43 Pakistani prisoners to return home, confirms minister

07:55 PM | 24 May, 2024
43 Pakistani prisoners to return home, confirms minister

ISLAMABAD - As many as 43 Pakistani prisoners stranded in Sri Lanka would be returning home soon, it emerged on Friday.  

In this regard, Federal Minister for Interior, Minister Mohsin Naqvi, held a meeting with the Sri Lanka High Commissioner in Islamabad and discussed the issue at length. 

During the meeting, it was agreed that the immediate return of the prisoners would take place; the modalities in this regard would be finalized soon so that the Pakistanis could unite with their loved ones.

Speaking on this occasion, Mohsin Naqvi said that the arrangements for the repatriation of Pakistani prisoners will be finalized in a few days.

The Sri Lankan High Commissioner also assured the minister of all possible cooperation for the release of Pakistani prisoners.

After the assurance of release, Mohsin Naqvi thanked the Sri Lankan High Commissioner for the cooperation.

Besides the issue of the release of prisoners, the two leaders also agreed to increase cooperation in security and anti-narcotics.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 19, 2024 (Wednesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.50 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 349.7 for buying, and 353.25 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.80.

Forex Rates 

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
Euro EUR 296.00 299.00
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.70 353.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80 75.60
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.80 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182.00 184.00
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.18 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 204.00 206.00
China Yuan CNY 38.43 38.83
Danish Krone DKK 40.18 40.58
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.90 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.30 59.90
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.79 172.79
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.97 26.27
Omani Riyal OMR 723.88 731.88
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203.65 205.65
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 311.90 314.40
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73


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