Grand Wrestling Season 2018: 25 Int’l wrestlers to visit Pakistan

09:45 AM | 29 Jul, 2018
Grand Wrestling Season 2018: 25 Int’l wrestlers to visit Pakistan
ISLAMABAD - As many as 25 international wrestlers from 20 countries including USA, UK, Germany, France, and Belgium will visit Pakistan in August for the Grand Wrestling Season 2018 to be held in different cities with an aim to promote the image of Pakistan as a sports-loving country.

The trip is being organized by a wrestling company called Ring of Pakistan (ROP), said a press release received here from London on Saturday.

Some of the wrestlers, from the group of 25, visited the High Commission. Welcoming the wrestlers, High Commissioner Sahebzada Ahmed Khan commended their efforts and passion to promote wrestling in Pakistan.

He expressed hope that with the advent of international wrestling in Pakistan, the traditional sports would be revitalized and would provide a healthy activity for the youth of Pakistan.

The High Commissioner also appreciated the initiative of ROP to take to wrestlers to Pakistan. He also assured the organizers of all possible support for the event. He said he was supporting Team UK and if they win, he would receive them at the airport.

He said after successful completion of the general election, Pakistan was poised to become an even more vibrant and stronger democracy. The wrestlers were accompanied by Imran Shah and Dr Ejaz Hussain of ROP.

The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.


Currency Rates in Pakistan - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 15 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 15, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.6 for buying and 280.50 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 349.7 for buying, and 353.25 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.80.

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.6 280.5
Euro EUR 296 299
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.7 353.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.8 75.6
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.8 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.18 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206
China Yuan CNY 38.43 38.83
Danish Krone DKK 40.18 40.58
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.3 59.9
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.79 172.79
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.97 26.27
Omani Riyal OMR 723.88 731.88
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203.65 205.65
Swedish Korona SEK 26.4 26.7
Swiss Franc CHF 311.9 314.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73


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