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Abdul Razzaq says he 'mistakenly' used Aishwarya Rai’s name after outrage over derogatory remarks

01:48 PM | 15 Nov, 2023
Abdul Razzaq says he 'mistakenly' used Aishwarya Rai’s name after outrage over derogatory remarks

LAHORE – Pakistan’s former cricketer Abdul Razzaq remained in news after he used insulting remarks against Bollywood actor Aishwarya Rai Bachan.

The 43-year-old was part of a panel at World Cup 2023 promotion event when he said ‘if you think you will marry Aishwarya Rai and have a moral child, saying it will never happen’.

The clip triggered criticism as it showed Shahid Afridi and Gul sharing laugh at Razzaq's below-the-belt joke.

Amid the ire, Razzaq issued an apology to Bollywood actress. The cricketer-turned-analyst claimed it was not his intent to make the analogy he made regarding her while discussing Pakistan cricket.

https://twitter.com/AbdulRazzaq_PAK/status/1724488869289361431

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He mentioned sharing another example but took the former Miss World name by mistake.

Razzaq’s video was widely shared online and was covered by India media and people from all walks of life lamented him for his choice of words at a public event.

Pakistani cricketers including Shaoib Akhtar condemned Razzaq's vile comments.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
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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