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 exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 27 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar in the open market on February 27, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 76.7.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 27 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.56 40.96
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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