Pakistani tailor wins heart of US ex-President George W Bush with stitching skills

09:46 AM | 26 Nov, 2018
Pakistani tailor wins heart of US ex-President George W Bush with stitching skills
KARACHI - Achieving distinction in the field has been a dream of almost every human being irrespective of what profession he/she has chosen.

The same happened with a Pakistani tailor, a profession not given importance in the society, who have won hearts of foreigners just because of his quality stitching.

Sarfraz Akbar, who runs a tailor shop named Ambassador in Zamzama, Karachi, was flown to the US through a private jet to assist with the wardrobe of George Walker Bush, the former president of the US, read a Facebook post.

The Karachi-based tailor, who has stitched dresses for various renowned personalities in the US, has also earned praises from Bush for his magnificent work.

Pakistan's social media users also praised Akbar for achieving a distinguished customer. A user named Yousuf Marvi wrote, "It is such a good feeling to know - that my tailor is going places. He is an amazing guy!".


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 22 May 2024

 Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 22, 2024 (Wednesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.15 for buying and 280.05 for selling.

Euro moved down to 297 for buying and 300 for selling while British Pound rate is 349 for buying, and 352.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.15 277.15
Euro EUR 297 300
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349 352.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.45 74.2
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.34 748.34
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.91
Danish Krone DKK 40.52 40.92
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.3 912.3
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.34 59.94
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.11 172.11
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.92 26.22
Omani Riyal OMR 723.13 731.13
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.98 26.28
Swiss Franc CHF 305.97 308.47
Thai Bhat THB 7.67 7.82


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