Dr. Omer Shahab Khan: Making Pakistan proud globally through community empowerment

11:31 PM | 30 Jan, 2024
Dr. Omer Shahab Khan: Making Pakistan proud globally through community empowerment

By Sana Iqbal

In the dynamic landscape of healthcare and technology, Dr. Omer Shahab Khan, a distinguished healthcare management professional, technocrat, and philanthropic leader, is making waves with his latest philanthropic venture, The Shining Star, launched in March 2021. Inspired by a commitment to community empowerment, Dr. Khan's multifaceted initiative, encompassing OSAN ABILITY (an NDIS-registered provider specializing in Disability Support, Community Participation, Domestic Assistance, and In-Home Aged Care) and the Shining Star Institute, is reshaping the landscape of social welfare in Pakistan, fostering national and international pride.

With a mission to foster positive transformation within marginalized communities, Dr Shahab Khan, in collaboration with Dr Yasmeen, aims to deliver high-standard community services. This initiative, including the Shining Star Institute, is designed to provide economic empowerment, support, and a range of services to uplift vulnerable populations facing various societal challenges. This groundbreaking project, born out of a dedication to social responsibility, engages community members and encourages active participation in societal and family life. The objective is clear - breaking the cycle of economic hardships often leads to broader societal issues.

Recognizing the interconnectedness of financial hardship and societal well-being, this initiative offers a holistic range of community services, including unique services. From vocational training to psychological support, the comprehensive programs aim to equip community members with valuable skills and serve as an early prevention strategy for emerging societal challenges resulting from economic disparities.

His commitment to community empowerment, exemplified through OSANA ABILITY and the Shining Star Institute, is not confined to his illustrious career in healthcare and technology. Through these initiatives, he actively contributes to transforming communities and breaking barriers for vulnerable populations in Australia and Pakistan, enhancing the nation's national and international standing.

This philanthropic endeavour, encompassing OSAN ABILITY and the Shining Star Institute, is not just about community services; it's a movement towards empowerment, equality, and a brighter future for marginalized communities in Pakistan. Driven by Dr. Khan's vision and dedication, these initiatives are set to make waves, showcasing the positive impact of community empowerment on a global stage.


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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