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PM Imran launches projects to develop Naran as international tourist place

11:21 AM | 28 Jun, 2021
PM Imran launches projects to develop Naran as international tourist place

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday launches various measures to turn the Naran Valley, a town in Mansehra district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, into a tourist spot of international standard.

During his day-long visit to the valley, the premier also inaugurated projects to protect environment and wildlife and to provide best facilities to the tourists.

He inaugurated the 'River Bank Protection and Habitat Restoration Programme' under which a large number of cedar and pine trees will be planted during this year's afforestation drive in light of Prime Minister's Clean and Green Pakistan Vision.

The initiative will help protect riverbanks, prevent accumulation of silt in dams and enhance Naran's beauty as well as improving the environment, Radio Pakistan reported.

The premier, on the occasion, also distributed motorbikes among Community River Rangers to strengthen surveillance of River Kunhar, its lacks and tributaries to check illegal fishing.

The government has imposed a two-year ban on all kinds of fishing in River Kunhar, Saif-ul-Malook and Dudipatsar lakes to raise trout and other fish varieties.

In the second phase, 'Naran Destination Trout Trophy Fishing' will be started under 'Catch and Release' strategy to keep hunting of Trout and other wildlife within the established limit.

Additionally, 30,000 brown Trout fish will be released in River Kunhar to increase population of this species.

PM Khan also launched Emergency Response Service to extend necessary help to tourists in case of emergency.

Earlier, Imran Khan called for exploiting immense tourism potential in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. PM assured the provincial government of all-out support to promote tourism and conserve forest to cope with environmental challenges in KP.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


PKR exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 22 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely same against US Dollar and other currencies on April 22, 2024 Monday.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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