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Indian PM Modi ‘saddened’ by tragic floods in Pakistan

07:51 PM | 29 Aug, 2022
Indian PM Modi ‘saddened’ by tragic floods in Pakistan

NEW DELHI – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday expressed sympathy for the Pakistan flood victims as his neighboring country faced widespread destruction and lost more than 1,000 lives.

In a tweet from official Twitter, the Indian premier expressed sadness over the floods in Pakistan and prayed for early restoration of normalcy tens of thousands have been forced to flee their homes with massive infrastructure washed away.

“Saddened to see the devastation caused by the floods in Pakistan. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims, the injured, and all those affected by this natural calamity and hope for an early restoration of normalcy,” the tweet cited.

A large number of people have been forced to flee their residences as entire villages vanished, with horrific clips showing catastrophic moments.

Pakistani government declared devastating floods a national emergency as monstrous rains continue to lash the South Asian nation. More than 1,000 people have died since mid-June, including 343 children, reports suggest.

More than half of the casualties are from sparsely populated Balochistan and Sindh where people died after record rains.


Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45
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
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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