Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Furhan calls on Gen Asim Munir during Pakistan visit

11:45 PM | 16 Apr, 2024
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Furhan Al Saud visits Pakistan
Source: ISPR

Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Furhan Al Saud called on Pakistani Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Asim Munir at the General Headquarters (GHQ) of the Pakistan Army on Tuesday. 

In a press release issued later in the day, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), media affairs wing of the Pakistan Army, said, "H.E. Prince Faisal bin Furhan Al Saud, Minister of Foreign Affairs KSA, accompanied by a delegation, met with General Syed Asim Munir, NI (M), Chief of Army Staff (COAS) today. 

"Discussions centered on mutual interests and policies to further bolster bilateral cooperation across various sectors. The esteemed visitor underscored the enduring and strategic nature of the relationship between the two nations, emphasizing on exploring multiple avenues for continued reinforcement of bilateral ties.

"In response, COAS conveyed appreciation for the delegation's visit, affirming traditional bond of fraternity between Pakistan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He underscored the reverence and affection that the people of Pakistan hold for their Saudi brethren.

"COAS reiterated full support for the delegation and conveyed his best wishes for mutually beneficial outcomes from the interaction for both states."

The Saudi foreign minister is on a two-day official visit to Pakistan. Earlier, he met his Pakistani counterpart Ishaq Dar and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. 

Addressing a joint press conference in Islamabad with Foreign Minister Dar after a meeting between the two at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prince Faisal bin Farhan said that his visit to Pakistan would deliver “significant benefits” in the coming months.

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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