UNGA President Volkan Bozkir reaches Pakistan on three-day official visit

07:55 PM | 26 May, 2021
UNGA President Volkan Bozkir reaches Pakistan on three-day official visit

 ISLAMABAD – President of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly Volkan Bozkir arrived in Pakistan on a three-day visit at the invitation of Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi.

Bozkir reached the country after concluding his visit to Bangladesh and is set to meet top officials of Pakistan during his visit here.

Bozkir, during the three-day visit, will have detailed talks with Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Qureshi along with the country's top leaders. A wide range of political and socio-economic issues on the UN Agenda will likely to discuss during the meeting.

A statement issued by the Foreign Office in this regard stated that ‘Bozkir, the first Turkish citizen to be elected as UNGA president, will have detailed talks with the FM and will cover a wide range of political and socio-economic issues on the UN agenda.

The president-elect of the 75th session of UNGA will also deliver a talk on the Importance of Multilateralism’, it further added.

FM Qureshi, during his meeting with the UNGA president in New York, briefed him on the deteriorating human rights and humanitarian situation in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

The 70-year-old is the first Turkish national to preside over the UN General Assembly and is a former diplomat and a senior politician. He last visited Pakistan in August 2020 before taking up the prestigious position of UNGA president.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 24 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 24, 2024.

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.

On Saturday, Euro 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 - 24 February 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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