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FO denies IS presence in Pakistan

08:04 PM | 31 Dec, 2015
FO denies IS presence in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Foreign Office Spokesman Qazi Khalilullah said on Thursday that IS, Daesh, has no presence in Pakistan, and the security forces of the country are fully alert and capable of handling any emerging threat.

In his weekly news briefing, Qazi Khalilullah said that Pakistan and India were finalising dates through diplomatic channels for the upcoming foreign secretary level talks. He maintained that Pakistan would raise all issues of concern in the upcoming foreign secretary level talks.

To a question, the spokesman said Pakistan and India had serious issues and disputes that need to be resolved peacefully through dialogue, adding that consultations were underway to host first meeting of the quadrilateral coordination committee comprising Pakistan, Afghanistan, US and China in the second half of next month.

Replying a question, the spokesman said that Pakistan joined the thirty-four countries coalition against terrorism and the extent of our participation would be decided in the light of additional information that we had sought from Saudi Arabia.


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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