Govt fully believes in democratic norms and principles, says PM Imran

08:40 AM | 24 Oct, 2019
Govt fully believes in democratic norms and principles, says PM Imran
ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that present government fully believes in democratic norms and principles and that is why it has constituted a negotiating team to hold talks with the opposition.

Talking to senior journalists and anchorpersons in Islamabad, he said the opposition enjoys full liberty to exercise its democratic right. However, this right should be used in accordance with the country's law, constitution and the decisions of higher judiciary.

The Prime Minister said media is also a stakeholder in the country's progress and development. He said the government will welcome support of the media to bring stability in the country and meet current challenges.

Talking about economy, the Prime Minister said with the economic indicators depicting improvement, the government's efforts to stabilize the country's economy has started bringing positive results.

He asked the media to play its role in highlighting such positive economic indicators for strengthening the confidence of investors, the Radio Pakistan reported.

Expressing the government's commitment in highlighting the Kashmir issue at international forums, the Prime Minister said the government would continue to make every possible effort to expose the Indian government's atrocities against the innocent people of Occupied Kashmir internationally.

Imran Khan said it is due to the government's efforts that the Kashmir issue has been internationalized as the foreign media is also highlighting the situation in the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

Responding to a question about the health of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Imran Khan said he has already issued directives to provide the best medical care to him.

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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