Saudi crown prince MBS calls PM Shehbaz, reaffirms support for Pakistan

08:41 AM | 16 Mar, 2024
Saudi crown prince MBS calls PM Shehbaz, reaffirms support for Pakistan
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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s newly elected Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif received a telephone call from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and two leaders discussed bilateral ties.

Radio Pakistan reported that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman reaffirmed Riyadh’s continued support for Islamabad as he spoke to PM Sharif, who made it to top office for the second time.

In a congratulatory phone call to PM Sharif, MBS mentioned close brotherly relations between the two Islamic nations. 

PM Shehbaz Sharif expressed gratitude to the Saudi Crown Prince and conveyed his best wishes for the health of King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz, saying Pakistani people hold deep admiration for Saudi leadership. 

PM also extended Ramadan greetings, praying for peace and prosperity for Muslims worldwide.

The premier emphasized historic ties with Saudi Arabia, highlighting the countries' unwavering support for each other. Sharif also invited Crown Prince to visit Pakistan, expressing the nation's eagerness to warmly welcome him. Crown Prince thanked the Prime Minister for his sentiments.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 22 May 2024

 Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 22, 2024 (Wednesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.15 for buying and 280.05 for selling.

Euro moved down to 297 for buying and 300 for selling while British Pound rate is 349 for buying, and 352.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

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

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.15 277.15
Euro EUR 297 300
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349 352.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.45 74.2
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.34 748.34
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.91
Danish Krone DKK 40.52 40.92
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.3 912.3
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.34 59.94
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.11 172.11
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.92 26.22
Omani Riyal OMR 723.13 731.13
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.98 26.28
Swiss Franc CHF 305.97 308.47
Thai Bhat THB 7.67 7.82


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