Top bureaucrat 'replaced over differences' with Zulfi Bukhari

10:49 AM | 20 Nov, 2018
Top bureaucrat 'replaced over differences' with Zulfi Bukhari
ISLAMABAD - Days after the IGP Islamabad transfer saga, another top official was replaced over differences at the administrative level with Zulfi Bukhari, the special assistant to PM on overseas Pakistanis and human resource development, local media reported.

Sheikh Mohammad Asif, the additional secretary (Incharge) of the Ministry of Human Resouce and Overseas Pakistanis, was directed to report to the Establishment Division.

He was removed from the post due to administrative differences with Bukhari, Express News reported.

Pervaiz Ahmad Junejo has now been appointed to replace Asif Junejo, a grade 22 officer, was earlier performing his duty at Pakistan Institue of Parliamentary Services (PIPS).

Earlier, the apex court had taken suo motu notice after the federal government transferred Inspector General of Police (IGP), Islamabad, Jan Muhammad for allegedly refusing to take action on the complaint of Federal Minister Azam Swati’s son and failing to pick calls from the minister.

Later, the apex court suspended the notification of IGP's transfer and formed a joint investigation team to probe the misconduct and assets of Swati. A report has been submitted to the court by the probe team.


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 2 March 2024

Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against USD and other currencies in the open market on March 2, 2024 (Saturday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 2, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 27.13 27.43
Swedish Korona SEK 314.07 316.57
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89


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