Salahuddin Mehsud appointed as IG KPK

01:10 PM | 30 Mar, 2017
Salahuddin Mehsud appointed as IG KPK
ISLAMABAD - On Thursday Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif approved the appointment of Salahuddin Mehsud as Inspector General police (IGP) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK).

Mr Mehsud, a Police Service of Pakistan officer belongs to South Waziristan Agency. He joined the police department in 1989 as an under-training ASP. He was promoted to BPS-21 in February this year. He has served in key positions including Peshawar SP (traffic), Charsadda and Bannu SP, Peshawar CID SP, Swat SSP, Frontier Reserve Police deputy commandant, and DIG Kohat.

Mr Mehsud also headed the counter terrorism department from January 2015 to 2016 during the Zarb-i-Azb operation and was appointed the AIG of the Special Branch in March last year.

AIG Ali Shah became the de facto police chief after former IG KPK Nasir Durrani completed his term on March 16.

The establishment division will issue a notification of Mehsood's appointment as IGP later today.

A list of three officers was sent to the federal government for posting of the new IGP KP. The list included names of Akhtar Ali Shah, Salahuddin Mehsud and Inspector General National Highways and Motorway Police Shaukat Hayat.

The writer is a civil servant.


Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 24 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 24, 2024.

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.

On Saturday, Euro 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 - 24 February 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 2.10 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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