Literary icon Anwar Masood honoured with Tamgha-i-Imtiaz on Pakistan Day

07:42 PM | 23 Mar, 2024
Literary icon Anwar Masood honoured with Tamgha-i-Imtiaz on Pakistan Day
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ISLAMABAD – President Asif Ali Zardari on Saturday conferred Anwar Masood, who is known for his comic poetry, with Tamgha-e-Imtiaz in recognition of contribution in the respective field. 

 He was honoured with the prestigious civilian award at an investiture ceremony held at Aiwan-e-Sadr on eve of Pakistan Day. 

A moment of respect was witnessed during the ceremony when President Zardari left the stage to receive the literary icon and decorated the award on him. 

The president also gave away the awards to other trailblazers to acknowledge their services to the country. 

Hilal-i-Imtiaz was awarded to Dr Amjad Saqib for his contribution to the social sector through his non-profit organisation, Akhuwat.

The same award was conferred on former Punjab chief secretary Zahid Akhtar Zaman.


US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal Rate in Pakistan Today Open Market Rates - 15 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 15, 2024 (Monday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.8 for buying and 280.75 for selling. Euro's buying rate moves up to 301.25 and selling rate is 303.15.

British Pound rate is 355.15 for buying, and 358.65 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.5 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.65.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)       
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.8 280.75
Euro EUR 301.25 303.15
UK Pound Sterling GBP 355.15 358.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.5 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.65 74.37
Australian Dollar AUD 184.55 186.35
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741 749
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.75 205.75
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 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 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 309.15 311.65
Thai Bhat THB 7.5 7.65


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