#ImranKhanCancelEXAMS trends on twitter amid COVID-19 fears

11:26 PM | 22 Apr, 2021
#ImranKhanCancelEXAMS trends on twitter amid COVID-19 fears

Pakistani students have taken to Twitter to urge the government and and the Cambridge International Examinations to cancel examinations over rising number of COVID-19 cases in the country.

With 77.6 tweets till the time of reporting, #ImranKhanCancelEXAMS is trending on Twitter in Pakistan on Thursday.

Instead of requesting to Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood, students have asked Prime Minister Imran Khan to cancel the exams.

Earlier this month, Mehmood announced that the exams will not be cancelled, adding they will be held late May.

Here are some posts from students, asking the premier to cancel exams;

Students have raised the issue as the prime minister is set to chair a meeting of National Coordination Committee (NCC) to review the coronavirus situation in the country. 

Reports said that strict lockdown could be imposed in cities with 10 per cent positivity rate. 


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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