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Allied Bank arranges awareness session on drip irrigation,tunnel farming in Balochistan

02:35 PM | 19 Mar, 2020
Allied Bank arranges awareness session on drip irrigation,tunnel farming in Balochistan
Allied Bank arranges awareness session on drip irrigation,tunnel farming in Balochistan
Allied Bank arranges awareness session on drip irrigation,tunnel farming in Balochistan
Allied Bank arranges awareness session on drip irrigation,tunnel farming in Balochistan

An awareness Session on 'Drip Irrigation and Tunnel Farming' was organized recently at Pishin, in accordance with ABL’s CSR strategy to support sustainable development avenues for the farmers and agriculturists in Baluchistan Province.

The session was attended by the leading agriculturists, farmers, community leaders, businessmen, members of Zamindaran Action Committee Baluchistan, State Bank of Pakistan Quetta Team, Baluchistan Agriculture Department Team and Additional Deputy Commissioner, Pishin.

Bashir Bangulzai, Director Agriculture Department, Govt. of Balochistan and his team, who are considered experts in the field; along with Amjad Ali Imran, Chief Manager (State Bank of Pakistan, Quetta) addressed the session whereby they highlighted the importance of Drip Irrigation especially in the water scarce areas as Baluchistan. He also appreciated ABLs’ efforts towards financial inclusion of country’s relatively underdeveloped areas in Balochistan Province.

Bari Tareen, Chairman Zamindaran Action Committee, Balochistan and member of SBP Agriculture Credit Advisory Committee also addressed the session and called upon the farmers to use the technique to save water for the future generations and thanked ABL for arranging such an informative session for the farmers of Baluchistan Province. 

Also speaking on the occasion, Haji Wali Muhammad an agriculturist and Tribal Leader emphasized on the need for applying innovative farming methods to enhance crop yield so that the farmers could reap benefit and uplift their living standards. He also appreciated SBP’s as well as ABL’s efforts for arranging such informative sessions in the Province. 

Munawar Raza Shah, Group Head, BSG South 1 & Abdullah Regional Head, CRBG Quetta thanked the participants and also reiterated the Bank’s commitment to provide state of the art solutions to the farmers to increase their produce.

Syed Sajid Ali Shah, Divisional Head Agri also addressed the audience and shared the initiatives taken by the Bank for the benefit of the people of Baluchistan which includes various steps under the bank’s CSR philosophy.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 26 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 26, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 26 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94

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