Bodies of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, others shifted to Tabriz city

02:39 PM | 20 May, 2024
Bodies of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, others shifted to Tabriz city

The bodies of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, the foreign minister, and other officials who were killed in a helicopter crash have been transported to Tabriz, Iran, reported state media, quoting the Red Crescent.

The body of Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi, who was killed in a helicopter crash, has been recovered.

The Iranian Red Crescent has confirmed that the bodies of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amir have been found in the wreckage of the helicopter.

According to Iranian officials, some bodies have been burned beyond recognition.

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi was returning to Tabriz after inaugurating a dam. The President of Azerbaijan also attended the inauguration ceremony.

The helicopter that crashed was carrying President Raisi, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, East Azerbaijan Governor Malek Rahmati, and a representative of the Iranian Supreme Leader.

President Raisi’s helicopter crashed in the Dizmar Forest due to bad weather conditions. The crash occurred in the area between Ozi District and Pir Daoud Town.

Media reports indicate that the cause of the helicopter crash was severe fog and rain.

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 21 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 21, 2024 (Friday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.6 for buying and 280.75 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 297 and selling rate is 299.5 while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.75.

Forex Rates

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.6 280.75
Euro EUR 297  299.5 
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5  354 
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80  75.6
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.75 73.5
Australian Dollar AUD 181.2 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.91 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.5 205.5
China Yuan CNY 38.4 38.8
Danish Krone DKK 40.11 40.51
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.62 916.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.98 172.98
Norwegians Krone NOK 28.83 29.13
Omani Riyal OMR 723.62 731.62
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.53 77.23
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.68 26.98
Swiss Franc CHF 315.08 317.58
Thai Bhat THB 7.59 7.74


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