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Highlights of Kartarpur Corridor Agreement between Pakistan, India

04:50 PM | 24 Oct, 2019
Highlights of Kartarpur Corridor Agreement between Pakistan, India
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan and India on Thursday signed an agreement on the operationalisation of Kartarpur Corridor to facilitate the Sikh community to visit the final resting place of Baba Guru Nanak in Narowal, ahead of his upcoming 550th birth anniversary celebrations.

The highlights of the agreement signed by Director General South Asia and SAARC Dr Muhammad Faisal and Joint Secretary India's Ministry of Home Affairs S C L Das at Zero Point near Pak-India border, are as under:

HIGHLIGHTS:

-Travel to be visa-free
-Valid Indian passport required for identity. Passport to be scanned, not stamped
-Overseas Indians allowed on Indian Origin Card
-5,000 pilgrims permitted each day with exception of additional provision on special days including Gurpurab, Besakhi etc
-Corridor to remain operational 24/7 throughout the year, except on notified days or exigencies
- Opening hours from dawn to dusk; pilgrims to return the same day
-USD 20 service fee to be charged per pilgrim
- Pilgrims allowed to travel as individuals or in groups, and even on foot
- India to convey pilgrims' list to Pakistan 10 days ahead of travel date
-Both countries to constitute Joint Working Group for the facilitation of agreement's implementation
-Agreement to remain valid for five years unless terminated earlier; extension with mutual consent in writing
-Pakistan Rangers and India's Border Security Force at designated nodal points to deal with emergencies including pilgrims' medical evacuation
-Early construction of a bridge at Budhi Ravi Channel, facilitation centres and security-check counters for hassle-free movement of pilgrims.

Associated Press of Pakistan Corporation (APPC) - Pakistan's Premier News Agency

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Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 25 Feb 2024 forex rates

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 25, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 25 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
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 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94

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