Pakistan’s Independence Day ceremony held onboard PNS Saif in Dubai

04:00 PM | 18 Aug, 2023
Pakistan’s Independence Day ceremony held onboard PNS Saif in Dubai
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DUBAI – A ceremony of Pakistan’s Independence Day was held onboard PNS Saif at Port Rashid in Dubai earlier this week.

Brig. Butti Suhail khalaf Almukhaini of the UAE Navy was the chief guest while the ceremony was attended by a large numbers of consul generals, diplomats, defence attachés, UAE nationals, business leaders and Pakistani expatriate community in the United Arab Emirates.

PNS Saif arrived at Port Mina Rashid, Dubai on Aug 13, 2023 during its Regional Maritime Security Patrol (RMSP) Deployment.

 To mark the 76th Independence Day of Pakistan, a graceful flag hoisting ceremony was held onboard navy ship. The ceremony concluded with prayers for progress, prosperity and solidarity of the country.

Last year, Pakistan and UAE naval forces participated in a bilateral exercise dubbed 'Nasl Al Bahr' which was aimed at enhancing maritime abilities.

In a statement Pakistan Navy’s media directorate had said he exercises focused on search and rescue operations along with various dimensions of communication and warfare.

It further said that units of the two sides had fired missiles in the northern Arabian Sea during the exercise.

The naval drills aimed at further enhancing the capabilities of joint operations between the two brotherly nations to deal with various types of maritime threats.


Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 24 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 24, 2024.

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.

On Saturday, Euro 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 - 24 February 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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