Punjab CM announces Rs13b package for Faisalabad

07:16 PM | 25 Aug, 2020
Punjab CM announces Rs13b package for Faisalabad

FAISALABAD – Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that a Rs13 billion package is being announced for improvement of road infrastructure, clean drinking water and other uplift schemes in the Faisalabad district.

Buzdar told the media that development projects would be completed with the consultation of parliamentarians. He said that resolving all outstanding issues confronting the people of the district was among his top most priorities for which practical measures were being taken.

Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Railways Mian Farrukh Habib, MPA Khyal Kastro and other parliamentarians were present during the CM's daylong visit to the city at Circuit House on Tuesday.

Buzdar said all available funds of local governments are being de-frozen in the Punjab province and a new era of development and prosperity would start in rural and urban areas with these funds.

He said that 187-kanal land had been identified for establishing a journalist colony in the district for provision of residential facilities to the journalist community. The notification in this regard will be issued soon, he said.

The CM said that today all issues related to different departments including WASA, PHA, Health, education, roads infrastructure and others have been discussed one-by-one in detail by his team and the same would be resolved on priority basis.

Funds of Rs 500 million have been released for the Kashmir bridge underpass and directed for its early completion, Buzdar said, adding that funds of Rs 500 million have also been released for completion of Haseeb Shaheed Hospital.

Soon after his arrival, the Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar inaugurated the Lyallpur Art & Craft gallery at Chenab Club Chowk.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 20 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remained largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 20, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.05 for buying and 282.1 for selling.

On Tuesday, Euro stands at 301 for buying and 304 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.4 for buying, and 355.4 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.55 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.2.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.05 282.1
Euro EUR 301 304
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.4 355.4
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.55 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 180 182
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.12 751.12
Canadian Dollar CAD 206.5 208.5
China Yuan CNY 38.84 39.24
Danish Krone DKK 40.24 40.64
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.48 3.59
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 906.33 915.33
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.1 172.1
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.75 733.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 207
Swedish Korona SEK 26.85 27.15
Swiss Franc CHF 315.64 318.14
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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