Karachi board intermediate exams postponed amid heatwave alert in Sindh

09:12 AM | 20 May, 2024
Karachi board intermediate exams postponed amid heatwave alert in Sindh

KARACHI – Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) intermediate exams have been postponed as Met Office forecasted severe heatwave affecting major cities and plains in Punjab and Sindh from May 21 to May 27.

In a post, BIEK said, "Attention, All Students of Inter Part 1 and Part 2 exams 2024, the papers have been postponed till May 28".

Board made the announcement after Sindh CM approved a five-day postponement of exams, following a recommendation from Provincial Minister for Universities and Boards.

Exams were initially slated to start on May 22 will now start five days laters due to the heatwave in the region.

People in parts of Pakistan including Karachi are facing extreme weather conditions from a persistent heat spell over the past few weeks, with mercury expected to spike in the coming days.

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Pakistani Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 19, 2024 (Wednesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.50 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 349.7 for buying, and 353.25 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.80.

Forex Rates 

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
Euro EUR 296.00 299.00
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.70 353.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80 75.60
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.80 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182.00 184.00
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.18 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 204.00 206.00
China Yuan CNY 38.43 38.83
Danish Krone DKK 40.18 40.58
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.90 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.30 59.90
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.79 172.79
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.97 26.27
Omani Riyal OMR 723.88 731.88
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203.65 205.65
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 311.90 314.40
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73


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