Historical chart of Pakistan rupee exchange rate vs. US dollar

Following is the chart of rupee exchange rates against US dollar. It is interesting to see that between 2001 and 2007, the exchange rate remained almost the same but with the start of rise in oil prices and lawyers movement in Pakistan, the rupee totally collapsed.   In my personnel opinion, …

AFGHANISTAN-UNGRATEFULNESS AT PEAK

ALI SUKHANVER a regular reader of my write-ups sent me an email on the evening of 13 January 2017, expressing his worries on a demonstration outside Pakistan embassy in Kabul. He was of the opinion that the Afghan government is preparing a stage for its new drama of ‘Terrorist- Intrusion’ …

Presidential Election of Turkmenistan 2017

MEHMOOD UL HASSAN KHAN Presidential Election 2017 will be held on February 12, 2017 in Turkmenistan. Political campaigning has been permitted and all the candidates are busy to get more and more support from the general masses to win upcoming Presidential Election 2017. As per new amendments of the Constitution, …

When Pakistan real estate got a jolt

The realty sector, one of the major investment avenues suffered a huge setback in the middle of 2016 after the federal government decided to determine the fair market value of properties being bought and sold by people and collect taxes accordingly. The first six months of the calendar year were …

ATTENTION MR.HOME MINISTER

ALI SUKHANVER According to the Times of India, Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh has warned Pakistan of breaking into ten pieces. While speaking to a gathering in Indian-held Kashmir a few days back, he said, “Pakistan has been divided into 2 countries in 1971. If it does not stop cross-border …

ONCE MY BROTHER-BANGLADESH

ALI SUKHANVER Standing along the Line of Control looking across the border into the land belonging to India, we the Pakistanis wish that we were alone and companionless as the company of our closest neighbour India is simply like a pain in the neck. From the war imposed on us …

EXPORT OF SACRED ANIMALS FROM INDIA

ALI SUKHANVER According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture India has been the largest exporter of beef in the world in 2016 followed by Brazil, Australia and the United States. Even in 2015, India was the world’s top beef exporter. The CNN said in a recent report that Buffalo meat …

NEW LEADER OF UZBEKISTAN

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan Presidential Election was held on December 4, 2016 in Uzbekistan. According to Uzbekistan Central Election Commission acting President and Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyaev has won the presidential election with 88.6 percent of the vote which is 1.51 percent more than late Islam Karimov when he was …

Historical chart of Pak rupee exchange rate vs UAE Dirham

Following is historical chart of inter bank exchange rates starting from January-2000. Open market rates slightly differ from inter bank rates. Selling Buying Currency Date/Year 14.16 13.97 UAE Dirham 3-January-2000 14.20 14.00 UAE Dirham 1-June-2000 14.20 14.00 UAE Dirham 3-January-2001 17.39 17.25 UAE Dirham 1-June-2001 16.47 16.33 UAE Dirham 3-January-2002 …

NUCLEAR INFLEXIBILITY

ALI SUKHANVER Nuclear technology could be a serious threat to the world peace if misused. To keep the world safe from the possible hazards of nuclear technology, almost all countries and all nations are very much conscious. In this context, a meeting of the NSG countries was arranged in Vienna …