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Two-State Solution: Spain to officially recognize Palestine with East Jerusalem as its Capital

Ireland, Norway to also join 143 nations in recognizing Palestine as separate state

12:42 PM | 28 May, 2024
Two-State Solution: Spain to officially recognize Palestine with East Jerusalem as its Capital

MADRID – Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez announced that his Cabinet would formally recognize a Palestinian state during its meeting today.

Ireland and Norway were also set to announce their recognition of Palestine today as Israel continues bombardment on Palestinians in Rafah. As many countries recognized Palestine, major Western powers continue to wait.

PM Sánchez termed the decision as historic, emphasizing its goal of advancing peace between Israelis and Palestinians. He further sought support for recognition and a ceasefire in Gaza through visits to European and Middle Eastern countries.

Ties between the European Union and Tel Aviv deteriorated on the eve of these announcements, with Madrid urging the EU to take action against Jewish forces.

Norway also aligned itself with the bloc by issuing diplomatic papers to the Palestinian government prior to officially recognizing Palestine.

Israel earlier called back its ambassadors from Ireland and Norway with immediate effect. 

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 22 June 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 22, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.6 for buying and 280.75 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 297 and selling rate is 299.5 while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.75.

Currency Rates in Pakistan

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.7 280.85
Euro EUR 294.3 297.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 75 75.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.85 73.6
Australian Dollar AUD 182.2 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.98 748.98
Canadian Dollar CAD 202 204
China Yuan CNY 38.4 38.8
Danish Krone DKK 40.15 40.55
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.7 917.7
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.98 172.98
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.38 26.68
Omani Riyal OMR 723.75 731.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.53 77.23
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.68 26.98
Swiss Franc CHF 315.21 317.71
Thai Bhat THB 7.59 7.74

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