PM Shehbaz announces to bear expenses of actor Firdous Jamal’s cancer treatment

11:47 AM | 18 Dec, 2022
PM Shehbaz announces to bear expenses of actor Firdous Jamal’s cancer treatment

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday made a call to the ailing TV actor, Firdous Jamal, and assured him to take responsibility for his medical treatment.

The premier reached out to Firdous Jamal, who has recently been diagnosed with cancer and is currently hospitalised for treatment.

During the telephonic conversation, PM Sharif inquired about the 68-year-old's health and assured him full support in his hard times.

Expressing hope for complete recovery, the premier cheered up the actor and said that the whole nation was praying for him. He also assured Jamal that the state will leave no stone unturned in his treatment as "emotional touch can bring great comfort to an ailing person."

Firdous expressed gratitude to the prime minister for the financial and emotional support.

Earlier this month, Firdous Jamal's son confirmed that his father has recently been diagnosed with cancer and is undergoing medical treatment

As his son’s post went viral, social media users and celebrities share their best for the 68-year-old for a speedy recovery.

Firdous started acting with a Hindko drama Badnami Dey Toway in the mid-70s, and he has since then appeared in hundreds of television, stage, and radio projects.

The star actor appeared in nearly 50 films, some of his notable work includes Sayeeban Sheeshay ka, Man Chale Ka Sauda, Mehboob, Pagal Ahmeq Bewakoof, Saahil, Piyari, Dhoop Deewar, and Ruswaiyan.

The actor was conferred the Pride of Performance Award by the President of Pakistan in 1986 for his notable achievements in showbiz.

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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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