Hajj 2024: Pilgrims set to exit Saudi Arabia from June 20 after completing key rituals

12:36 PM | 19 Jun, 2024
Hajj 2024: Pilgrims set to exit Saudi Arabia from June 20 after completing key rituals
Source: saudi press agency SPA

RIYADH – Hajj pilgrims are set to leave Saudi Arabia from June 20 after completing key rituals of annual pilgrimage.

Muslims who flocked for Hajj pilgrimage from around the world will leaving Kingdom from June 20, after completing three-day of Tashreeq ritual.

After culmination of Hajj rituals, pilgrims proceeded towards holy city of Makkah, having performed the symbolic stoning of the devil, known as Rami al-Jamarat, in Mina during the final days of the pilgrimage.

Before heading back to their homes, they also performed the farewell Tawaf. Meanwhile, local pilgrims also began departing for native towns. Many pilgrims plan to visit Madinah after returning to their residences in Makkah to offer prayers at Masjid-e-Nabawi and pay their respects at Roza-e-Rasool (SAW).

In coming days, pilgrims will visit other holy sites in Madinah, such as Masjid-e-Quba, Masjid Al-Qiblatain, and the Sab'ah mosques.

Around 20percent of Hajj pilgrims are expected to stay at Mina before returning to their residences after completing the Rami ritual. 

Meanwhile, PIA announced its flight operations to bring back pilgrims from Saudi Arabia, which will continue on June 20. The national flight carrier operated 259 special flights to transport over 68,000 pilgrims registered with the government scheme last month, who participated in one of the world's largest religious gatherings in Saudi Arabia.

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US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal Rate in Pakistan Today Open Market Rates - 15 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 15, 2024 (Monday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.8 for buying and 280.75 for selling. Euro's buying rate moves up to 301.25 and selling rate is 303.15.

British Pound rate is 355.15 for buying, and 358.65 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.5 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.65.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)       
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.8 280.75
Euro EUR 301.25 303.15
UK Pound Sterling GBP 355.15 358.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.5 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.65 74.37
Australian Dollar AUD 184.55 186.35
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741 749
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.75 205.75
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 309.15 311.65
Thai Bhat THB 7.5 7.65


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