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Sri Lankan Minister Sagala Ratnayaka accepts Nisar's invitation to visit Pakistan

07:13 PM | 22 Apr, 2016
Sri Lankan Minister Sagala Ratnayaka accepts Nisar's invitation to visit Pakistan
NEW YORK (Staff Report) - Sri Lanka's Minister for Law and Order Sagala Ratnayaka has accepted an invitation from Minister for Interior and Narcotics, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan to visit Pakistan as part of efforts to further strengthen relations between the two countries.

The two ministers met on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly's Special Session on the World's Drug Problem.

Nisar is currently in New York as the leader of 7-member delegation to the Special Session at which he spoke on Pakistan's efforts to curb the illicit narcotics trade.

Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan's Permanent Representative to UN, Secretary Anti-Narcotics Division, Ijaz Ali Shah and Director General, Anti-Narcotics Force Major General Nasir Dilawar Shah also attended the meeting between ministers of Sri Lanka and Pakistan, which covered a number of areas of bilateral cooperation as well as narcotics control.

The Sri Lankan minister conveyed the desire of his government to strengthen relations with Pakistan, according to a press release of Pakistan Mission to the UN. He also briefed Nisar Ali Khan about his country's efforts to control drugs.

The General Assembly convened a special session on the world drug problem from 19 to 21 April 2016 at UN Headquarters. The Session consisted of a general debate and interactive multi-stakeholder round tables conducted in parallel with the plenary.

Chaudhry Nisar delivered the national statement at the plenary while other members of the delegation participated in several round-table sessions. The minister and his delegation also attended the concluding session.

The Special Session adopted a General Assembly resolution entitled, "Our Joint Commitment to Effectively Addressing and Countering the World Drug Problem".

The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.

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PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 21, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300 for buying and 303 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

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

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300 303
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
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 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08

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