Nawaz Sharif’s cousin dies of heart attack

08:10 PM | 28 Jun, 2021
Nawaz Sharif’s cousin dies of heart attack

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif's cousin Mian Tariq Shafi died of a heart attack in Lahore.

PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb confirmed the death of the renowned industrialist, who was also the brother-in-law of senior PML-N leader Sohail Zia Butt.

Shahbaz Sharif was going to Islamabad to attend the budget meeting when he received the sad news and he had to come back to Lahore midway.

Tariq Shafi was part of Ittefaq Foundries and also looked after the Sharif family's business in Dubai. He was a director of Shafi Group of Companies.

Tariq Shafi's name was surfaced in the Hudaibiya Paper Mills and Gulf Steel Mills cases. He had also been interrogated by Panama JIT.


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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