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Congratulations pour in for new Army Chief General Asim Munir

08:00 PM | 29 Nov, 2022
Congratulations pour in for new Army Chief General Asim Munir
Source: Twitter

ISLAMABAD – General Asim Munir has received congratulations from national and international leaders as he assumed charge as Pakistan Army chief on Tuesday.

He has replaced Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, who retired from the army’s top office today after completing his six-year tenure.

Gen Bajwa handed over the command to Gen Asim during a ceremony held at the General Headquarters (GHQ).

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif telephoned the newly appointed Army Chief and congratulated him on assuming office of the Chief of the Army Staff.  

He said becoming head of the Pakistan Army is a great honour. He said it is a blessing of the Almighty Allah that Pakistan Army has got a head of high calibre of professional capability.

The premier expressed the belief that under his leadership, professionalism and capabilities for defence of the motherland of Pakistan Army will be further enhanced.

Shehbaz Sharif prayed the Allah Almighty to help and guide the new army chief to counter security challenges including defence and security of the motherland and elimination of terrorism.

He assured Army Chief of his full cooperation for defence, security and safety of the country.  He also prayed the best wishes for General Syed Asim Munir.

PML-Q President Chaudhary Shujat Hussain, in a message on Twitter, also congratulated Gen Asim Munir.

“I'd like to congratulate General Asim Munir on his appointment as Pakistan's new Chief of Army Staff. He is a competent officer who will do an excellent job. Allah has entrusted him with this responsibility and position which he will use for Pakistan's stability,” he wrote.

Saudi Ambassador Nawaf bin Saeed Al Malki has also congratulated Gen Asim Munir and CJCSC Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza on assuming the new responsibilities.

In a congratulatory message, former Punjab Governor Chaudhary Mohammad Sarwar hoped that national defence will strengthen further under Gen Asim Munir’s command.

“Congratulations to General Asim Munir, new Chief of Army Staff of #PakistanArmy. We are proud of our Armed forces & we hope that you will further strengthen national defence under your command. The whole nation stands with the Pakistan Armed Forces,” Sarwar’s tweet read.


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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