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Osman Khalid Butt pens note for Noor Mukadam on 30th birth anniversary

03:59 PM | 24 Oct, 2023
Osman Khalid Butt pens note for Noor Mukadam on 30th birth anniversary
Source: Instagram

Actor Osman Khalid Butt has posted a heartfelt message on X (formerly known as Twitter) in honour of what would have been Noor Mukadam's 30th birthday. Noor Mukadam, a victim of gender-based violence, was remembered in a seminar attended by the Balu Mahi star, alongside her close friends and family.

Osman shared a poignant portrait of Noor and expressed, "Today would have marked Noor Mukadam's 30th birthday." He went on to say, "Rather than celebrating this milestone with her, her family, loved ones, civil society members, ambassadors, diplomats, and former members of the National Assembly gathered for a seminar to address the persistent issues of femicide and gender-based violence."

In a subsequent tweet, the actor implored, "Let us take a moment to pray for Noor, her family, and all the women and girls in Pakistan who have suffered from brutal violence. Justice must prevail, and, God willing, it will." Osman concluded, "Though you may no longer be with us, Noor, you continue to live on in our hearts."

The Mukadam family's account, Justice for Noor, also paid tribute to their "beautiful Noor" on X, stating, "Happy Birthday to our beautiful Noor. You may be out of sight, but you are never far from our hearts."

Last year, Osman had participated in a demonstration advocating for justice for Noor. In a video widely circulated on social media, he spoke about Noor's exceptional talent and her inherent kindness and goodness. He described her as pure of heart and beautiful both inside and out, adding that everyone who knew her could attest to her being the brightest and the best among them.

Tragically, Noor Mukadam, aged 27, was discovered murdered at Zahir Jaffer's residence in Islamabad's upscale Sector F-7/4 on July 20, 2021. Zahir was later convicted and sentenced to the death penalty for brutally taking her life. An interim charge sheet submitted in court on September 9 revealed that the police believed Zahir's father was complicit in the murder and had knowledge of the heinous act.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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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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