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Noted journalist and poet Dr Ajmal Niazi passes away in Lahore

09:57 AM | 18 Oct, 2021
Noted journalist and poet Dr Ajmal Niazi passes away in Lahore

LAHORE – Renowned poet, journalist, and educationist Dr. Ajmal Niazi breathed his last at the age of 75.

Reports in local media said Dr. Ajmal passes away in the wee hours of Monday. His funeral will be offered today at 4.30 pm at Wahdat Colony.

Journalist fraternity and politicians have expressed condolences over the death of the Pakistani intellectual.

Born in the Musakhel area of Mianwali, the deceased was the chairman of Umme Nusrat Foundation. Niazi was best known for his columns for leading Urdu daily Nawa-i-Waqt. He spent 45 years in the service of literature, and wrote poetry in Urdu and Punjabi.

His works include Jal Thal, Mohammad-ud-Din Fauq, Be Niaziyan, Mihrab in the Temple, and Hameed Nizami's biography.

He also served as a lecturer in Gordon College Rawalpindi, Government College Mianwali, Government College Lahore, and Forman Christian College Lahore.

Dr. Niazi was also awarded ‘Sitara-e-Imtiaz’ by the government of Pakistan for his dignified services.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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