Mir Punjabi Mela 2022-23 begins with flurry of events

02:12 PM | 31 Dec, 2023
Mir Punjabi Mela 2022-23 begins with flurry of events

LAHORE – The Punjabi literature festival Mir Punjabi Mela 2022-23 is being held at the Punjab Institute of Language, Art and Culture (Pilac) in recognition of the services of Prof Ali Arshad Mir.

The key feature of the first day was the Lal Band performance and folk night where music maestros Ali Imran Shaukat, Ahmad Ali & Husnain Ali mesmerized the audience with the performance and energetic dance performances by Tanvir and Ali Abbas the night too.

The visitors showed interest in the display of traditional events like All Pakistan Punjabi Mushaira, Classes Nationalism & Future of Punjabi Films, and sufi night.

Several literary sessions are planned to be held for two day festival including Punjab's bourgeoisie and proletariat writer, Media Imperialism & Punjabi Writer.

Several other sessions including Travelogue History & Craft Emergence, and Punjabi Unity, Political & Linguistic Aspects are set to be slated in the country’s cultural capital.

Guests and fans from all corners of the Punjab province participated in the fair.

Besides the literary sessions, several notables were awarded with honors. Those who bagged awards in literature categories were Parveen Sajil, Sabi Ali Sabir, Imran Sahar, Hameed Razi, Dr.Nighat Khursheed, Dr.Ayub, Iqbal Beehl, and Neelam Ahmad Bashir.

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 27 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar in the open market on February 27, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 76.7.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 27 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.56 40.96
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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