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PAC seeks details of perks, privileges to retired judges, generals

09:38 PM | 1 Mar, 2023
PAC seeks details of perks, privileges to retired judges, generals
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ISLAMABAD – The Public Accounts Committee has sought the records of perks being offered to retired judges and generals of the country.

Noor Alam Khan chaired a meeting of the PAC on Wednesday when the committee sought records of plots, pensions and other privileges given to retired judges, generals and bureaucrats. It has also sought details of plots recovered by the Capital Development Authority (CDA).

Noor Alam Khan directed the audit authorities to present all the records next week, commenting that the country was facing economic crisis and they were enjoying thousands of liters of oil free of cost. A member of the committee revealed that 150,000 vehicles were being supplied with free fuel. The committee has also sought the record of free fuel being provided to the government vehicles.

In the meeting, the chairman PAC called for lifting a ban on new gas connection immediately after Barjees Tahir revealed that ban on connections caused surge in gas theft. Noor Alam has also directed the gas companies to arrest the people involved in gas theft and take legal action against them.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 21, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300 for buying and 303 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

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

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300 303
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08

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