Pakistan wants peace, resolve issues through talks with India: FM

11:13 AM | 17 Mar, 2019
Pakistan wants peace, resolve issues through talks with India: FM
MULTAN - Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that there is Islamophobia in Europe and some malicious elements are entertaining their intentions and influencing internal politics, the Radio Pakistan reported.

While talking to media, he said that security should be provided to Mosques as it was provided to churches, temples and other worship places.

Strongly condemning the terrorism incident in New Zealand, Shah Mahmood Qureshi termed it a global phenomenon and murder of humanity.

He assured that the Pakistan government will extend all-out support and cooperation towards the Pakistani families residing in New Zealand.

About Kartarpur Corridor project, the minister said that a Pakistani delegation visited Attari border recently to finalize terms and conditions for the opening of the border at Kartarpur.

It was for the first time after suspension of dialogue process between Pakistan and India that the two countries issued a joint statement.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi the United Nations, Russia, the United States, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and other friendly countries helped de-escalate the tensions with India, and we are thankful to them.

To a question about China, Qureshi said that China was a great friend of Pakistan. It had always supported Pakistan at different international forums.

The Foreign Minister said he is visiting China from Sunday to exchange views with the Chinese leadership on the latest prevailing situation, especially the tensions with India.

Addressing a ceremony in Multan today, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi categorically stated that Pakistan will respond in a befitting manner if the enemy casts an evil eye on Pakistan.

He said I categorically tell the Indian Prime Minister to think twice before any aggression, as the enthusiasm of people is very high and the country is more safe and secure than in the past.

The Minister said it is my responsibility to sensitise people that conspiracies are being hatched against the homeland.

However, Pakistan armed forces are alert to foil aggressive moves of the enemy.

The Foreign Minister appreciated the unity among people to respond to foreign aggression in an amicable way.

Shah Mehmood Qureshi said March 23 will be observed with national zeal and zest.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 22 February 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 22, 2024 (Thursday)

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300.2 for buying and 303.2 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.6 for buying, and 354.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.2 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.45.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300.2 303.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.6 354.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.2 76.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.45 75.2
Australian Dollar AUD 181.15 183.15
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.15 209.15
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
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 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.1 209.1
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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