Pakistan hands over demarche to Kyrgyz chargé d'affaires over Bishkek violence

11:59 AM | 18 May, 2024
Pakistan hands over demarche to Kyrgyz chargé d'affaires over Bishkek violence
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ISLAMABAD – Foreign Office of Pakistan issued a demarche to Charge d’affaires of the Kyrgyz Embassy in Pakistan Melis Moldaliev over violence in Bishkek in which over dozen Pakistani students were injured.

The government of Pakistan expressed deep concern over recent violent incidents involving foreign nationals, in Bishkek.

The chargé d'affaires was briefed by FO Director General (ECO & CARs) Aizaz Khan on Pakistan's concerns regarding reports of violence against Pakistani students in Central Asian nation.

Islamabad stressed need for the Kyrgyz government to ensure the safety and security of Pakistani citizens in the country.

Kyrgyz envoy expressed regret over the incidents and pledged to hold an inquiry and punish those responsible.

Pakistani Embassy in Kyrgyzstan has opened emergency helplines and is providing support to affected students and their families. Pakistani Ambassador Hasan Ali Zaigham is in contact with local officials to ensure the safety of Pakistani nationals.

Foreign Ministry's Crisis Management Unit has been activated to assist Pakistani nationals in Kyrgyzstan, with contact numbers and email provided for assistance.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 20 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 20, 2024 (Thursday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.50 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 349.7 for buying, and 353.25 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.80.

Forex Rates

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
Euro EUR 296.00 299.00
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.70 353.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80 75.60
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.80 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182.00 184.00
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.18 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 204.00 206.00
China Yuan CNY 38.43 38.83
Danish Krone DKK 40.18 40.58
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.90 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.30 59.90
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.79 172.79
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.97 26.27
Omani Riyal OMR 723.88 731.88
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203.65 205.65
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 311.90 314.40
Thai Baht THB 7.58 7.73


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