DUBAI – Saudi Arabia’s Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha) announced on Saturday arrest of 78 officials accused of bribery, forgery and money laundering.
According to the local media, Nazaha said it carried out 3,207 monitoring rounds from June 30 to July 30. As a result, it arrested suspects in six ministries – Ministries of Defence, Interior, Health, Justice, Education, Municipal and Rural Affairs and Housing.
It stated that 78 people were arrested and 116 were investigated for several crimes, noting that some of the 78 detainees were released on bail.
During the monitoring rounds, Nazaha said the most prominent financial and administrative corruption crimes that it monitored were bribery, abuse of power, forgery and money laundering.
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 February 8, 2023 (Wednesday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||331.78||332.48|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||35.08||35.45|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||174.19||176.18|
KARACHI – Gold prices fell on Wednesday for the third straight day in local markets, after hitting aan all-time high in previous week.
The per tola price of 24 carats gold in Pakistan dropped by Rs2,000 to settle at Rs198,000 while the price of 10 grams decreased by Rs1715 to reach Rs169753.
On Monday, the gold price witnessed a drop of Rs200 per tola to close at Rs204,300.
In the international market, the commodity witnessed an upward trend as per ounce price reached to $1,880 after an increase of $11 dollars.