China, UAE and Turkiye send flights with relief goods for Pakistan flood victims today

09:19 AM | 30 Aug, 2022
China, UAE and Turkiye send flights with relief goods for Pakistan flood victims today
Source: @uaeembassyisb (Twitter)

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan will receive more flights being sent by the friendly states with relief goods for victims of ravaging floods that has 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.

In continuation of ongoing flood relief operations, flights from UAE, Turkiye and China will be landing in Pakistan on Tuesday.

These flights form a humanitarian air bridge to help alleviate suffering being faced by people in flood-hit areas.

Earlier, two flights from UAE carrying relief goods reached Pakistan on Monday.

The relief assistance sent by UAE includes food items, medical supplies and tents to shelter the displaced people.

Meanwhile, Canada has announced $5 million in aid for the flood victims of Pakistan.

During a meeting with the office bearers of local Pakistani Canadian organizations in Ottawa, Pakistan's High Commissioner to Canada Zaheer Janjua thanked the Canadian government for its support.

The envoy said our expatriate Pakistanis should also come forward  for the help of flood affected people. He pointed out that the floods have caused severe damage to public buildings and infrastructure.    


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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