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.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 18 May 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 18, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro stands at 297 for buying and 299.5 for selling while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 352 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 18 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 297 299.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 352
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 747.77 755.77
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.49 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.25 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.96 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Bhat THB 7.57 7.72


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