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Pakistan-Sri Lanka Trade and Investment Conference begins tomorrow

11:21 PM | 23 Feb, 2021
Pakistan-Sri Lanka Trade and Investment Conference begins tomorrow

ISLAMABAD – The Ministry of Commerce and the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan will organise Pakistan- Sri Lanka Trade and Investment Conference in Colombo on Wednesday.

Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is on two-day official visit to Sri Lanka and his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa are expected to attend the event. 

However, Advisor to Pakistan's Prime Minster on Commerce and Investment and Sri Lankan Trade Minister will attend the conference.

Pakistan's Secretary Commerce and Chairman board of Investment will give presentations on Pakistan's trade and investment potential, according to a TDAP press release here Tuesday.

The conference is aimed at promoting the trade and investment between the two countries as trading partners. It is a step forward towards further cementing the bilateral ties especially on economic front.

Around 40 leading Pakistani businessmen are accompanying the prime minister. In the backdrop of COVID protocols, the Pakistan mission in Colombo has invited 200 top businessmen and investors from Sri Lanka to the conference , which is first of its kind in Sri Lanka.

On the sidelines, business-to-business talks will be held which will provide an opportunity to the two business communities representing key sectors like textile, pharmaceutical, construction, information technology , agri and food, tourism, footwear, hospitality and tourism to engage in effective B2B meetings for enhanced cooperation.

This is the fourth high level engagement between Pakistan and Sri Lanka witnessed in last few months since the 6th Foreign Secretary Level Bilateral Political Consultations in December 2020, followed by the 12th Session of Joint Economic Commission.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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