugurated the workshop. In his opening remarks, he said, “Violent events create an ecosystem and it is important to revisit protocols to understand the system."

Chairperson of the Department of Mass Communication Dr Firasat and other faculty members of the department were also present.

Lead trainer Abeer Saady discussed the safety of journalists and said during one of her sessions on Risk Assessment that “you should not become a story while covering a story”.

The day was divided into five sessions and each session had interactive activities for the participants to make sure that the purpose of this workshop is fulfilled and the message is conveyed. The workshop gathered media academics and journalists from various parts of the country. 

In the next two days, Abeer Saady will discuss the importance of Journalists Safety and different perspectives on the issue.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 25 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 25, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 293.5 and selling rate is 297.2 while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 351.45 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.05 and Saudi Riyal at 72.95.

Currency Rates in Pakistan

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.65
Euro EUR 293.5 297.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 351.45
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.05 75.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.95 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 182.2 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.58 748.58
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 39.91 40.31
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.67 36.02
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.74 916.74
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.38 172.38
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.38 26.68
Omani Riyal OMR 723.26 731.26
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.5 77.2
Singapore Dollar SGD 72.95 73.85
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 311.53 314.03
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73

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