Saudi citizen kidnapped from Islamabad’s F-8

10:03 AM | 22 Apr, 2024
Saudi citizen kidnapped from Islamabad’s F-8
Source: File Photo

ISLAMABAD – Police in Pakistan’s capital lodged an FIR as foreign national was abducted on Sunday.

Margalla police station in capital registered FIR on complaint of Saudi embassy official. The report named Abdul Wahid Shahid Khan as accused who abducted Hanan Abdullah al-Bashar, a Saudi national.

The incident raised concerns about safety of foreign citizens in federal capital, leading to increased vigilance from local authorities and diplomatic missions.

Saudi embassy is closely monitoring the situation and collaborating with Pakistani law enforcement to secure the safe return of their national.

Earlier, a senior officer of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Rehmatullah Khan went missing in Rawalpindi.

The kidnappers demanded a large ransom of Rs10 million from the family of the officer. Muhammad Shafiq, the brother-in-law of the abducted person, filed an FIR for the kidnapping.

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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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