PM Shehbaz says no difference between May 9 miscreants, terrorists  

12:42 PM | 25 May, 2023
PM Shehbaz says no difference between May 9 miscreants, terrorists  
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PESHAWAR – Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said on Thursday there was no different between those involved in May 9 attack and terrorists, saying such elements will be punished according to the law and Constitution. 

The premier was addressing a ceremony in connection with Youme-e-Takreem Shuhda at Radio Pakistan office in Peshawar, which was torched on May 9 during protests staged by PTI workers following the arrest of their party chief Imran Khan in the Al-Qadir Trust case. 

He said the miscreants set ablaze all record of over 100 years, adding that it was the building from where the world was told that Pakistan had come into being. He asserted that nations sacrificed their lives to protect their heritage.

He said Pakistan’s long-standing enemy could not think of such attacks what happened on May 9 and 10 in the country. He said perpetrators of these attacks will be punished according to the law and Constitution.

The prime minister also said it came to his knowledge that Radio Pakistan employees had not received their salaries in May, adding that he had ordered the release of funds in 48 hours.  

Earlier in the day, PM Shehbaz Sharif arrived in Peshawar and visited the Radio Pakistan building. The caretaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister, the KP governor, federal ministers, including Ishaq Dar and Marriyum Aurangzeb, and others were also present on the occasion.  


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 4 March 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on March 4, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.3 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 4 March 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.3 282.45
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89


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