CAA directs Afghanistan-bound flights to 'Fly at own risk': Here's latest NOTAM

07:47 PM | 25 Nov, 2023
CAA directs Afghanistan-bound flights to 'Fly at own risk': Here's latest NOTAM

ISLAMABAD - Flights originating from Afghanistan and entering Pakistan's airspace would have to comply with the latest guidelines, it emerged on Saturday.

The Civil Aviation Authority has issued a NOTAM (Notice to Airmen) according to which the air traffic service in Afghanistan is suspended, alerting the Afghanistan-bound flights to enter at their own risk.

The NOTAM states that all flights entering Pakistan's airspace from Afghanistan are required to inform the air traffic control 15 minutes in advance; the Authority has also issued a frequency for flights originating from Afghanistan and entering Pakistan. 

As part of the guidelines, it has also been announced that Afghanistan-bound flights from the East would be guided by the Islamabad Flight Information Region though Karachi and Lahore Flight Information Region would also guide the pilots.

All the carriers have been informed to comply with the directives.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 24 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 24, 2024.

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.

On Saturday, Euro 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 - 24 February 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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