Karachi welcomes Ertugrul star Celal Al on Turkey's 100th anniversary

06:45 PM | 30 Oct, 2023
Karachi welcomes Ertugrul star Celal Al on Turkey's 100th anniversary
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Turkish actor Celal Al, known for his portrayal of Abdul Rahman Ghazi in the Turkish series 'Ertugrul Ghazi,' arrived in Karachi to commemorate Turkey's 100th anniversary.

Yesterday, as Pakistan celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Turkey, the city of Karachi was adorned with vibrant colours paying tribute to Turkey's historical milestone.

On this significant occasion, Celal Al graced Karachi with his presence, adding a memorable touch to the festivities. He shared captivating images on his Instagram story while visiting renowned locations in Karachi, including Friar Hall, the iconic Tin Talwar of Clifton, and Du Talwar.

In one of his stories, he could be seen at the historic Friar Hall in Karachi, and in another, he explored Mojo Tin Talwar and Du Talwar, capturing the essence of these landmarks. The actor also met with Simil, the new Consul General of Turkey in Pakistan. Furthermore, he paid his respects at the shrine of Hazrat Abdullah Shah Ghazi in Clifton, sharing his location on social media.

President Arif Alvi also conveyed his warm wishes to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, saying, "On behalf of the people and government of Pakistan, I extend my heartfelt congratulations on the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Turkey."

He highlighted the longstanding friendship between Pakistan and Turkey, emphasizing the historical ties between the two nations. President Alvi praised Turkey's remarkable progress under President Erdogan's leadership and its active role in addressing the challenges faced by the Muslim world.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


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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