Sikh pilgrims arrive in Pakistan to mark Ranjit Singh’s death anniversary

10:29 PM | 27 Jun, 2022
Sikh pilgrims arrive in Pakistan to mark Ranjit Singh’s death anniversary
Source: File photo

LAHORE – A delegation of Sikh pilgrims arrived at Darbar Sahib Kartarpur on Monday to perform religious rituals and pay respects to the founder of the Sikh religion Baba Guru Nanak.

Over 400 Sikh pilgrims, who arrived in Pakistan through the Wagah Border crossing, will also mark the 183rd death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjeet Singh, the first Maharaja of the Sikh Empire.

The visitors would stay overnight at Darbar Sahib Kartarpur and travel to Samadhi of Maharaja Ranjeet Singh in Lahore.

Gurdwara Parbhandak Committee chief Sardar Inderjeet Singh received the pilgrims upon their arrival at the historic corridor to one of Sikhism's holiest shrines. The corrdor allows Indian pilgrims a rare visa-free access to their religious site in Pakistan.

The Pakistani government has made special arrangements for travel, accommodation and security of the pilgrims.

During their stay here from June 21 to June 30, the Sikh pilgrims would visit Gurdwara Panja Sahib, Hassanabdal, Sacha Sauda, Nankana Sahib and Gurdwara Dera Sahib, Lahore. The main ceremony in this regard would be held at Gurdwara Dera Sahib on June 29.

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Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 25 Feb 2024 forex rates

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 25, 2024 (Sunday).

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.

Euro currently 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 - 25 Feb 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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