Pakistan, China vow to boost cooperation at all levels with special focus on CPEC, BRI

09:22 AM | 20 Oct, 2023
Pakistan, China vow to boost cooperation at all levels with special focus on CPEC, BRI
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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar on Thursday called Chinese President Xi Jinping, and reaffirmed the unwavering trust and commitment between Pakistan and China.

A report shared by the country’s national broadcaster said Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar and Chinese President Xi Jinping reiterated to further strengthen and deepen high-level dialogue and exchanges for the mutual benefit of the two sides.

PM Kakar interacted with top Chinese official at the Great Hall of People on the sidelines of the Third Belt and Road Forum in Beijing on Thursday.

The premier felicitated President Xi Jinping on the successful holding of the 3rd Belt and Road Forum and commended his eight-point agenda relating to the future direction and scope of the Belt and Road Initiative.

Islamabad, and Beijing reaffirmed All-Weather Strategic Cooperative Partnership and underlined the strategic significance of this partnership in the evolving international situation. Kakar underscored that Pakistan and China are reliable partners and steadfast friends.

PM called the Pakistan-China relationship a factor of peace and stability in the region, whereas Chinese President underlined that Pakistan is an iron brother, trusted friend, and partner in peace and development.

Xi said China accorded special importance to Pakistan in its foreign policy and would continue to support Pakistan's sovereignty, territorial integrity and development.

Two leaders also discussed bilateral cooperation for enhanced regional connectivity and economic development which was the shared vision of two countries. President Xi expressed Chinese continued support for Pakistan in harnessing its geo-economic potential and emerging as a hub of regional trade.

Kakar, and JinPing emphasized the importance of steady pace of multi-billion dollar flagship project CPEC and to make it a corridor of growth, livelihood, innovation, openness and green development dovetailed with Pakistan's vision for a sustainable and inclusive socio-economic development.

The two leaders sheds light on major world issues, and agreed to further deepen strategic communication at all tiers, and enhance bilateral cooperation at the multilateral fora.          

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal – March 3, 2024

Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against USD and other currencies in the open market on March 3, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.3 for buying and 282.45 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 3, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.3 282.45
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 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89


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