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BCCI president confirms Pakistan visit during Asia Cup 2023

01:03 PM | 27 Aug, 2023
Roger Binny
Source: Twitter

Roger Binny, President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), has confirmed his upcoming visit to Pakistan in his capacity as a BCCI representative. He will attend an official dinner hosted by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in Lahore, marking the occasion of Pakistan hosting a cricket tournament.

Binny stated, “Vice President Rajiv Shukla and I will be arriving in Pakistan on September 4.” Additionally, it is anticipated that Binny and Shukla may also be present at a match held at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium on either September 3 or 5 as part of their two-day visit, as reported by ESPNCricinfo.

The sports news agency noted that an official invitation was extended to the top officials of the BCCI, including Binny, by Zaka Ashraf, the current chairman of the PCB managing committee, on August 15. It was further confirmed that high-ranking representatives from all participating teams, including the BCCI, have accepted the invitation.

Binny expressed his willingness to visit Pakistan, stating, “I have no hesitation in going to Pakistan. My previous visits to Pakistan have been memorable, and Pakistanis are known for their hospitality.” He expressed hope that his visit would contribute positively to the cricketing relations between India and Pakistan.

Furthermore, Binny emphasized the significance of matches between India and Pakistan, stating that they surpass even the Ashes in importance and viewership. “Matches between Pakistan and India hold great significance in the world of cricket,” he remarked.

It’s noteworthy that Binny’s visit to Pakistan for the Asia Cup marks his first trip to the country in 18 years. His last visit was in 2005 when he attended the Asian Cricket Council camp.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 22 February 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 22, 2024 (Thursday)

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300.2 for buying and 303.2 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.6 for buying, and 354.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.2 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.45.

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

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300.2 303.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.6 354.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.2 76.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.45 75.2
Australian Dollar AUD 181.15 183.15
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.15 209.15
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
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 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.1 209.1
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08

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