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Punjab Assembly approves supplementary budget with outlay over Rs600 billion

07:35 PM | 30 Mar, 2024
Punjab Assembly approves supplementary budget with outlay over Rs600 billion
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LAHORE – The Punjab Assembly on Saturday approved supplementary budget worth over Rs600 billion for the year 2022-23.

All supplementary budget demands were approved amid opposition protest. Punjab Finance Minister Mujtab Shajaur Rehman tabled the budget.

Following the approval of the budget, finance Minister Rehman also announced one month's basic salary as honorarium for the assembly employees.

The provincial assembly has approved Rs23.251 billion in wake of Jails and Convict Settlements’ supplementary budget while Rs6.38 billion were approved in wake of public health. 

In the supplementary budget 2022-23, Rs664 million was approved for miscellaneous departments. 

After the budget approval, Punjab Assembly deputy speaker adjourned the session for indefinite period.


PKR rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 16 April forex rates

Pakistani currency gains momentum against all currencies on April 16, 2024 Tuesday. US dollar was being quoted at 277.9 for buying and 280.85 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 295 for buying and 298 for selling while British Pound stands at 345 for buying, and 349 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.4 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 15 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.9 280.85
Euro EUR 295 298
UK Pound Sterling GBP 345 349
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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