PM Imran Khan to lay foundation stone of Jalalpur Canal

04:31 PM | 25 Dec, 2019
PM Imran Khan to lay foundation stone of Jalalpur Canal

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan will lay foundation stone of Jalapur-Kundwal canal project today (Thursday).

This project will be built at the cost of Rs 48 billion and completed till 2024. The ceremony will be attended by Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, Jahangir Tareen and Fawad Chaudhry.

This mega project of irrigation came into consideration 124 years before but work was not started over it. 

The canal originating from Rasool bridge will terminate at Khushab after passing through Pind Dadan Khan.

Around 170000 acres land will be cultivated through this project. Water flow in this canal will be 1350 cusecs and 48 percent clean drinking water will be provided to 17 different villages through this project.

The expenses to be incurred on this project will be shared by Asian Development Bank and Punjab government.

About 0.55 million people from district Jhelum and Khushab will benefit from this canal.

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 22 February 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 22, 2024 (Thursday)

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 300.2 for buying and 303.2 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.6 for buying, and 354.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.2 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.45.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 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 300.2 303.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.6 354.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.2 76.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.45 75.2
Australian Dollar AUD 181.15 183.15
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.15 209.15
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 207.1 209.1
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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