Bilawal Bhutto reacts to Hareem Shah's marriage with PPP leader

02:03 PM | 1 Jul, 2021
Bilawal Bhutto reacts to Hareem Shah's marriage with PPP leader

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Peoples Party Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Wednesday reacted to the reports of the wedding of TikTok star Hareem Shah with a PPP lawmaker.

The young Bhutto, while refuting the media reports, called the news a ‘conspiracy to divert attention from real-life problems.’

A reporter of a news channel questioned PPP Chairman to get his thoughts after a presser at Zardari House in the federal capital. The newsman asked which provincial minister married Hareem Shah.

On which the 32-year-old termed the whole episode as a rumour. ‘These are all rumours being spread to divert attention from real problems, he said. Bilawal further added that ‘no such thing has happened and such rumours have no value.’

Earlier, PPP leaders Shehla Raza and Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani reacted to the reports of Shah’s marriage to a PPP lawmaker.

Shehla Raza called the incident a personal matter of a controversial star while Ghani denied all rumours concerning him and the TikTok star.

Sindh IT Minister Taimur Talpur also trashed reports of being TikTok star Hareem Shah's mysterious husband from his party. He called the incident a ‘publicity stunt’.

The marriage announcement of Hareem with an anonymous PPP leader sends the internet into a frenzy as lawmakers and the media were intrigued to unearth the identity of the groom whose hand was pictured in the post.

The controversial social media sensation took to her official Instagram to address the speculations about her ‘mysterious’ husband who she claimed as a PPP lawmaker.

Speaking with a news channel about the reason for keeping it under wraps, the TikToker said ‘I would have disclosed the name immediately, If it were up to me, but it's my husband who wants to keep it a secret until he persuades his first wife.’

She further revealed that ‘The husband is a member of the Sindh Assembly and a provincial minister adding that they tied the knot in a small ceremony attended by our close friends.’


Pakistani rupee registers marginal gain against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal and Dirham; Check forex rates

Pakistani rupee continued its momentum against the US dollar, and orther currencies in the open market on Thursday, as the local currency also improved in the inter-bank market.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Thursday, the US dollar moved down and was being quoted at 283.2 for buying and 286.15 for selling.

Euro comes down to 308 for buying and 311 for selling. British Pound rate dropped to 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED witnessed slight drop and new rate stands at 77.4 whereas the Saudi Riyal remained stable at 76.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 7 December 2023

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 283.2 286.15
Euro EUR 308 311
UK Pound Sterling GBP 358.5 362
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.4 78.1
Saudi Riyal SAR 76 76.8
Australian Dollar AUD 187.2 189
Bahrain Dinar BHD 757.23 765.23
Canadian Dollar CAD 209 211
China Yuan CNY 39.89 40.29
Danish Krone DKK 41.19 41.59
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.41 36.76
Indian Rupee INR 3.42 3.53
Japanese Yen JPY 1.39 1.45
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 921.71 930.71
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 61.02 61.62
New Zealand Dollar NZD 174.54 176.54
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.05 26.35
Omani Riyal OMR 739.62 747.62
Qatari Riyal QAR 78.22 78.92
Singapore Dollar SGD 211 213
Swedish Korona SEK 27.12 27.42
Swiss Franc CHF 324.94 327.44
Thai Bhat THB 8.06 8.21

Gold prices in Pakistan move down despite positive global cues; Check latest rates here

Gold price in Pakistan remained under pressure as the yellow metal moved down despite an upward trend in the international market.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 7 December 2023

On Thursday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,100 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,130. 

Single tola of 22 Karat Gold costs Rs199,000, 21 karat rate for per tola is Rs189,960 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,825.00 for each tola.

In the global market, gold prices hover at around $2026, gaining $8.30 on Thursday.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

Today Gold Price in Pakistan (4 September 2023)

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Karachi PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Islamabad PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Peshawar PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Quetta PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Sialkot PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Attock PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Gujranwala PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Jehlum PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Multan PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Bahawalpur PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Gujrat PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Nawabshah PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Chakwal PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Hyderabad PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Nowshehra PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Sargodha PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Faisalabad PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Mirpur PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565


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