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Pakistan lifts Asian Beach Games Kabaddi title after beating arch rival India

05:27 PM | 27 Sep, 2016
Pakistan lifts Asian Beach Games Kabaddi title after beating arch rival India
LAHORE - Pakistan became the Asian Beach Games Kabaddi Champions after beating arch rival India in a close finish 30-28 in Danang, Vietnam, on Tuesday.

The players routed India by 30-28 points to win gold medal, according to Pakistan Olympic Association.

Earlier, Pakistan won semi-final of Asian Beach Championship by beating South Korea in nail-biting match.

The national team became winner with 35 points against South Korea while India-Pakistan match was declared draw with 21-21 points.


Pakistan Kabaddi team left for Vietnam on Sep 21 (Wednesday) to participate in the Games.

The World Cup is considered one of the biggest events of Kabaddi in the region. The event featured 12 teams including US, Canada, Australia, UK, Poland, Korea, Japan, Kenya, Iran, Bangladesh, Pakistan and hosts India.

POA President Lt Gen (r) Syed Arif Hasan and Secretary Muhammad Khalid Mahmood have congratulated the team members on the historical performance.

Meanwhile, Pakistan Ju-Jitsu players won 2 Silvers and 5 Bronze Medals in the ju-jitsu event of the beach games.

Top officials of the POA have also greeted the ju-jitsu players on winning altogether seven medals in the competition and termed their performance impressive.

The writer is a member of the staff.


Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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