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Karachi traffic plan for April 23, 2024: Roads closed ahead of Iranian President's visit

05:19 PM | 22 Apr, 2024
Karachi traffic plan for April 23, 2024

In anticipation of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi's upcoming visit to Karachi, the city's Traffic Police have outlined a traffic plan for April 23, aimed at ensuring public safety and smooth traffic flow.

According to the plan, several roads will be temporarily closed to facilitate the high-profile visit.

Club Road, spanning from PIDC to Metropole, will be completely closed for traffic, as announced by the traffic authorities. Similarly, Ziauddin Road will experience closures from Khajoor Chowk to PIDC, with complete closure from the light signal to PIDC Chowk.

To redirect traffic effectively, vehicles coming from Sultanabad Road are advised to utilize Dr. Ziauddin Road to reach Ivan Sadar Road via Khajoor Chowk. For commuters from Shahrae Faisal to Sultanabad, a left turn at Club Chowk is recommended. Additionally, those traveling from Khaliq-ul-Zaman Road and Ghazri should take a right turn at Ziauddin light signal towards Fawara Chowk and Awan Sadar. Similarly, individuals coming from Shaheen Complex should turn right at Khajoor Chowk.

These closures are implemented in light of the Iranian President's visit, scheduled from April 22 to April 24, marking the first visit by any foreign leader after Pakistan's recent general elections. President Raisi's itinerary includes meetings with key Pakistani leadership, visits to Lahore and Karachi, and engagements with provincial authorities.

In view of the high-profile visit, a public holiday has been declared in Karachi on April 23, further underscoring the significance of the occasion. Authorities remain on high alert, ensuring all necessary measures are in place to accommodate the visiting dignitary and maintain public safety throughout the duration of the visit.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 19 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 18, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro stands at 297 for buying and 299.5 for selling while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 352 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 297 299.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 352
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 747.77 755.77
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.49 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.25 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.96 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Baht THB 7.57 7.72

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