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PM’s aide gives cheque of Rs 10 million to Firdous Jamal for his cancer treatment

10:14 AM | 29 Dec, 2022
PM’s aide gives cheque of Rs 10 million to Firdous Jamal for his cancer treatment
Source: Amir Muqam/Facebook

LAHORE – Prime Minister’s aide on Political Affairs, Amir Muqam on Wednesday visited the residence of veteran Pakistani artist Firdous Jamal and presented cheque of Rs 10 million for the actor’s cancer treatment.

PML-N stalwart visited Park View Society in the provincial capital Lahore on behalf of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and presented a cheque for financial assistance from “Federal Government Artists Welfare Fund”.

Muqam called artists an asset of society and mentioned steps being taken for their welfare. He said that the premier while praying for Jamal’s early recovery, was pleased to approve the financial assistance for his medical treatment.

On the occasion, the Sayeeban Sheeshay ka actor expressed gratitude and thanked Sharif-led government for the financial assistance.

Earlier this month, Prime Minister made a call to the ailing actor and assured him to take responsibility for his medical treatment. During the telephonic conversation, PM Sharif inquired about the 68-year-old's health and assured him full support in his hard times.

The son of legendary artist earlier confirmed that his father has recently been diagnosed with cancer and is undergoing medical treatment. The Pride of Performance recipient is known for his notable achievements in showbiz industry.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


PKR exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 22 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely same against US Dollar and other currencies on April 22, 2024 Monday.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
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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