Life of First Muslim woman PM Benazir Bhutto in pictures

03:51 PM | 27 Dec, 2021
Life of First Muslim woman PM Benazir Bhutto in pictures

The first woman elected Prime Minister in a Muslim nation who led Pakistan twice is being remembered on the 14th death anniversary today.

The eldest daughter of ZA Bhutto was born on June 21, 1953. BB with brother and father in 1955.

Benazir with brother Murtaza, Shahnawaz, and sister Sanam.

Young and glamorous BB at Oxford, in 1975. She graduated from Harvard, and moved to Oxford where she studied philosophy, economics and politics.

Benazir while leading a Movement for the Restoration of Democracy rally in Punjab capital in 1981.

A large crowd gathered to cheer her in Lahore

She tied the knot with former President Asif Ali Zardari in In 1987.

The daughter of the ninth Pakistani premier was a Harvard and Oxford university graduate who entered the politics of the South Asian country soon after her father's government was toppled, and he was hanged.

The first woman elected premier in a Muslim nation, led Pakistan twice, from 1988 to 1990 and then again from 1993 to 1996. She was dismissed both time amid allegations of corruption.

PPP leader with Asifa, Bilawal and Bakhatwar during exile.

As she arrived in Karachi in October 2007, a powerful suicide attack hit her rally killing over 130 people. The ‘iron lady’ survived the attack.

Two months later, she was killed in the garrison city of Rawalpindi during a public gathering when a suicide bomber first shot her and then blew himself up near her vehicle.

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PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 21, 2024 (Wednesday).

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 for buying and 303 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 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 300 303
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
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 207 209
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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