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China’s Vice Premier He Lifeng lands in Pakistan to celebrate 10th CPEC anniversary   

07:15 PM | 30 Jul, 2023
China’s Vice Premier He Lifeng lands in Pakistan to celebrate 10th CPEC anniversary   
Source: Radio Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – China’s Vice Premier, He Lifeng, on Sunday, landed in Pakistan where he was welcomed by Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal, and members of the Foreign Office.  

The foreign dignitary will stay in the South Asian nation till August 1, 2023, and during his visit, he will attend the ceremony to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

His visit comes as part of regular high-level exchanges and dialogue between Islamabad and Beijing.

Chinese Vice Premier is a Member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party, and holds important figure in China’s international economic relations and the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative.

During his stay, the Chinese Vice Premier is scheduled to meet with President Dr. Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif to discuss matters of mutual interest and cooperation.

He Lifeng has been a prominent figure in China’s international economic relations and has played a crucial role in the successful implementation of various CPEC projects in Pakistan during his tenure as Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission.

Foreign Office Spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch emphasized that Vice Premier Lifeng’s visit is part of the regular high-level exchanges and dialogues between Pakistan and China. It reflects the continued commitment of both countries to strengthen their All-Weather Strategic Cooperative Partnership.

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 29 Feb 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 29, 2024 (Thursday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.1 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352 for buying, and 355.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.3.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 29 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.1 282.35
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.3 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.11 751.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.69 41.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.32 916.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91

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