Shehzad Roy dedicates new song to Palestinian children

10:45 PM | 16 Oct, 2023
Shehzad Roy
Source: Shehzad Roy (Instagram)

Renowned Pakistani singer and social activist, Shahzad Roy, has done the unbelievable for Palestinians through music. The music sensation recently released a song to show solidarity for the innocent Palestinian lives lost in the recent escalations between Hamas and Israel.

To show his undying love and staunch support with children who are victims of Israeli atrocities, the Kangna famed singer took to social media platform X, formely known as Twitter, and posted a video showing the brutalities of Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) massacring innocent Palestinian children through bombings.

Roy's moving music video is directed by Faisal Qureshi. The video entails the atrocious attacks on Palestinian and their helplessness. 

Highlighting the fact that “children are the most significant casualties in this conflict,” Roy detailed how the “video wil inform you about the situation in Gaza.” 

The singer went on to lament how Palestine “has been under suppression for decades” and stated that “there is an evident reaction” now.

“This is the impact of wars on innocent children,” Roy said.

Known for his philanthropy ventures and social activism, Roy has established himself as a beacon of hope for children across the globe. The singer also enjoys an illustrious career in the Pakistani music industry having released six albums since his debut in 1995. Roy is most famous for his 2008 socio-political album Qismat Apney Haath Mein.

The writer is a staff member.


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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