PM Imran okays first-ever drone policy of Pakistan

12:31 PM | 22 Dec, 2020
PM Imran okays first-ever drone policy of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday has given the approval to set up a Drone Regulatory Authority for the effective use of remote-control supervision technology in diverse fields.

Minister for Science and Technology Chaudhry Fawad Hussain briefed Prime Minister Imran Khan regarding the formulation of the maiden policy.

The premier said that technology could be very useful in agriculture, urban planning, security, and law and order. He directed to set up a committee to devise a legislative and regulatory authority in this regard.

Fawad also shared the development on his Twitter handle. He wrote "PM @ImranKhanPTI has given the go-ahead to formulate the first-ever Drone Policy of Pakistan, the new policy will allow Drone production and especially the agriculture Drone manufacturing industry will get a huge boost, Import of sophisticated drones will also be allowed.”

Earlier in July, a large number of locusts invaded agricultural fields across Pakistan that risked food security. Pakistan developed drones that are used to spray insecticides and pesticides on the fields.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates Today - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 22 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 22, 2024 (Monday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.15 for buying and 280.85 for selling. Euro's buying rate remains stable at 301.25 and selling rate is 303.25.

British Pound rate is 354.75 for buying, and 358.25 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.4 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.60.

Currency Rates Today

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.15 280.85
Euro EUR 301.25 303.25
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354.75 358.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.40 77.15
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.60 74.32
Australian Dollar AUD 184.75 186.55
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.15 749.15
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.50 205.50
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.70 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 36.05 36.05
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202.00 204.00
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 309.05 311.55
Thai Bhat THB 7.50 7.65


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