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Pakistan’s World Cup 2019 squad call on PM Imran Khan

02:47 PM | 19 Apr, 2019
Pakistan’s World Cup 2019 squad call on PM Imran Khan
ISLAMABAD – National Team members along with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials held a meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad on Friday.

The cricket-turned-politician encouraged the national cricket team and expressed his good wishes for them for triumph in the world cup to be held in England in May-June this year.

https://twitter.com/PTIofficial/status/1119161678048792577

Imran Khan, who is considered as one of the greatest cricketer, said prayers of entire nation are with the national cricket team. He said being ambassadors of the nation, great expectations have been pinned by the people on the national team. He asked the players to build the image of the country through their sportsmanship and conduct.

During an hour-long meeting, Khan told the players that the champions always enter the ground with proper planning and the spirit of success.

Pakistan Captain Sarfaraz Ahmed presenting an autographed team shirt to Prime Minister Imran Khan at PM House.–Photo by PCB


The Team’s visit to PM House comes a day after PCB announced a 15-member squad for forthcoming ICC Cricket World Cup and England tour.

Addressing a news conference in Lahore on Thursday, Chief Selector Inzmam ul Haq said that Sarfraz Ahmad will lead the squad in the mega event.

https://en.dailypakistan.com.pk/sports/pakistan-announces-15-member-cricket-team-for-world-cup-2019/

He said that Asif Ali and Mohammad Amir have been selected for the England T20I and ODIs to be played in the lead up to the World Cup from 5th to 19th of next month. He said that these two players will provide cover to the World Cup squad and can be drafted into the side by 23 May, if required.

The rest of team is comprised of: Fakhr Zaman, Imam ul Haq, Abid Ali, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Haaris Sohail, Sarfraz Ahmad, Shadab Khan, Imad Waseem, Hassan Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Junaid Khan and Muhammad Husnain.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 29 Feb 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 29, 2024 (Thursday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.1 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352 for buying, and 355.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.3.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 29 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.1 282.35
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.3 75.1
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 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91

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