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On Eidul Fitr, President Alvi, PM Shehbaz call for taking care of needy in hard times

09:42 AM | 22 Apr, 2023
On Eidul Fitr, President Alvi, PM Shehbaz call for taking care of needy in hard times
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ISLAMABAD – President Dr Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday offered the prayer of Eid ul-Fitr here and prayed for peace and prosperity of the crisis-hit country.

In his message, President Alvi stressed forgiving the people to seek pleasure of Allah SWT, and appealed masses to set aside their differences to ensure political and economic stability in Pakistan. He also prayed for the peace and stability of Pakistan.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif also congratulated Pakistanis and the Muslims across the globe on the major Islamic festival. The premier prayed that the blessed moment may bring immense happiness and joy to all Muslims.

Sharif advised citizens to take care of the needy, poor, destitute, and orphans around them. He called the current times difficult, saying the sacrifice and love of the well-to-do and rich were needed more than in ordinary circumstances.

He also mentioned the government’s persistent efforts to ease the plights of the masses amid deteriorating economic conditions. “As the sweetness of Eid follows the fasting month, God willing, our effort and hard work will bring economic prosperity in the life of the nation and the country,” the PM said, appealing to his countrymen to not forget the flood affectees on the occasion.

PM Sharif also paid tribute to the martyrs of the nation who embraced martyrdom while courageously fighting against terrorism and also expressed solidarity with our Palestinian, Kashmiris, and earthquake affectees of Turkiye and Syria.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 19, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 19 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.25 345.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.09 748.09
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.44 38.84
Danish Krone DKK 39.69 40.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.64 911.64
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.31 25.61
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.87
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.08 307.58
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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