Nusret Gokce aka Salt Bae vows to feed 5,000 earthquake survivors in Turkiye daily

05:28 PM | 17 Feb, 2023
Nusret Gokce aka Salt Bae vows to feed 5,000 earthquake survivors in Turkiye daily

The harrowing earthquake hit that Turkey and Syria on February 6 and left the death toll surpassing 44,000 has left the world in shock and distress. With the rising number of deaths, millions of Turkish and Syrians are in a dire need of humanitarian aid, with many survivors being left homeless in near-freezing temperatures.

Among the millions of people donating and lending support to help Turkish residents of Hatay and other provinces are a number of international celebrities who have promised their assistance to the survivors. This long list of prominent figures just had the addition of world-famous Turkish chef Nusret Gokce who has vowed to help his people. Gokce, who is also known as Salt Bae, promised to feed at least 5,000 survivors on a daily basis.

Taking to social media, Salt Bae shared videos of his food truck with people handing out food to the survivors.

"We started serving hot food to more people, targeting 5000 people every day. We started serving hot meals for 5000 people and more," explained Gokce.

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“It will be the most important and meaningful service in the world for us,” Gokce captioned another Instagram post that gave a virtual tour of the mobile kitchen of his restaurant Nusr Et preparing meals to reach the earthquake-hit areas.

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Other than Gokce, another Turkish chef CZN Burak also helped earthquake affectees in Turkiye. Burak posted videos of the basic food items and drinking water being provided to the people in Hatay and other Turkish provinces. CZN Burak also shared posts of him preparing meals for the survivors. “May God bless everyone who contributed,” he wrote.

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Salt Bae is a Dubai-based Turkish entrepreneur and chef widely known for his technique for preparing and seasoning meat and steak. Gokce owns a chain of luxury restaurants around the world. Gokce became an Internet meme after his technique went viral.

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Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 25 Feb 2024 forex rates

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 25, 2024 (Sunday).

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.

Euro currently 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 - 25 Feb 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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