Meet Pakistani animation prodigy — Matric student Kamran Khan from Waziristan

12:09 AM | 29 Aug, 2023
Meet Pakistani animation prodigy — Matric student Kamran Khan from Waziristan

The Pakistani animation prodigy Kamran Khan made the nation proud by bagging a prestigious American award. A hardworking matric student hailing from North Waziristan, Pakistan, Khan gained unprecedented recognition by securing People’s Choice Award (Animation) at the MSI Creator Awards 2023 held in the United States (US).

In an exclusive interview, the teenager expressed utmost gratitude for the extraordinary opportunity to represent his homeland at an international level. 

“The winning masterpiece, an awe-inspiring sci-fi scene meticulously crafted using the software Blender, captivated the imaginations of countless viewers. Kamran’s artistic vision resonated so strongly that it clinched the top spot in the public voting category of the competition, a testament to his ability to connect with a global audience,” Technology Times wrote of Kamran’s award-winning project.

Kamran, also known as Muhammad Kamran, is not only good with computers but also exceptional academically having scored 968 marks in his recent matriculation exams.

According to Technology Times, “The fusion of Kamran’s creative ingenuity and his academic prowess has undoubtedly placed him as a promising beacon of inspiration for the youth in Pakistan and beyond.”

The writer is a staff member.


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 28 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains momentum against US dollar in the open market on February 28, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar moves up and currently hovers at 282 for buying and 282.25 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303.1 for buying and 306.1 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.6 for buying, and 355.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 28 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 282 282.25
Euro EUR 303.1 306.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.6 355.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181.1 183.1
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.1 209.1
China Yuan CNY 38.87 39.27
Danish Krone DKK 40.61 41
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.75 36.1
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.5 59.1
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.41 26.71
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.15 209.15
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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