PIA plane carrying 2m Covid vaccine doses reaches Pakistan

08:04 PM | 23 May, 2021
PIA plane carrying 2m Covid vaccine doses reaches Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – A PIA plane carrying 2 million doses of Sinovac vaccine reached Pakistan Sunday evening, according to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).

This consignment is purchased by Pakistan from China, the top coronavirus monitoring body said in a tweet. With the arrival of this consignment, total 11 million vaccines have been received by Pakistan.

In a statement, the National Command and Operation Centre has urged masses to follow safe tourism policy as restrictions ease on tourism from tomorrow (Monday).

A special session was held in Islamabad on Sunday, with National Coordinator Lt General Hamood uz Zaman Khan in the chair.

The forum asked public to strictly adhere to health guidelines and safety protocols to curb coronavirus spread.

The meeting was briefed that a comprehensive monitoring mechanism has been devised to ensure that the SOPs are being implemented in true letter and spirit.

The forum also reviewed the inbound travel policy. It was informed that the Category C list of the countries, having mutated version or variant of Covid-19 prevailing with more lethal and contagious form of the disease, has been revised with addition of certain other countries, which would be implemented from Wednesday.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 22 February 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 22, 2024 (Thursday)

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300.2 for buying and 303.2 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.6 for buying, and 354.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.2 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.45.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300.2 303.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.6 354.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.2 76.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.45 75.2
Australian Dollar AUD 181.15 183.15
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.15 209.15
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
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 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.1 209.1
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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