Gold worth over Rs12 million stolen from Lal Shahbaz Qalandar 

05:25 PM | 22 Dec, 2023
Gold worth over Rs12 million stolen from Lal Shahbaz Qalandar 
Source: File Photo

HYDERABAD – Gold worth more than Rs12 million was stolen from the shrine of revered Sufi Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Pakistan’s Sindh province of Sehwan town, it emerged on Friday. 

Reports said the gold, which was donated by people, was theft during a period of one month. Taking notice of the incident, Caretaker Minister Umar Somroo suspended the manager of shrine and directed authorities to register case against him. 

An official told media that the managed identified as Zubair Baloch has confessed to the crime in front an inquiry committee. 

The minister has ordered the department concerned to stop the salary and pension of the suspect. He has asked the anti-corruption department to recover the stolen gold from the shrine. 

He also announced launching investigation against managers of all shrines in the province. 


Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 22 June 2024

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

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.6 for buying and 280.75 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 297 and selling rate is 299.5 while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.75.

Currency Rates in Pakistan

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.7 280.85
Euro EUR 294.3 297.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 75 75.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.85 73.6
Australian Dollar AUD 182.2 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.98 748.98
Canadian Dollar CAD 202 204
China Yuan CNY 38.4 38.8
Danish Krone DKK 40.15 40.55
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.7 917.7
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.98 172.98
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.38 26.68
Omani Riyal OMR 723.75 731.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.53 77.23
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.68 26.98
Swiss Franc CHF 315.21 317.71
Thai Bhat THB 7.59 7.74


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