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Canada to assist Pakistan in flood relief efforts: PM Trudeau

08:02 PM | 30 Aug, 2022
Canada to assist Pakistan in flood relief efforts: PM Trudeau

ISLAMABAD/ONTARIO – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has pledged support as Pakistan faces devastating destruction amid heavy rainfall and floods.

In a recent tweet, Trudeau said his country is providing support to South Asian nation through United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund and Red Cross Canada to provide food, clean water, and other essential services as quickly as possible.

Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Joly also expressed her deep concerns about the flood situation saying that we will continue to support the people of Pakistan. Joly termed the floods situation absolutely heart-breaking. My heart is with the victims, their families and Pakistanis everywhere, she said.

Several other world leaders sent messages of support for Pakistan as the deadly monsoon continued to devastate, particularly Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, and Balochistan.

Pakistan received flights being sent by the friendly states with relief goods for victims of ravaging floods that have claimed over 1,100 live as the South Asian country has been facing abnormal monsoon rains since mid-June.

The federal government has declared an emergency in the country and urged the international community for help as more than 30 million people were affected by recent floods in recent weeks.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 26 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 26, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 26 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
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 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94

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