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Pakistan minister Khursheed Shah tests positive for Covid-19

10:54 AM | 28 Jun, 2022
Pakistan minister Khursheed Shah tests positive for Covid-19
Source: @S_KhursheedShah (Twitter)

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Peoples Party leader and Minister for Water Resources Syed Khursheed Shah tested positive for Covid-19 as Pakistan continues to witness surge in infections.

The minister took the test Monday morning after developing symptoms and it returned positive.

The PPP leader has isolated himself at home following the advice of his doctor.

Pakistan reported 333 new cases of Covid-19 and two deaths in last 24 hours, said the National Institute of Health on Tuesday.

It said that the positivity ratio was recorded at 2.42 percent, adding that 85 patients are in critical condition at different hospitals in the country.

NIH said that 13,759 tests were conducted in last 24 hours. 


PKR rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 16 April forex rates

Pakistani currency gains momentum against all currencies on April 16, 2024 Tuesday. US dollar was being quoted at 277.9 for buying and 280.85 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 295 for buying and 298 for selling while British Pound stands at 345 for buying, and 349 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.4 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 15 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.9 280.85
Euro EUR 295 298
UK Pound Sterling GBP 345 349
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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