Eid-ul-Fitr 2022: Pakistan’s moonsighting committee to meet in Islamabad tomorrow

08:29 PM | 30 Apr, 2022
Eid-ul-Fitr 2022: Pakistan’s moonsighting committee to meet in Islamabad tomorrow
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ISLAMABAD – The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet on May 01, Sunday to sight the moon of Shawal 1443 AH, reports in local media said.

The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee members will meet at the Ministry of Religious Affairs. Maulana Abdul Khabeer Azad will lead meeting while zonal and district Ruet-e-Hilal Committees’ meetings will be held at their respective headquarters.

Chairman Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad will announce the final decision about the sighting of the crescent or otherwise subsequently based on information received to that end, per reports.

Meanwhile, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted Eidul Fitr to be celebrated on May 3, saying the Shawwal moon may not be sighted anywhere in Pakistan on the evening of 29 Ramadan.

Experts forecast that the new moon will be born at 1:28 am between the night of April 30 and May 1. The dimensional difference between the moon from the sun needs to be at 10 degrees while it will be not possible to sight as it will be around 8 degrees in Pakistan.

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 25 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 25, 2024 (Tuesday) 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 293.5 and selling rate is 297.2 while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 351.45 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.05 and Saudi Riyal at 72.95.

Currency Rates in Pakistan

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.65
Euro EUR 293.5 297.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 351.45
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.05 75.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.95 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 182.2 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.58 748.58
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 39.91 40.31
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.67 36.02
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.74 916.74
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.38 172.38
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.38 26.68
Omani Riyal OMR 723.26 731.26
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.5 77.2
Singapore Dollar SGD 72.95 73.85
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 311.53 314.03
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73


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