Federal cabinet approves MoUs, development schemes

09:43 PM | 31 Jan, 2018
Federal cabinet approves MoUs, development schemes
ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired a meeting of the Federal Cabinet at the PM Office on Wednesday.
The following agenda items were approved by the Cabinet:

• MoU between Chinese Academy of Sciences and Pakistan Meteorological Department to Promote Science Technology & Innovation Cooperation.
• MoU between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan and Republic of Sao Tome and Principe on Bilateral Consultation.
• Approval for Signing of Executive Programme of Cultural Agreement between the Government of Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the People’s Republic of China for the year 2018-2022.
• Ratification of the Decisions taken by the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCE) in its meeting held on 12-12-2017.
• Ratification of the Decisions taken by the Economic Coordination Committee (CCE) of the Cabinet in its meeting held on 29-12-2017.
• Ratification of the Decision taken by the ECC of the Cabinet in its meeting held on 05-01-2018.
The Cabinet approved the grant of 60 days extension in the Proof of Registration (POR) Cards for Afghan Refugees.

The Cabinet also approved the extension of Prime Minister’s Fee Reimbursement Scheme for underdeveloped areas.

Chairman HEC informed the Cabinet that the Scheme would be extended to 114 districts in various parts of the country including Balochistan, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, South Punjab, FATA, Gilgit Baltistan and AJK.
Appointment of Protector of Emigrants, Rawalpindi, and Peshawar was also approved by the Cabinet.

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PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 21, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300 for buying and 303 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300 303
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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