Pakistani hero gets Australian residency for bravery during Sydney mall stabbing

04:43 PM | 18 Apr, 2024
Pakistani hero gets Australian residency for bravery during Sydney mall stabbing
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SYDNEY – Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has said that a Pakistan security guard who confronted the killer during Sydney stabbing incident will be given a permanent resident visa.

The premier confirmed it during an interview with a radio channel, stating that Muhammad Taha confronted the assailant, who stabbed six people to death in a busy Sydney shopping mall and injured more than a dozen, to save the life of Australian nationals. 

He said Taha displayed extraordinary courage while encountering the stabber Joel Cauchi attack in the Westfield Bondi Junction mall on Saturday near Bondi Beach. 

PM Albanese said that the Pakistani security guard put his life in danger to save others, saying “We want to thank him”

It is recalled that the incident occurred on Saturday when a man stabbed six people to death as he apparently targeted women while avoiding men in the shopping mall. 

Police shot and killed the assailant on the spot in the mall. An investigation has been launched to determine the reasons behind the attack.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 21 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 21, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.7 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro moved up to 298 for buying and 301 for selling while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 May 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 298 301
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.80
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739 747.8
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.53 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.65 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Baht THB 7.57 7.72


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