Army chief meets UAE PM in Dubai, discusses strategic relations

09:08 AM | 15 Oct, 2017
Army chief meets UAE PM in Dubai, discusses strategic relations
DUBAI - Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa called on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum — the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) — here in Dubai on Saturday.

During the meeting, both high ups shed light on the strategic relations between Pakistan and the UAE, besides discussing issues relating to military cooperation and regional situation, Geo News reported.

The Army Chief thanked the UAE premier for providing the humanitarian assistance to Pakistanis and sponsoring development projects accomplished in Pakistan following the directions of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

General Bajwa also praised the development of the Gulf country in all sectors, including economy and culture. He also appreciated the country's leadership for following balanced policies at regional and international level.

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid also hailed the constructive role of Pakistanis for the development of the UAE.

The meeting was also attended by Crown Prince of Dubai Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai Maktoum bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, and the UAE's Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Anwar Mohammed Gargash.

Diplomats at the UAE are of view that recent visit of the Army Chief would ease the relations between two countries and with other Gulf states.


Today Open Market Currency Rates - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 23 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 23, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.7 for buying and 280.85 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 294.3 and selling rate is 297.9 while British Pound rate is 352 for buying, and 355.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75 and Saudi Riyal at 72.85.

Currency Rates in Pakistan

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.7 280.85
Euro EUR 294.3 297.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 75 75.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.85 73.6
Australian Dollar AUD 182.2 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.98 748.98
Canadian Dollar CAD 202 204
China Yuan CNY 38.4 38.8
Danish Krone DKK 40.15 40.55
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.7 917.7
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.98 172.98
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.38 26.68
Omani Riyal OMR 723.75 731.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.53 77.23
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.68 26.98
Swiss Franc CHF 315.21 317.71
Thai Bhat THB 7.59 7.74


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