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I am stepping down today but my ‘spiritual connection with army remains forever’, says Gen Bajwa in final speech

03:15 PM | 29 Nov, 2022
I am stepping down today but my ‘spiritual connection with army remains forever’, says Gen Bajwa in final speech
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RAWALPINDI – Pakistan’s outgoing army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said he is stepping down from his role today but his spiritual connection with armed forces will stay forever.

He made the emotional statement in his farewell address before handing over command to the new Army Chief General Asim Munir.

General Bajwa started his speech by congratulating Asim Munir on the elevation and expressed confidence that his tenure will be highly constructive for the armed forces and for the country.

The outgoing chief commended Gen Asim, calling him a professional and capable officer and a man of principle. He continued saying that the army will achieve more success and further serve the nation under Asim Munir’s command.

He further stressed the need for institutions to work together for the nation’s progress and said he was proud to be part of the army that never refrained from giving sweat and blood to the motherland.

Gen Bajwa further commended the 16th Battalion of the Baloch Regiment which played a vital role throughout his adorned career.

Recalling previous years, the four-star general said the army encountered many challenges including terrorism under his command, and he is proud to be a part of it.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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