Punjab government to cover veteran actor Rashid Mehmood's medical expenses

10:12 PM | 25 May, 2023
Punjab government to cover veteran actor Rashid Mehmood's medical expenses
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LAHORE – Rashid Mehmood is a highly acclaimed senior actor in the entertainment industry. He is widely recognized for his exceptional talent and contributions to the field of acting. With a distinguished career spanning several decades, Rashid Mehmood has garnered immense respect and admiration for his remarkable performances on screen. 

In response to the illness of the esteemed senior actor, the Punjab government has taken swift action and announced its commitment to cover all the expenses related to his treatment.

Caretaker information minister Amir Mir, recognizing the significance of Rashid Mehmood's contributions to the entertainment industry, has directed the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to ensure that the senior actor receives immediate and necessary medical attention at the government's expense.

Mir also emphasized that Rashid Mehmood holds a revered position as a senior actor, and no efforts will be spared to facilitate his treatment. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Punjab has been instructed to ensure that Rashid Mehmood receives the best possible care.

Ali Nawaz Malik, the Punjab Information Secretary, further confirmed that Rashid Mehmood's treatment will be prioritized following the instructions received from Provincial Minister Amir Mir. The government is fully committed to supporting the senior actor during this challenging time.

His notable work has earned him prestigious accolades, including the Presidential Award, further solidifying his status as a revered figure in the industry.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 21, 2024 (Wednesday).

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 for buying and 303 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 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 300 303
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
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 207 209
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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