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ISI brigadier martyred in Waziristan gun battle

10:04 AM | 22 Mar, 2023
ISI brigadier martyred in Waziristan gun battle
Source: social media

PESHAWAR – A brigadier of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) embraced martyrdom during an encounter with terrorists in the country’s mountainous region neighboring Afghanistan, the military’s media wing said.

In a statement, the Inter-Services Public Relations said Brigadier Mustafa Kamal Barki of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) was martyred on Tuesday while seven other members got injured including two critically wounded during an encounter against the militants.

The shootout was held in the Angoor Adda locality of South Waziristan where Brigadier Mustafa Kamal Barki encountered the hardcore terrorists.

ISPR said the late brigadier and his squad put up a valiant resistance against the hardcore militants during the encounter and sacrificed life for the motherland.

The statement maintained that "Defence forces of Pakistan and intelligence agencies pledge to reaffirm and demonstrate firm resolve to eliminate the menace of terrorism from every inch of the country."

It was reported that the late ISI official was instrumental in eradicating militants responsible for vicious assaults in Pakistan, including the Army Public School (APS) attack.

Condolences started pouring in on the demise of Brigadier Mustafa Kamal Barki. The former prime minister and PTI chief expressed sorrow over the sad demise.

Earlier this year, two ISI officials including Director Naveed Sadiq Sial and Inspector Nasir Abbas embraced martyrdom in a terror incident in Khanewal.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 26 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 26, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 26 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94

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