All preparation completed: Xi Jinping due tomorrow, will address joint session of parliament on Tuesday

12:03 PM | 19 Apr, 2015
All preparation completed: Xi Jinping due tomorrow, will address joint session of parliament on Tuesday
ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) - All preparations have been completed for Chinese President Xi Jinping's two-day state visit to Pakistan beginning tomorrow (Monday).

This will be the Chinese President's first foreign visit this year.

President Xi Jinping will meet President Mamnoon Hussain and hold official talks with Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.

The two countries will sign a number of important agreements and MoUs relating to key development projects in the infrastructure, energy, and communication sectors.

President Xi will also address the Joint Session of Parliament in Islamabad on Tuesday. He will be conferred upon the highest civil award Nishan-e-Pakistan.

The nation is enthusiastically looking forward to Chinese President’s visit which will open new vistas of bilateral cooperation.

A red-carpet welcome will be accorded to the great Chinese leader who has chosen Pakistan his destination for his first foreign trip this year.

Main roads in the capital, particularly the Constitution Avenue, have been decorated with lights and flags of Pakistan and China.

Portraits of the honorable guest and the Pakistani president and the prime minister have been placed on the roads to depict the all-weather Pakistan-China friendship.

A fleet of eight JF-17 Thunder jets will receive the president of People's Republic of China as his plane enters the Pakistani airspace and escort him to Islamabad airport.

A 21-gun salute will be presented to the honorable guest at the airport.

The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal – March 1, 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on March 1, 2024 (Friday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.32 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 353 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.4.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 1, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.32 282.35
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 353 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.4 75.2
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.11 751.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.69 41.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.32 916.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 172.43 174.43
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.74 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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