Pakistan honors Iranian president with renaming of Islamabad Highway to Iran Avenue

12:19 PM | 22 Apr, 2024
Pakistan honors Iranian president with renaming of Islamabad Highway to Iran Avenue
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ISLAMABAD – The government of Pakistan has changed the name of Eleventh Avenue to Iran Avenue.

The Eleventh Avenue in capital has been named Iran Avenue as per the federal government’s decision. Earlier, federal cabinet approved the change of name on the CDA summary through circulation.

The development comes as Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi arrived in Pakistan along with high level delegation on officials visit.

Federal Minister Riaz Pirzada along with senior civil and military officials received Iranian President in Pakistan.  

President Raisi and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif interacred at a meeting in Islamabad today discussed ways and means to promote bilateral relations and enhance cooperation in various fields of mutual interest.

In his remarks, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said the entire Pakistani nation welcomes the visit of the Iranian President saying it is the first visit of a head of a state after the general elections in Pakistan.

The Iranian President expressed gratitude to the Prime Minister for the warm welcome accorded to him.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 21 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 21, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.7 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro moved up to 298 for buying and 301 for selling while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

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

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 May 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 298 301
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.80
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739 747.8
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.53 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.65 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 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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