Sindh announces opening of shrines, swimming pools, indoor games as Covid cases dip

03:10 PM | 27 Jun, 2021
Sindh announces opening of shrines, swimming pools, indoor games as Covid cases dip

KARACHI – The Government of Sindh, has ordered the reopening of all the shrines, along with indoor games from Monday as Covid case numbers continue to fall across Pakistan.

Easing the restrictions in the province in light of the current situation, the Sindh Auqaf Department notified reopening of the shrines that were closed down owing to the surge of Covid cases amid the third wave.

The notification issued in this regard urged the devotees to perform ablution from their homes before arriving at the shrines while it also stressed wearing masks and maintaining social distancing along with the use of hand sanitizers.

The Auqaf department also put a ban on the entry of children and elderly citizens in shrines also there would be no free-meals distribution in the premises of all shrines.

Reports in local media cited that the Sindh Auqaf Department issued notification after getting approval from the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) – the country’s nerve center on the deadly virus.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


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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