Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi arrives in Karachi on final leg of Pakistan tour

06:44 PM | 23 Apr, 2024
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi arrives in Karachi on final leg of Pakistan tour
Source: Social media

KARACHI – President of Iran Dr Ebrahim Raisi reached Karachi on Tuesday for final leg of his three-day visit to Pakistan. 

 Sindh Governor Kamran Khan Tesori and Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah welcomed Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi at the airport where a red carpet was rolled out for the visiting dignitary. 

The Iranian president is flanked by his wife and a delegation. He will hold key meetings with government officials and business community during his stay. 

He reached the southern port city of Karachi after wrapping up his Lahore visit where he held meetings with Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz and Governor Baleegur Rehman. He also paid a visit to the Mazar-i-Iqbal.

In Karachi, roads from the Airport to PIDC traffic intersection, both tracks of Sharea Faisal, Shahrah-i-Quaideen, Dr Ziauddin Ahmed Road, and Guru Mandir to Garden Chowk on M.A. Jinnah Road will remain closed due to the visit of the Iranian president.

There is also a public holiday in Karachi as all educational institutions and public offices are closed in order save people from any inconvenience. 


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 23 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 23, 2024 (Thursday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.25 for buying and 280.25 for selling.

Euro moved down to 297 for buying and 300 for selling while British Pound rate is 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.45.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 23 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.25 280.25
Euro EUR 297 300
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.45 74.2
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.52 748.52
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.91
Danish Krone DKK 40.52 40.92
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.3 912.3
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.39 59.99
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.11 172.11
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.92 26.22
Omani Riyal OMR 723.46 731.46
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 26.02 26.32
Swiss Franc CHF 305.97 308.47
Thai Bhat THB 7.67 7.82


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