LAHORE – The ruling Pakistan Democratic Movement has decided to boycott a three-member bench of the Supreme Court hearing a petition filed by the PTI regarding delay in elections in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The decision was taken at a meeting held at the residence of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in Lahore on Saturday. PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif, PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, JUI-F chief Fazlur Rehman, Chaudhry Salik Hussain, Maryam Nawaz and MQM-Pakistan’s Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui attended the huddle through the video link.
Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Federal Law Minister Azam Nazir Tarar, Malik Ahmed Khan and attorney general for Pakistan were also present in the meeting.
Reports said Nawaz Sharif pitched a proposal regarding boycott of the three-member bench of the apex court. The suggestion was approved the PDM leaders.
The PDM’s meeting cam a day after the country’s top court dismissed a petition of the ruling alliance over the formation of a full court bench in elections to delay the case.
In light of the recent verdict, PML-N and allies are questioning the judiciary for interpreting cases in line with to PTI chief Imran Khan’s demands.
Earlier, the ruling party demanded the formation of a full court to decide the matter while some key members criticised top judges, including the Chief Justice for their alleged impartiality.
On Friday, PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif questioned the proceedings of the Supreme Court and called for a full court in elections case.
KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on May 29, 2023 (Monday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||381||384.5|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.6||36.95|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||176.98||178.98|
KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 235,800 on Monday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs202,160.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs163,624 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 190,880.
Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.
|Lahore||PKR 235,800||PKR 2,505|
|Karachi||PKR 235,800||PKR 2,505|
|Islamabad||PKR 235,800||PKR 2,505|
|Peshawar||PKR 235,800||PKR 2,505|
|Quetta||PKR 235,800||PKR 2,505|
|Sialkot||PKR 235,800||PKR 2,505|
|Attock||PKR 235,800||PKR 2,505|
|Gujranwala||PKR 235,800||PKR 2,505|
|Jehlum||PKR 235,800||PKR 2,505|
|Multan||PKR 235,800||PKR 2,505|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 235,800||PKR 2,505|
|Gujrat||PKR 235,800||PKR 2,505|
|Nawabshah||PKR 235,800||PKR 2,505|
|Chakwal||PKR 235,800||PKR 2,505|
|Hyderabad||PKR 235,800||PKR 2,505|
|Nowshehra||PKR 235,800||PKR 2,505|
|Sargodha||PKR 235,800||PKR 2,505|
|Faisalabad||PKR 235,800||PKR 2,505|
|Mirpur||PKR 235,800||PKR 2,505|
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