Lt Gen (r) Ishfaq Nadeem passes away

11:31 PM | 24 Sep, 2021
Lt Gen (r) Ishfaq Nadeem passes away

Lieutenant General (Retired) Ishfaq Nadeem passed away due to a cardiac arrest on Friday.

He was a close companion of former Army Chief General Raheel Sharif. 

In 2013, when General Raheel Sharif took charge as army chief of Pakistan, he immediately appointed General Ishfaq Nadeem as chief of general staff. 

His services for the Pakistan Army are innumerable. However, he mainly served as director general of Military Operations and the Chief of General Staff.

It is a less known fact that he was the mastermind and core power behind the Zarb-e-Azb Operation. 

The Zarb-e-Azb Operation was the largest and most successful military operation that freed Pakistan from terrorism. 

At the time of this operation, General Ishfaq Nadeem was appointed director-general of military operations. The entire operation became successful under his command.

Gen Ishfaq belonged to 34-AK and he commanded a strike infantry division. He also led a successful military operation in Swat. He was also Chief of Staff of Strike Corps Mangla as Brigadier and was rated as one of the finest soldiers in the Pakistan Army.

Belonging to Nila (Chakwal), Gen Ishfaq was born in the family of highly respected Ahmed Khan Qureshi, who was on the engineering side of Radio Pakistan until his retirement.

Ishfaq had done Staff College Camberley and was an outstanding officer with exceptional grades.

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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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