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Will not allow any anti-state activity in guise of INGOs: Interior minister

08:48 AM | 31 Mar, 2017
Will not allow any anti-state activity in guise of INGOs: Interior minister
ISLAMABAD - Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan has said that the government will not allow anyone to work against national interest under the facade of International Non-governmental Organizations (INGOs).

He further disclosed that 70 International Non-governmental Organizations (INGO) have been granted approval to work under the new registration policy framework.

Nisar also asked the ministry to expedite the completion of pending applications filed by INGOs.

He also directed the authorities to establish a robust INGO facilitation cell at the Ministry with technical support from NADRA.

Regarding the issue of Pakistan Origin Cards for the foreigners especially those married to Pakistani nationals, the minister directed NADRA to start work on provision of new card to the foreigners who have Pakistani spouses in order to facilitate their residence within the country.

The Minister also approved cooperation between NADRA and Pakistan Post whereby post offices will be improved and NADRA facilities will be provided in the building of the post offices.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 17 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 17, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293.15 for buying and 296.1 for selling while British Pound stands at 344.25 for buying, and 347.6 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 - 17 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293.15 296.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 344.25 347.6
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
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 902.26 911.26
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.24 58.84
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.75 166.75
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.37 77.07
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
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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