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Pakistani mountaineer Naila Kiani makes history after scaling 10th highest peak

09:54 AM | 17 Apr, 2023
Pakistani mountaineer Naila Kiani makes history after scaling 10th highest peak
Source: naila._.kiani/Twitter

ISLAMABAD – A female climber from Pakistan reached the top of Annapurna I, setting a new record by scaling the tenth highest peak in the world.

With her latest feat, Naila Kiani, the mother of two, has become the first Pakistani woman to summit 8,091m high peak located in Nepal. She scaled Annapurna I on Monday morning between 6:30 am to 7:00 am.

Naila did her summit along with Sajid Sadpara, who completed the expedition without the support of high-altitude porters and supplemental oxygen, and another legendary climber Shahroz Kashif.

Famous climber Sajid Sadpara, who lately climbed the same peak, felicitated to Naila and Shehroze Kashif. “Congratulations to @nailakiani & @Shehrozekashif2 for successful summit of Annapurna this morning(sic)”, he wrote on Twitter, sharing the picture with the duo.

She is now the first Pakistani woman to summit four 8,000m peaks as the ace climber earlier summited deadly K2, Gasherbrum1, and Gasherbrum2.

The daring woman climber now eyes an expedition to the world’s highest peak Mt Everest as she has no plans to stop any time soon.

The Dubai-based banker is an avid sportsperson, a trained boxer, rock climber and runs for fun. In one of her previous interviews, Naila said she wanted to project a soft image of the South Asian nation through her adventures.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45
 
76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86
 
1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76

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