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PM Shehbaz for providing fuel adjustment charges relief to consumers in 24 hours

12:28 PM | 26 Aug, 2022
PM Shehbaz for providing fuel adjustment charges relief to consumers in 24 hours
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ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Friday directed the authorities concerned to implement the relief announced for the electricity consumers using up to two hundred units in 24 hours.

The premier issued the directives while chairing a meeting. He said the electricity bills be reduced as per the announced relief in the given timeframe.

Shehbaz Sharif directed the staff of DISCOs to work round the clock for correction of the bills.  He said holidays of the staff be cancelled for immediate completion of this work and the report of this be presented to him.

The Prime Minister said banks should also be directed to remain open in the coming days for payment of the bills.

The meeting was informed that implementation of the relief announced by the Prime Minister for the power consumers is being ensured. He said correction of the bills of 16.6 million consumers is being done as per the relief given in the fuel price adjustment.

Meanwhile, the prime minister has constituted a high level committee to address complaints of power consumers.


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 18 April 2024

Pakistani currency continues to gain against US Dollar and other currencies on April 18, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.2 for buying and 280.3 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 18 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.2 280.3
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.25  345.65 
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25  75.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.63 747.63
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.32 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.26 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.24 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.75 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.42 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.37 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.76


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