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PPP compares PM’s visit to GB with 'pre-poll rigging'

04:22 PM | 1 Nov, 2020
PPP compares PM’s visit to GB with 'pre-poll rigging'

KARACHI – Pakistan People’s Party has expressed reservations over the Prime Minister Imran Khan visit to Gilgit-Baltistan ahead of assembly elections.

PPP leader and Senator Sherry Rehman, while reacting to PM Imran’s visit, said that the Prime Minister and the federal ministers are illegally running an election campaign in Gilgit-Baltistan. PPP has filed a petition in the GB chief court against such violations in the election, she said.

Sherry Rehman said that election rules are being openly violated in the region as the federal ministers, Imran Khan himself has arrived in Gilgit-Baltistan to run the election campaign.

The PPP leader said that development projects were being announced during public gatherings, which could not be allowed after the election schedule is announced, and termed it an open rigging by the Prime Minister and his ministers.

PPP’s Sharmila Farooqi in a tweet states the visit as “Blatant Pre-poll rigging in Gilgit Baltistan”.

On the other hand, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday visited GB and addressed from the Azadi Parade ceremony  PM also announced to give provisional provincial status to Gilgit-Baltistan keeping in view United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates Today - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 19 July 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 19, 2024 (Friday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 278.9 for buying and 280.8 for selling. Euro's buying rate remains stable at 301.25 and selling rate is 303.15.

British Pound rate is 354.75 for buying, and 358.25 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.4 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.65.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 278.9 280.8
Euro EUR 301.25 303.15
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354.75 358.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.4 77.15
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.65 74.37
Australian Dollar AUD 184.55 186.35
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.15 749.15
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.75 205.75
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.4 26.7
Swiss Franc CHF 309.05 311.55
Thai Bhat THB 7.5 7.65

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