PM Shehbaz chairs Pak Saudi Supreme Coordination Council Meeting in Riyadh

09:24 AM | 28 Apr, 2024
PM Shehbaz chairs Pak Saudi Supreme Coordination Council Meeting in Riyadh
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Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif chaired a meeting of the Pak Saudi Supreme Coordination Council (PSCC) in Riyadh, as he landed in Kingdom to attend key WEF moot.

The conference aimed to strengthen economic ties between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, covering topics of mutual interest. Progress of investments ahead of the Saudi Foreign Minister's visit to Pakistan was discussed, with PM Shehbaz Sharif got briefing on Saudi Arabia's reform agenda.

The premier is slated to meet Saudi Crown Prince during his official visit to Riyadh while Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) delegation will participate in the WEF meeting from today.

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Pakistani delegation aims to leverage this opportunity to advance its economic and developmental agenda internationally. The objective is to elevate bilateral relations with Saudi Arabia to a strategic economic partnership.

The recent visit of the Saudi delegation to Pakistan aimed to promote investments in sectors like agriculture, energy, mining, and tourism, in collaboration with the SIFC.

PM Shehbaz Sharif arrived in Riyadh on Saturday to participate in the WEF meeting, which will host leaders from business, government, and academia from across the world. The event, scheduled for April 28-29, will focus on revitalizing global growth amid challenges arising from geopolitical and economic shifts.

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Pakistani Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 19, 2024 (Wednesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.50 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 349.7 for buying, and 353.25 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.80.

Forex Rates 

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
Euro EUR 296.00 299.00
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.70 353.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80 75.60
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.80 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182.00 184.00
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.18 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 204.00 206.00
China Yuan CNY 38.43 38.83
Danish Krone DKK 40.18 40.58
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.90 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.30 59.90
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.79 172.79
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.97 26.27
Omani Riyal OMR 723.88 731.88
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203.65 205.65
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 311.90 314.40
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73


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