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India fumes as ex-cricketer gifts shawl to Pakistan's PM Imran Khan

10:25 PM | 18 Aug, 2018
India fumes as ex-cricketer gifts shawl to Pakistan's PM Imran Khan
ISLAMABAD - Former Indian cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu, along with other former cricketers met Prime Minister Imran Khan after his oath-taking ceremony in the federal capital on Saturday.

Sidhu shook hands and hugged the newly-elected 22nd PM of Pakistan before gifting him a shawl. Several other friends of Khan from the cricketing world also joined the meeting.

Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Rameez Raja, Mushtaq Ahmed, and Abdul Qadir were among those who were present at the occasion.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders Faisal Javed and Naeemul Haq accompanied Khan during his visit.

Sidhu arrived in Pakistan on Friday to attend the oath-taking ceremony of PM Imran Khan. He arrived in Lahore from Wagah Border from where he left for Islamabad to meet Imran Khan.

Meanwhile, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the Congress party over its party leader Navjot Singh Sidhu's Pakistan visit and said that his visit was "no less than a crime".

Addressing a press briefing, BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra said, "It is no less than a crime that a Congress member and cabinet minister in Punjab government went to Pakistan for the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Imran Khan and acted in a certain way."


PKR exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 22 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely same against US Dollar and other currencies on April 22, 2024 Monday.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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