Islamabad Metro Bus Service open or closed today? Check latest update amid protests

11:32 AM | 21 May, 2024
Islamabad Metro Bus Service open or closed today? Check latest update amid protests
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RAWALPINDI - Authorities in country's twin cities temporarily halted metro bus service from Rawalpindi’s Saddar station to Faizabad in wake of potential unrest amid protests in red zone.

Commuters in twin cities are facing issues to travel as number of stations have been closed as precautionary measure. Metro Bus Service that links Rawalpindi and Islamabad announced a temporary halt in its operations today on Tuesday due to the ongoing Save Gaza Camp at D Chowk.

The service will now available for citizens from Sadar Rawalpindi and Faiz Ahmed Faiz station, excluding the usual route to the Secretariat.

This decision was made in response to the administration's request to support the peaceful demonstration in capital city.

The protest is being held by ex-JI Senator Mushtaq Ahmad where hundreds of people flocked to protest against Gaza violence.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


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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