Dying woman saves three people's lives by donating liver and kidneys

11:41 PM | 25 Nov, 2023
Dying woman saves three people's lives by donating liver and kidneys
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A dying woman in Rawalpindi saved three people's lives by donating her vital organs, liver and kidneys. 

Doctors at Rawalpindi's Safari Hospital transplanted the kidneys donated by the dying woman into two patients, giving them a new lease of life.

Rifat Zartaj wrote a will before her death about donating her vital organs. Her liver was transplanted into patient Omar Khayyam at the PKLI. Her kidneys were transplanted into 28-year-old Ahsan Jameel and 50-year-old Major Rukhsana.

Zartaj's brother Dr. Fahad Abbas said, "Rifat Zartaj had made a will to donate her organs in 2012." Her daughter Dr. Noor Al Huda said that doctors at the Safari Hospital fulfilled her mother's wish.

Doctor's said the patients who had the liver and kidney transplants were recovering.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 27 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar in the open market on February 27, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 76.7.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 27 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.56 40.96
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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