Border security operations intensify as Pak forces target terrorist infiltration from Afghanistan: ISPR

29 militants gunned down in month amid surge in cross border attacks

11:21 AM | 22 May, 2024
Border security operations intensify as Pak forces target terrorist infiltration from Afghanistan: ISPR
Source: ISPR

RAWALPINDI – Pakistani security forces have intensifed border operations as militants attempting to infiltrate Pak-Afghan border from the neighboring country, ISPR said.

A press release shared by military's media urged Kabul to effectively manage its border and deny the use of its soil to terrorists.

Armed forces noted a sharp rise in terrorist attacks originating from Afghan soil, with terrorists attempting to infiltrate through Pakistan-Afghanistan border to target security forces and innocent civilians.

It said security forces have been conducting operations in various areas along this border, including the general area of Sambaza in Zhob District of Balochistan since April 21, 2024. At least 29 terrorists have been killed over the past month in operations.

ISPR mentioned May 14 intelligence-based operation in which Major Babar Khan was martyred while bravely fighting. Security forces remain determined and committed to securing the borders and ensuring the safety of its citizens against terrorism.

Pakistan repeatedly urged the Interim Afghan Government to implement effective border management on their side and fulfill its obligations by preventing terrorists from using Afghan soil for attacks against Pakistan.

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 20 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 20, 2024 (Thursday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.50 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 349.7 for buying, and 353.25 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.80.

Forex Rates

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
Euro EUR 296.00 299.00
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.70 353.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80 75.60
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.80 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182.00 184.00
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.18 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 204.00 206.00
China Yuan CNY 38.43 38.83
Danish Krone DKK 40.18 40.58
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.90 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.30 59.90
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.79 172.79
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.97 26.27
Omani Riyal OMR 723.88 731.88
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203.65 205.65
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 311.90 314.40
Thai Baht THB 7.58 7.73


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