Mir Punjabi Mela underway in Lahore

09:35 PM | 31 Dec, 2021
Mir Punjabi Mela underway in Lahore

LAHORE – The 13th Mir Punjabi Mela began in Punjab’s capital on Friday to pay tribute to late literary great Prof Ali Arshad Mir. 

Various sessions of literary discussions were held to open new aspect of Mir's poetry. Participants also shared their view on difficulties being faced by Punjabi literature and culture. 

On the first day of the event, Professor Ali Arshad Mir Award was conferred on Zahid Zarpalvi, Riffat Waheed, Sabir Ali Sabir, Shabbir Shahid, Safdar Wamiq, Tajindar Harjeet, Dr. Muhammad Ayub in different categories including Poetry (Nazm & Ghazal),Prose, Translation, Research, Children literature and Religious literature.

An exhibition of art work by Abdul Mateen, Akram Warraich,Nauman Hashmi, Umar along with talented artists from Hunarkada was also held in the PILAC gallery. 

Literary sessions, theatrical and Musical performances by Nooran Lal, Goshi Talib and Muslim Shagan are scheduled for the second day of the festival.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal – March 3, 2024

Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against USD and other currencies in the open market on March 3, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.3 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 3, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.3 282.45
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
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 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89


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