First ever urban forest inaugurated in Lahore

08:43 PM | 20 Apr, 2019
First ever urban forest inaugurated in Lahore
LAHORE - To combat pollution, heat and oxygen deficiency, Commissioner Lahore Division Dr Mujtaba Piracha on Saturday inaugurated the first ever urban forestation by planting a sapling here.

He planted five different types of saplings of local species under the Clean and Green Pakistan drive.
DG PHA Dr Faisal Zahoor, Additional Commissioner Muhammad Suhail Khawaja, Lahore Binale Foundation, Lahore Bachao Tehreek and students from National Special Education Institute participated in the plantation.

Dr Mujtaba said that saplings were being planted on an area of 5-kanal in Johar Town, under a planned design by experts to sustain the urban forestation. Terming it a promising step, he said that the civil society was working with the government departments to initiate, design and sustain the drive.

He said that 32km right-of-way on both sides of Mehmood Booti to Kalasha Kaku Road, Lahore Ring Road and 13 parks were available for forestation. Comprehensive planning had been made to establish mini forests in Lahore.

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US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Pound, Riyal Rate in Pakistan Today - Currency Rates 20 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 20, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.15 for buying and 280.85 for selling. Euro's buying rate remains stable at 301.35 and selling rate is 303.25.

British Pound rate is 354.85 for buying, and 358.35 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.5 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.70.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.15 280.85
Euro EUR 301.35 303.25
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354.85 358.35
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.5 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.7 74.42
Australian Dollar AUD 184.75 186.55
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.15 749.15
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.5 205.5
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 36.05 36.05
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 26.4 26.7
Swiss Franc CHF 309.05 311.55
Thai Bhat THB 7.5 7.65


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