PCB enforces WHO SOPs against COVID 19 at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore

05:38 PM | 16 Mar, 2020
PCB enforces WHO SOPs against COVID 19 at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore

LAHORE - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has implemented World Health Organization instructions to protect players, people and staff against COVID 19 (coronavirus) during the Lahore Qalandars and Multan Sultans match at the Gaddafi stadium.

The precautionary measures are being observed across the globe after the coronavirus was declared a pandemic by the WHO. Playing HBL Pakistan Super League 2020 matches under closed gates as part of the precautionary measures. The PCB had allowed foreign players the option to leave the country of their own accord.

The last league match at the Gaddafi stadium was held under closed gates as no spectators were allowed to enter the stadium after the same was already being implemented in Karachi matches while security has been further beefed up.

The PCB staffers at the Gaddafi stadium have been exempted from bio-metric attendance while the officials with symptoms of flu, cough and fever were asked to stay at home.

Health Desks have been set up outside the offices and media centre where hand sanitizers have been placed and all are required to disinfect their hands before entering the offices or the media centre.

Placards bearing special instructions have been displayed at the entrances in which players, broadcasters and stadium staffs besides journalists have been asked not to shake hands, sit at a distance from each other and wash hands often.

The staff also checked the temperature of the journalists in the media centre during the match at the Gaddafi stadium.

Chris Lynn, after the post-match press conference at the Gaddafi stadium, did not take selfies with the media-men and maintained a safe distance during interviews.

Associated Press of Pakistan Corporation (APPC) - Pakistan's Premier News Agency


Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 24 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 24, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

On Saturday, Euro stands at 302  for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 24 February 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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