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PCB unveils central contracts for women cricketers with enhanced compensation

07:19 PM | 25 Jun, 2019
PCB unveils central contracts for women cricketers with enhanced compensation
LAHORE - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced attractive and incentive-based 12-month central contracts for 10 elite women cricketers on Tuesday which will come into effect from July 1.

Previously, six-month contracts were signed with the players, however, the cricket board has jacked up the retainer remuneration of Category A by 20 percent.

Category A includes Nida Dar and Sana Mir while 18.5 per cent increase for Category B has been announced which includes players: Aliya Riaz, Bismah Maroof, Javeria Wadood, Nashra Sandhu, Sidra Ameen and Sidra Nawaz.

The players falling in Category-C would get an 18 percent increase in compensation; Diana Baig and Nahida Khan comprise the category.

In a bid to bridge the difference between men and women cricketers, the PCB has also increased the daily allowances by 100 percent during camps in Pakistan and 50 percent rise in daily allowances whilst on foreign tours.

Moreover, the PCB has also confirmed business class travel on all international flights of more than five hours.

To improve the outlook of domestic  tournaments, the PCB has also introduced a match fee of PKR10,000 per match for all cricketers to attract fresh talent in the game.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 25 Feb 2024 forex rates

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 25, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 25 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
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 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94

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