CM Buzdar orders to check fire safety measures across Punjab

04:24 PM | 24 Oct, 2020
CM Buzdar orders to check fire safety measures across Punjab

LAHORE – Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Friday has directed the home department to check fire safety arrangements in buildings, shopping malls and commercial plazas.

Commissioner, the deputy commissioner has notified with a circular which directs to conduct a wide-ranging survey all over Punjab.

As per the directions issued, fire safety arrangements will be checked by survey teams consisting of additional deputy commissioner (revenue), Rescue 1122 district officer, civil defence officer, district officer (industries) and the representative of housing department/development authorities.

The management of all such buildings needs to keep fire safety equipment functional along with making arrangements for safe emergency exit.

Similarly, the administration will also be responsible for keeping the firefighting system operational, the concerned authorities and civil defence officials will be bound to regularly monitor the fire-fighting arrangements and submit reports to the CM office.

The chief minister also chaired a meeting for the rehabilitation of Hafeez Centre and directed that a mechanism be devised within three days to take steps for compensation of the losses.

Provincial Finance Minister Hashim Jawan Bakht, the finance and information secretaries and the deputy commissioner attended the meeting.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 4 March 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on March 4, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.3 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 4 March 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.3 282.45
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89


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