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Punjab announces early Summer Holidays amid sweltering heat

11:13 AM | 20 May, 2024
Punjab announces early Summer Holidays amid sweltering heat
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LAHORE – Punjab government has announced early summer holidays in Lahore and other Punjab schools amid sweltering heat.

The early summer holidays for all state run and private schools will start from May 25 and will continue until May 31st.

Summer Holidays 2024 Update

The government took stern measures to save children from extreme weather after extensive feedback from parents.

Minister Rana Sikandar Hayat, in a video message, said the student health and safety is of paramount importance during the ongoing heat wave.

These schools have been granted conditional permission to remain open solely for exam completion. 

Last week, Punjab government announced summer vacation from June 1 to August 14 for all schools in the province. Schools were also required to operate from 7am to 11:30am from Monday to Thursday to minimise exposure to extreme heat.

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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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