Karachi University to confer honorary doctorate degree on Iranian president

06:25 PM | 22 Apr, 2024
Karachi University to confer honorary doctorate degree on Iranian president
Source: Radio Pakistan

KARACHI – The University of Karachi will confer honorary PhD on Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi during his visit to Karachi tomorrow April 23. 

The decision was taken in a special meeting of the KU syndicate on Sunday. An official statement said all the members “unanimously approved the conferment of the Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) in the Faculty of Islamic Studies to the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Dr Seyed Ebrahim Raisi.

Sindh Governor Kamran Tessori had asked the university to award an honorary PhD degree to the visiting Iranian president.

A public holiday announced in Karachi on April 23 in view of the visit of the foreign dignitaries to the port city.

All private and public offices and educational institutions will remain closed on April 23 (Tuesday) in Karachi division. The Karachi commissioner issued a notification on Sunday. 

According to the notification, all the public and private institution to remain closed on Tuesday due to arrival of high-level foreign delegation in the port city.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 22 May 2024

 Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 22, 2024 (Wednesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.15 for buying and 280.05 for selling.

Euro moved down to 297 for buying and 300 for selling while British Pound rate is 349 for buying, and 352.5 for selling.

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

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.15 277.15
Euro EUR 297 300
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349 352.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.45 74.2
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.34 748.34
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.91
Danish Krone DKK 40.52 40.92
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.3 912.3
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.34 59.94
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.11 172.11
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.92 26.22
Omani Riyal OMR 723.13 731.13
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.98 26.28
Swiss Franc CHF 305.97 308.47
Thai Bhat THB 7.67 7.82


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