PM Imran lauds outgoing Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua in farewell meeting

07:58 PM | 16 Apr, 2019
PM Imran lauds outgoing Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua in farewell meeting
ISLAMABAD - Outgoing Foreign Secretary Ms. Tehmina Janjua Tuesday paid a farewell call on Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday.

A statement by the PM office said, the premier appreciated the meritorious services of Ms. Tehmina Janjua, who is retiring today.

Earlier, Ms Janjua interacted with the journalist community, at the ministry of foreign affairs. Her successor, Sohail Mahmood was also present on the occasion.

Janjua will be completing 35 years of her association with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today; she served at key positions during her stint.

Janjua holds the distinction of the first woman appointed to the Foreign Office's top slot. She had replaced Aizaz Chaudhry in 2017.

The outgoing official joined the Foreign Service in 1984 and has under her belt experience in multilateral diplomacy. She served as ambassador to Rome from December 2011 to October 2015 besides representing Pakistan at the United Nations in New York and Geneva.

Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood has been appointed to replace Janjua as the foreign secretary.

The writer is a civil servant.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 20 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remained largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 20, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.05 for buying and 282.1 for selling.

On Tuesday, Euro stands at 301 for buying and 304 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.4 for buying, and 355.4 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.55 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.2.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.05 282.1
Euro EUR 301 304
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.4 355.4
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.55 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 180 182
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.12 751.12
Canadian Dollar CAD 206.5 208.5
China Yuan CNY 38.84 39.24
Danish Krone DKK 40.24 40.64
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.48 3.59
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 906.33 915.33
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.1 172.1
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.75 733.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 207
Swedish Korona SEK 26.85 27.15
Swiss Franc CHF 315.64 318.14
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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