Not afraid of anyone, says PM Nawaz Sharif

05:08 PM | 29 Oct, 2016
Not afraid of anyone, says PM Nawaz Sharif
KASUR - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said his government will overpower the power crisis by 2018, in order to realise all the promises made during 2013 election campaigns.

“Nawaz Sharif is not afraid of anyone , I am here among my people. Our opponents can’t think of such grand rallies,” the PM said while addressing a large public gathering on Saturday in Phool Nagar.

He said the government is implementing mega development projects in infrastructure, energy, health and many other fields across the country for equal development.

The PM said the menace of terrorism is near to be eliminated; power outages have been considerably reduced; a network roads and motorways is being laid across the country.

The Prime Minister said today's Pakistan is much better than that of 2013, and in 2018, it will further improve in all respects.

He said the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects are being implemented in all the regions of the country, and the prosperity to be brought by them will continue benefiting the nation for centuries to come. He said the world has acknowledged that Pakistan has been growing at a fast pace.

The Prime Minister announced one billion rupees for gas supply projects and another one billion rupees for schools, hospitals, bridges, and clean drinking water schemes in NA-142. While in NA-141, he announced five hundred million rupees for gas supply, another five hundred million rupees for schools, hospitals, and clean drinking water schemes, and three hundred million rupees for Lift Irrigation Scheme. He also announced highway to link Phool Nagar with Motorway and a technical college for the area.

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


Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar 17 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 17, 2024 (Monday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.65 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.

Currency Exchange Rates

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
Euro EUR 296.00 299.00
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.70 353.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80 75.60
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.80 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182.00 184.00
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.18 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 204.00 206.00
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 1.90 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.30 59.90
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 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 311.90 314.40
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73


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