Dr. Raghib Naeemi appointed as the Chairman of Islamic Ideological Council

05:44 PM | 21 May, 2024
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ISLAMABAD – In a significant development, Dr. Raghib Hussain Naeemi has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Islamic Ideological Council (IIC). This appointment was officially announced by the Ministry of Law and Justice on Tuesday and comes after the conclusion of Dr. Qibla Ayaz's three-year tenure in April.

Dr. Naeemi is a well-respected religious scholar and currently serves as the Imam of Jamia Naeemia in Lahore. He also holds prominent positions as the Chairman of the Muttahida Ulema Board Punjab and is an active member of both the Quran Board Punjab and the Central Ruet Hilal Committee.

In addition to his religious roles, Dr. Naeemi is deeply involved in academic circles, with syndicate memberships at Punjab University and the University of Agriculture. His rich academic background and extensive experience are expected to bring a well-rounded and informed perspective to the IIC.

The Islamic Ideological Council plays a crucial role in advising the government on matters related to Islamic law and ensuring that national legislation is in harmony with Islamic principles. Dr. Naeemi's leadership is anticipated to enhance the council's contributions to legislative guidance.

This appointment marks a new chapter for the IIC, with expectations that Dr. Naeemi will continue to uphold and advance the council's mission in promoting Islamic values within the legislative framework of Pakistan.


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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