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FM Qureshi seeks UN chief's intervention for settling Kashmir dispute

09:14 AM | 29 Sep, 2018
FM Qureshi seeks UN chief's intervention for settling Kashmir dispute
NEW YORK - Highlighting the grave human rights violations in Indian occupied Kashmir, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi called on UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to play his role in resolving the decades-old dispute between India and Pakistan.

The foreign minister met the UN chief on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the U.N. General Assembly session taking place in New York on Friday.

According to an official statement, the foreign minister voiced Pakistan's serious concern over the plight of the people in Indian Occupied Kashmir as evidenced in the damning report of the UN Human Rights High Commissioner.

He stressed the need for a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the UN Security Council resolutions and the wishes of the Kashmiri people.

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The Foreign Minister also referred to the jingoistic rhetoric from New Delhi, and asked the Secretary-General to urge India not to embark on any misadventure, the statement said. Guterres is due to visit India in the first week of next month.

FM Qureshi expressed Pakistan's desire to engage with India for lasting peace in the region.

On Afghanistan, the Foreign Minister reiterated that peace and stability was only possible through an inclusive, Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process.

He said Pakistan's interest was in a peaceful and stable Afghanistan.
The Secretary-General, calling Pakistan a privileged partner of the UN, appreciated its lead role at the UN, including as a top troop contributor to peacekeeping.

Foreign Minister Qureshi and Secretary General agreed on the importance of promoting regional peace through dialogue, the statement said.

Associated Press of Pakistan Corporation (APPC) - Pakistan's Premier News Agency

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PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 21, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300 for buying and 303 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300 303
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08

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