Senior US official reaches Pakistan on second visit in April

01:13 PM | 23 Apr, 2018
Senior US official reaches Pakistan on second visit in April
ISLAMABAD - The United States acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells on Monday reached Pakistan on her second visit of this month, April.

Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua received the senior official of the US at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for a meeting.

Both officials discussed bilateral relations, Afghanistan issue in the meeting, a private news channel said, adding that matters regarding restricting movement of Pakistani diplomats in Washington were also discussed.

The visit of the US official comes days after a diplomat rammed his vehicle into a motorcycle by jumping a traffic signal in Islamabad, killing a youth on the spot.

Earlier, Wells visited Pakistan from March 28 to April 3. During her stay, she met Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal; Safron Minister retired Lt Gen Abdul Qadir Baloch; Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Miftah Ismail; Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua; National Security Adviser retired Lt Gen Nasser Janjua; and UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country Representative Ruven Menikdiwela.

During her visit, she opined that Pakistan could play a meaningful role, in collaboration with Washington in achieving a peaceful resolution in Afghanistan.

Wells, who winded up her seven-day tour emphasised the role Pakistan can play in Afghanistan in meeting with senior civil-military officials including Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa.



Currency Rates Today - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 25 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 25, 2024 (Thursday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279 for buying and 280.75 for selling. Euro's buying rate moved up to 301.75 and selling rate is 303.85.

British Pound rate is 356 for buying, and 360.25 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.65 and Saudi Riyal hovered at 73.90.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279 280.75
Euro EUR 301.75 303.85
UK Pound Sterling GBP 356 360.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.65 77.4
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.90 74.63
Australian Dollar AUD 184.95 186.75
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.15 749.15
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.65 205.65
China Yuan CNY 38.4 38.8
Danish Krone DKK 40.15 40.55
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.75 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.43
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 202.4 204.4
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 309.05 311.55
Thai Bhat THB 7.55 7.7


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