Acclaimed spy-fiction novelist Mazhar Kaleem passes away at 75

11:26 AM | 26 May, 2018
Acclaimed spy-fiction novelist Mazhar Kaleem passes away at 75
MULTAN-  Today's morning broke sad news of the death of the great Pakistani novelist ' Mazhar Kaleem' at Multan, his hometown.

Mazhar Kaleem was a Pakistani novelist chiefly known for his Imran Series novels in the Urdu language.  The 'Imran Series' writing was being started by Ibn e Saafi and gradually, Mazhar Kaleem introduced more characters to the stories and added more content.

His funeral prayers would be offered at 1.30 P.M today (Saturday) at the Abdali mosque, Multan.

Mazhar Kaleem has been an author of more than 500 books and novels throughout his lifetime; he as also written many stories for children.

Kaleem was known for writing the Imran Series. He was the anchorperson of a Saraiki radio talk show from Radio Multan, "Jamhoor-de-Awaz".

The literary giant was a lawyer who was elected Senior Vice-President of Multan Bar Council as well.

Some of the famous book titles by the great novelist are as under:

Makazonga, Sabolate Aager, Shogi Pama, Double White,  Kaya Palat,  Shalmaak, Bagop,  Khamoash Cheikhein, Calendar Killer, Ganja Bhikari, Ladies Secret Service (Imran Fareedi Series), Black Prince, Aika Baan, Hara Kari.

After, Madeeha Gauhar, the sudden death news of Mazhar Kaleem is another huge loss to the art and literary society of Pakistan.  Rest in Peace Mr. Mazhar!


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 29 Feb 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 29, 2024 (Thursday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.1 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352 for buying, and 355.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.3.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 29 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.1 282.35
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.3 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.11 751.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.69 41.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.32 916.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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