When will the first female astronaut hoist Pakistani flag in space?

04:47 PM | 16 Sep, 2023
When will the first female astronaut hoist Pakistani flag in space?
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Namira Saleem, a resolute beacon of Pakistani pride, has conquered unparalleled frontiers, from the icy realms of the North Pole to the desolate landscapes of the South Pole, where she unfurled the nation's flag. Now, she is set to etch another indelible mark in the annals of history by taking the Pakistani flag to even greater heights—space.

A woman of unwavering determination and a trailblazer in her own right, Namira Saleem has amassed a trove of accolades and triumphs through her unwavering commitment to tackling the most formidable challenges. On October 5th, she is slated to embark on a historic voyage from the United States, aboard a spacecraft, bearing with her the cherished green crescent flag of Pakistan.

Saleem, often lauded as the harbinger of "firsts," will once again inscribe her name in the annals of achievement as she becomes the very first Pakistani astronaut to journey into the cosmos. Her pioneering expedition aboard a commercial spacecraft, originating from the United States, heralds a new era in Pakistan's space exploration endeavors.

This remarkable feat not only underscores her undaunted spirit and indomitable will but also symbolizes the boundless potential of human endeavour and international cooperation in the realm of space exploration. As she voyages beyond Earth's boundaries, she carries with her the hopes and aspirations of a nation, illuminating a path for future generations to reach for the stars.

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Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 2 March 2024

Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against USD and other currencies in the open market on March 2, 2024 (Saturday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 2, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 27.13 27.43
Swedish Korona SEK 314.07 316.57
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89


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