Pakistani President, PM shower praise on Lionel Messi for World Cup win

09:14 AM | 19 Dec, 2022
Pakistani President, PM shower praise on Lionel Messi for World Cup win

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, and President Dr Arif Alvi have extended their greetings to Qatar on holding the mega event of the football world cup, and showered praise on Argentina’s Lionel Messi after the final showdown.

In a social media post, the premier said “What a nail biting finish to the FIFA WC…Messi”, he extended greetings to Qatar for successfully holding the mega event.

He mentioned that upsets by Saudi Arabia and Morocco remain highlights of the tournament for him.

President Dr Arif Alvi Sunday also congratulated Argentina on becoming the football champions in FIFA world cup.

In a tweet, he said, "Outstanding World Cup. Congratulations Argentina Champions of the World in Football. Wonderful goals by Messi.”

He also cheered France for coming from behind twice. Mbappe's hattrick was a treat to watch, he said.

Sunday’s roller-coaster game is said to be one of the all-time great finals as Argentina captain Lionel Messi guide his side to the first World Cup win in over 3 decades.

Argentina defeated the defending champion France on penalty shootouts at the Lusail Stadium in Qatar.

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 4 March 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on March 4, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.3 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 4 March 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.3 282.45
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
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 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89


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