PTI to observe 'Day of Gratitude' today, delays sit-in

03:25 PM | 1 Nov, 2016
PTI to observe 'Day of Gratitude' today, delays sit-in
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) has announced to delay its planned November 2nd sit-in and observe the day of 'thanksgiving' as apex court has initiated the legal proceedings against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

PTI chief Imran Khan while addressing party workers on Tuesday announced that the party will not hold any protest or sit-in due to Panama Leaks case hearing in the Supreme court.

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Khan said that he is thankful to those who stood by his side in his 'struggle' against corruption.

"We tried our best to get justice in the Parliament, but failed," Khan said, adding that he is thankful to Supreme Court for initiating the legal proceedings in the matter.

Khan asked his party workers to go back to their houses and return today to gather at Parade ground to celebrate the 'Day of Gratitude'. "This is a tremendous victory for us," Khan added.

"I am elated that the investigation into Nawaz Sharif's [alleged corruption] will begin day after tomorrow."

He said he is most grateful to Pervez Khattak for his time and effort. He also urged Islamabad administration to remove all barriers, "otherwise we will forcefully remove it."

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He urged Chief Minister Punjab to remove all hurdles in Lahore in the light of Lahore High Court decision. Islamabad High Court has allowed us to hold a rally, he said.

"Our sit-in will take place tomorrow. There will be no change in it," said PTI spokesman Naeemul Haque while talking to reporters outside the Supreme Court.

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"Thousands of people are pouring into Islamabad for the protest... no court has stopped us from exercising the right [to holding protests]."

"We are glad that this commission is going to be set up... it will it will get to the root of the matter...Panama Leaks is a small part of our collective national corruption... the whole system is corrupt here."


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 10 Dec 2023

Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against the US dollar, and other currencies in the open market on Sunday.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 283.4 for buying and 285.95 for selling.

Euro comes down to 307 for buying and 310 for selling. British Pound rate remains unchanged at 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED witnessed slight drop and new rate stands at 77.2 whereas the Saudi Riyal remained stable at 76.

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 283.4 285.95
Euro EUR 307 310
UK Pound Sterling GBP 358.5 362
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.2 78
Saudi Riyal SAR 76 76.8
Australian Dollar AUD 187.2 189
Bahrain Dinar BHD 755.82 763.82
Canadian Dollar CAD 209 211
China Yuan CNY 39.82 40.22
Danish Krone DKK 41.14 41.54
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.37 36.72
Indian Rupee INR 3.41 3.52
Japanese Yen JPY 1.39 1.45
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 922.14 931.14
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.82 61.42
New Zealand Dollar NZD 175.33 177.33
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.12 26.42
Omani Riyal OMR 738.71 741.76
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 78.07 78.77
Singapore Dollar SGD 211 213
Swedish Korona SEK 27.32 27.62
Swiss Franc CHF 324.5 327
Thai Bhat THB 8.08 8.23

Gold price drops in Pakistan; Check out today gold rates here

Gold prices decreased in local markets in line with the trend in the international market.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 10 December 2023

On Sunday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs216,300, and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs185,450.

Single tola of 22 Karat Gold price costs Rs198,274, 21 karat rate per tola costs Rs189,263 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,225 for each tola.

In the global market, gold prices hovers around $2,004 per ounce, after drop of $23.35 on Sunday.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Karachi PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Islamabad PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Peshawar PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Quetta PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Sialkot PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Attock PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Gujranwala PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Jehlum PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Multan PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Bahawalpur PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Gujrat PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Nawabshah PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Chakwal PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Hyderabad PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Nowshehra PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Sargodha PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Faisalabad PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486
Mirpur PKR 216,300 PKR 2,486


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