Govt making sincere efforts to strengthen economy: Ayesha Ghaus

10:18 AM | 26 Mar, 2016
Govt making sincere efforts to strengthen economy: Ayesha Ghaus
LAHORE (Staff Report) - Provincial Minister for Finance, Dr. Ayesha Ghaus Pasha on Friday said the government was making sincere efforts to strengthen economy and overcoming different challenges.

Addressing a seminar here, she said that projects like hydel, wind and coal power plant at provincial level were serious efforts by the government to overcome problems.

The Minister said promotion of tax culture was need of the hour but it did not mean that more burden be put on the poor people.

Referring to complaints of business community of Chamber of Commerce and problems of the industrial sector, Dr. Ayesha Ghaus Pasha said that aim of visiting the chamber again and again was resolution of problems of traders and assurance of government cooperation.

She said that promotion of local industries was an integral part of government policy adding that government was introducing a best system of internal audit of provincial departments.

Vice Chairman Liaison Committee Lahore Tax Bar Umer Zaheer Mir, Prof. of Economics University of entral Punjab Dr. Qais Aslam, Columnist Mujahid Mansoori and Director Hamid Nizami Absar Abdul Ali also addressed the seminar. Senior Vice President Chamber of Commerce Almaas Haider, President Nasir Saeed and other members were also present on the occasion.

The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.


Currency Rates in Pakistan - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 18 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 18, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.50 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 349.7 for buying, and 353.25 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.80.

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
Euro EUR 296.00 299.00
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.70 353.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80 75.60
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.80 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182.00 184.00
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.18 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 204.00 206.00
China Yuan CNY 38.43 38.83
Danish Krone DKK 40.18 40.58
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.90 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.30 59.90
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.79 172.79
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.97 26.27
Omani Riyal OMR 723.88 731.88
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203.65 205.65
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 311.90 314.40
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73


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