Pakistan's first CWG gold winner Nooh Butt joins Customs as honorary Assistant Collector

10:51 AM | 21 Sep, 2022
Pakistan's first CWG gold winner Nooh Butt joins Customs as honorary Assistant Collector
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LAHORE – Pakistan’s young weightlifter Nooh Butt has joined Pakistan Customs as an honorary assistant collector.

Butt, 24, brought home Pakistan’s first gold in the weightlifting event at the 2022 Commonwealth Games last month and has been lapping up the adulation coming his way.

Lately, Pakistan Customs installed him as their goodwill ambassador at a ceremony held at Customs House in the country’s cultural capital Lahore.

FBR Member Customs Operations, Mukarram Jah, pinned the badges of Assistant Collector on Nooh’s uniform and pledged full support to the weightlifter at the upcoming Asian Games.

Speaking with the media, the Pakistani weightlifter said he is honored to be given this post by Pakistan Customs, saying it motivates him to train harder for future events. He also expressed hope for winning medals at the Asian Games and Olympics.

Nooh amassed a lot of following since his win at the Commonwealth Games 2022 and now he is looking for the professional training for Olympics 2024 qualification that can be attained through Asian Games scheduled to take place next year.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 26 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 26, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 26 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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