PM Shehbaz, COAS Asim Munir discuss national security, foreign ties

04:41 PM | 21 Mar, 2024
PM Shehbaz, COAS Asim Munir discuss national security, foreign ties
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RAWALPINDI – Chief of Army Staff General Asim Munir on Thursday called on Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif to discuss matters related to national security, military operations, and foreign relations. 

During the meeting, COAS briefed the premier our various matters, including his recent visit to Saudi Arabia where he had held a meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. 

Reports said the prime minister expressed his satisfaction on the state of bilateral relations between Pakistan and Saudi relations. 

The civil and military leadership also discussed ongoing intelligence-based operations against terrorists in the country. 

The meeting between the army chief and prime minister took place before the start of the Apex Committee’s meeting of the Special Investment Facilitation Council.

A day earlier, ISPR said Gen Asim Munir called on Saudi Arabia’s crown prince and reviewed bilateral cooperation between the two Islamic nations.

It added that both sides also discussed regional peace and security, bilateral defence and security cooperation.


Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 21 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 21, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.7 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro moved up to 298 for buying and 301 for selling while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 May 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 298 301
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.80
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739 747.8
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.53 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.65 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Baht THB 7.57 7.72


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