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Nowshehra ADC Quratulain Wazir emerges as a hero in time of clamity

11:55 PM | 30 Aug, 2022
Nowshehra ADC Quratulain Wazir emerges as a hero in time of clamity
Source: Qurut ul ain Wazir (IG)

Pakistan is going through a turmoil caused by a natural disaster of magnitude. Floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains have left at least 1,000 people dead and around 33 million affected.

However, in Nowshera, ADC Miss Quratulain Wazir turned out to be a hero and saved hundreds of people with her effort. After flood warning was issued in Nowshera, Wazir went door to door to evacuate people and helped them settle in relief camps. 

The additional deputy commissioner is being praised on social media platforms for her exceptional effort. Wazir has been sharing videos and images of her evacuating the area. Going door to door to convince people to vacate their homes with their families, Wazir was determined to save people.

She addressed people of Nowshera from the mosque, asking them to vacate their homes immediately.

Miss Wazir has becoem the face of the civil bureaucracy of Pakistan and a symbol of women’s empowerment. 

It is reported that Nowshera city was at the risk of being hit by flood last week. It was feared the entire city would drown if the flood hits.

Floods have caused immeasurable destruction in Pakistan; especially in Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, southern Punjab, Gilgit Baltistan, Sindh and Chitral. The government has appealed to people to donate generously for flood victims.

The writer is a staff member.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 24 April 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 22, 2024 Monday in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293.2 for buying and 296.2 for selling while British Pound hovers at 339.5 for buying, and 343 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.25. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 24 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293.2 296.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 339.5 343
U.A.E Dirham AED 75 75.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.25 73.95
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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