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Pakistan Army Chief, head of US Central Command discuss regional security, military ties

10:10 AM | 19 Dec, 2023
Pakistan Army Chief, head of US Central Command discuss regional security, military ties
Source: ISPR

TAMPA BAY – Chief of Army Staff General Syed Asim Munir visited Centcom Headquarters at Tampa Bay in Florida and discussed a range of issues, including military ties and regional security with General Michael E. Kurilla, Commander of United States Central Command.

In a statement, Inter-Services Public Relations ISPR said COAS visited headquarters of US Central Command and held in-depth talks with Commander United States Central Command General Michael Erik Kurilla.

During the high-level meeting, both sides shared detailed views over issues of shared interests, particularly cooperation in regional security matters.

The generals of the two armies shared views on avenues of joint training and reiterated the need for enhancing training interactions between Centcom and Pakistan Army, ISPR said.

During the visit, Pakistan’s top general also visited Centcom Joint Operations Center.

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Pakistan Army Chief General Asim Munir is in Washington where he interacted with key US government and military officials including Antony Blinken, the secretary of state, General Llyod J Austin (retd), the secretary of defence, Victoria Nuland, the deputy secretary of state, Jonathan Finer, the deputy national security adviser and General Charles Q Brown, the chairman of joint chiefs of staff.

COAS discussed matters of bilateral interests, global and regional security issues, and ongoing conflicts were discussed during the meetings.

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PKR exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 22 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely same against US Dollar and other currencies on April 22, 2024 Monday.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

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

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
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 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
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 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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