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PM Shehbaz lays stress on joint research, pooling of resources with Turkiye to cope challenges

09:44 AM | 28 Nov, 2022
PM Shehbaz lays stress on joint research, pooling of resources with Turkiye to cope challenges
Source: Government of Pakistan (Twitter)

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif stressed joint research, and pooling of resources with Turkiye to face common challenges and emerging threats.

In an exclusive interview with Turkish state-run news agency, the premier called on Islamabad and Ankara to work together, saying both sides have always stood by each other in the face of all changes. PM visited Ankara to jointly inaugurate the third of four MILGEM corvette ships manufactured by Turkiye for the Pakistani Navy.

He mentioned that the two friendly nations support each other on all issues of core national interests whether it is Kashmir or Northern Cyprus and thanked Turkish leadership for its principled support on Jammu and Kashmir dispute.

PM Shehbaz mentioned that people-to-people and cultural interaction between the two countries are also on an upward trajectory.

Addressing the economic front, the premier said his country’s economy is facing excessive monetary tightening, supply-side shocks, lingering pandemic effects, high inflation, and the effects of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, however, he mentioned the revival of the IMF program and active engagement with bilateral partners to ease the pressure.

On tackling environmental challenges, PM reiterated that the South Asian nation contributes less than 1 percent of the global carbon footprint, despite the fact, the country is facing natural calamities in the form of severe heat waves, glacial outbursts, and unprecedented rains.

He further called on industrialized countries to meet their climate finance commitments, with a balanced focus on adaptation and mitigation.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 26 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 26, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 26 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94

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