KP allocates Rs5m for first model Sikh school in Peshawar

03:46 PM | 25 Jun, 2019
KP allocates Rs5m for first model Sikh school in Peshawar
PESHAWAR – The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government has allocated Rs5 million for construction of a model school for children of Sikh Community in order to provide quality education facilities to students of minorities.

The school would be built at Mohallah Jogan Shah in the heart of Peshawar city, where children of Sikh community would be provided free education facilities with quality infrastructure, according to budget documents.

The new school would be first of its kind to be built by the KP government and run by the Sikh community elders.

Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has already approved the proposed scheme that would be constructed by Auqaf and Religious Affairs Department.

Following the completion of construction work, the school would be handed over to the local community.

The Sikh community has lauded the government efforts for the education of their children and hoped that the school would soon be constructed.

They termed it a landmark decision of PTI Government that would help provide quality education to Sikh students at their doorsteps besides saving their time and money while going to schools located in other areas.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


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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