Has Pakistani govt announced four public holidays for Eid Ul Fitr?

11:05 AM | 31 Mar, 2024
Has Pakistani govt announced four public holidays for Eid Ul Fitr?
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ISLAMABAD – As first two Ashras of holy month of Ramadan winds down, the anticipation builds for the Eid holidays.

A notification surfaced online doing rounds on social media claiming four public holidays from April 9 to 12 on account of Eidul Fitr 2024.

Later, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting clarified that it is fake notification. The federal government has not announced Eid holidays so far, it said.

MOIB said a notification about announcement related to the Eid holidays will be announced in coming days.

Eidul Fitr holds great importance in the Islamic calendar, as Muslims worldwide observe a month of fasting, culminating in celebrations that mark the end of this period of self-discipline.

This year, Eidul Fitr is expected to be held on April 10 or April 11, the exact date will be decided as per sighting of the moon.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 21 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 21, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.7 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro moved up to 298 for buying and 301 for selling while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 298 301
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.80
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739 747.8
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.53 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.65 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Baht THB 7.57 7.72


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