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PM Nawaz hands over dossier of Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir to Ban Ki-moon

03:36 AM | 22 Sep, 2016
PM Nawaz hands over dossier of Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir to Ban Ki-moon
NEW YORK - The Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday handed over a dossier of Indian state atrocities on the innocent people in the Occupied Kashmir to the UN Secretary General.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today in New York.

The Prime Minister showed to UN Secretary General the pictures of the innocent and defenseless people of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir who have been victimized through brutal use of force and atrocities at the state level.

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The UN Secretary General expressed his shock while seeing the pictures of the victims of pellets being used by Indian occupying forces.

The Prime Minister thanked UN Secretary General for his strong and supportive statements on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

He informed the UN Secretary General of the gross human rights violations being committed by India that have claimed the lives of over 100 deaths and injured thousand others during the last seventy four days in the Indian occupied Kashmir.

The indiscriminate use of pellet guns, which have blinded hundreds including women and children, is reflective of the inhuman and barbaric mindset of the Indian security forces.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that India also continues to resort to repressive measures such as curfews, incarceration of Kashmiri leaders and denial of medical treatment to the injured, especially those blinded and poisoned by pellet gunfire.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has addressed letters to the leadership of P-5 member states as well as the UN Secretary-General to draw attention of the international community to the Kashmir situation and to call upon India to immediately end violence in the Valley.

The Prime Minister also reiterated the imperative of an independent inquiry into the extra-judicial killings and a UN fact-finding mission to investigate the situation in occupied Kashmir.

The Prime Minister emphasized that India must be urged to abide by UN Security Council resolutions on Kashmir.

The UN Secretary General praised Pakistan for its prominent and active role in the United Nations and its contribution for peace and security in the world.

Usman Mujib Shami is the Executive Editor of Daily Pakistan. He did his Masters in international Business from Hult University and his Bachelors from Institute of Business Administration, Karachi.

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 24 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 24, 2024.

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.

On Saturday, Euro 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 - 24 February 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 2.10 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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