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Pakistani boxers Usman Wazeer, Asif Hazara bag international boxing awards in Dubai

11:28 AM | 16 Dec, 2021
Pakistani boxers Usman Wazeer, Asif Hazara bag international boxing awards in Dubai

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani boxers Usman Wazeer, and Asif Hazara continue to make the nation proud as the two fighters bag international boxing titles in the United Arab Emirates.

Reports in local media said Usman Wazeer, a product of Amir Khan Boxing Academy, won his title of Middle East champion by defeating Tanzanian boxer in Dubai. The boxer from the mountainous region of Gilgit Baltistan, won by a majority decision over his Tanzanian opponent on Wednesday.

The 21-year-old, nicknamed ‘The Asian Boy’, is regarded as one of the greatest contemporary Pakistani boxers and is currently an undefeated welterweight boxer and holds the Asian Boxing Federation (ABF) Asian title – being the first Pakistani to hold the title.

The Pakistani fighter gets emotional in the ring after the recent feat. Wazeer also mentioned dedicating the latest title to the Pakistan Army. He commended the security forces saying we are safe in the country as they protect us.

The fight was not easy, he said, “but Alhamdulillah, I have done it.” He also thanked his coach and all supporters for supporting him at every movement. It is a proud movement for us and I will keep winning the fights and no stone will be left unturned to make Pakistan proud, he added.

On the other hand, another Pakistani boxer Asif Hazara has also clinched the Asian Boxing Federation title by beating his opponent in UAE.

The young Pakistani boxer outclassed his Ugandan rival Ben Soboga.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


PKR exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 22 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely same against US Dollar and other currencies on April 22, 2024 Monday.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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