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PM Nawaz announces health, transport projects for Hyderabad

05:47 PM | 27 Mar, 2017
PM Nawaz announces health, transport projects for Hyderabad
HYDERABAD - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday announced several development projects, including transport and health, worth millions of rupees for the people of Hyderabad.

The prime minister was addressing a workers convention when he said that Prime Minister's Health Card programme will be launched in Hyderabad to facilitate the deprived segments of the district. He said survey will be conducted in the district and very soon the programme will be kicked off.

He also announced to establish a new airport of international standard, besides a metro bus service project in Hyderabad. The PM announced Rs 500 million for the development of the district.

He added that a university will be established in Hyderabad for which foundation stone will be laid very soon.

Nawaz Sharif thanked the people of Hyderabad for according him a warm welcome and said that the same enthusiasm was visible in all parts of the country.

Why motorways were not built during the tenure of Musharf and PPP's government, the PM questioned while slamming the rivals.

He added that Karachi-to-Hyderabad motorway is under construction that will connect the city to Sukkur and Sukkur to Multan.

The prime minister and the accompanying PML-N leaders were presented the traditional Sindhi ajrakand topi (cap) by the workers.


Traders in the city had also made a gold 'crown' for the prime minister.

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal – March 3, 2024

Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against USD and other currencies in the open market on March 3, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.3 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 3, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.3 282.45
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89

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