Over 500 Pakistani students returning from Kyrgyzstan today after mob violence: Deputy PM Dar

12:40 PM | 19 May, 2024
Over 500 Pakistani students returning from Kyrgyzstan today after mob violence: Deputy PM Dar
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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan's Deputy Prime Minister Ishaq Dar held a press conference along with Information Minister Attaullah Tarar, and Federal Minister Amir Muqam on Sunday on the Kyrgyzstan situation as Pakistani students are looking to return home after mob violence in Bishkek over the weekend.

Deputy premier said the government is making all necessary arrangements regarding the special plane to bring back Pakistani students from Central Asian nation.

He further mentioned that the embassy is in touch with all Pakistani students and their families in Bishkek, and those who suffered injuries are being brought back on priority basis.

Dar and Amir Muqam said the situation has been completely brought under control and there were no new incidents of violence last night, and said security has been beefed up around hostels of Pakistani students.

The minister lashed out at a political party for doing propaganda on this incident, saying fake news about the deaths of students were peddled under malicious agenda.

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 25 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 25, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 293.5 and selling rate is 297.2 while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 351.45 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.05 and Saudi Riyal at 72.95.

Currency Rates in Pakistan

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.65
Euro EUR 293.5 297.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 351.45
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.05 75.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.95 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 182.2 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.58 748.58
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 39.91 40.31
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.67 36.02
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.74 916.74
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.38 172.38
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.38 26.68
Omani Riyal OMR 723.26 731.26
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.5 77.2
Singapore Dollar SGD 72.95 73.85
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 311.53 314.03
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73


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