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Karachi: Women to avail free Pink Bus service for two months

06:27 PM | 22 Apr, 2024
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In a progressive move aimed at enhancing women's accessibility and safety in public transit, the Sindh government inaugurated two new routes for its women-exclusive pink bus service, accompanied by a generous announcement of two months of complimentary travel.

Led by People's Party Member of Sindh Assembly, Faryal Talpur, a ceremonious event unveiled the new routes, designated as 'R3' and 'R9', eliciting an enthusiastic response from commuters. Route 'R3' spans from Chowrangi North Karachi to Nasir Jump Korangi, while 'R9' connects Gulshan-e-Hadid to Tower, promising improved connectivity across diverse locales of the bustling metropolis.

Marking the occasion, ten new pink buses were introduced to augment the service's fleet, symbolizing the government's steadfast commitment to prioritizing women's safety and convenience in public transit. Notably, the government's goodwill gesture extends to offering two months of complimentary travel exclusively for female commuters utilizing the pink bus service.

Moreover, the event underscored symbolic empowerment as Faryal Talpur awarded licenses to four women drivers, signaling progressive strides towards gender inclusion and employment opportunities within the transportation sector.

In her address, Faryal Talpur commended the collaborative efforts of Senior Transport Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon and the provincial government, expressing appreciation for their unwavering dedication to advancing women's welfare and mobility in Karachi.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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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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