Pakistani-American Adeel Rana makes history as first deputy inspector in NYPD

04:36 PM | 24 Dec, 2021
Pakistani-American Adeel Rana makes history as first deputy inspector in NYPD

NEW YORK – Adeel Rana has etched his name in history books as first Pakistani origin deputy inspector in New York Police Department (NYPD).

Rana, who previously held the position of Precinct Commanding Officer, was elevated on Wednesday.  Pakistan Embassy in the US also shared the development in a tweet, felicitating Rana for the attainment.

NYPD department Muslim Officers Society also took to the microblogging platform to share a clip from the ceremony in which he was promoted to the rank of deputy inspector.

In the clip, many of his co-workers of the US law enforcement agency in attendance could be heard cheering as he was named deputy inspector.

The new deputy inspector of NYPD also made history in 2020 when he became the first Muslim American to be appointed as a Precinct Commanding Officer. Expressing joy over the advancement, he said it was an honor to be able to lead some of the best men and women from a great department.

NYPD Muslim Officers Society, an organization that represents Muslim Americans in Law Enforcement also commended Rana’s performance in force.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 21, 2024 (Wednesday).

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 for buying and 303 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 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 300 303
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
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 207 209
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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