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IGP Punjab leads reconstruction of church burnt in Jaranwala attacks

08:13 PM | 19 Aug, 2023
IGP Punjab leads reconstruction of church burnt in Jaranwala attacks
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LAHORE – Inspector General of Police (IGP) Punjab Dr Usman Anwar is leading an initiative to reconstruct torched by a mob in Jaranwala tehsil of Faisalabad earlier this week following the blasphemy allegations.

The top police chief has been joined by scholars of all sects, as well as Christian community to rebuild the worship place for the Christian community. IGP Usman Anwar inaugurated the project, saying the aim of this step is to promote peace in the country. 

He expressed gratitude to Punjab Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi, and the Punjab government for their efforts in the restoration and reconstruction of the church. 

He highlighted that the involvement of scholars in the reconstruction of the worship place for minorities will help normalise the situation in Jaranwala.

In his special message, the IG Punjab said that the journey of peace's return has begun in Jaranwala. More than 6,500 police officers and personnel are fulfilling their duties while staying alert. 

In line with orders of Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar and chief minister, the process of reconciliation and reconstruction has commenced. 

The top police chief also assured security to all Christian families as he encouraged all Christian families to return to their homes, stating that their homes are awaiting them. The Punjab government and police are fully committed to assisting in the reconstruction of their homes.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 19, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 19 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.25 345.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.09 748.09
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.44 38.84
Danish Krone DKK 39.69 40.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.64 911.64
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.31 25.61
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.87
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.08 307.58
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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