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Did police raid LUMS after students’ grilling of PM Kakar?

05:50 PM | 1 Nov, 2023
Did police raid LUMS after students’ grilling of PM Kakar?
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LAHORE – Punjab Inspector General (IG) Dr Usman Anwar has rejected the reports claiming that police raided the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) after students hurled pinching questions at caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar during his visit this week. 

In a message on X, the Punjab Police chief termed the videos circulating on social media regarding a raid on the university as “fake,” saying no such orders were given to any official. 

He called it an attempt to malign the visit of the prime minister to the university. 

His response comes after the video clips showing movement of police vehicles with social media users claiming that the security officials have raided the LUMS to arrest students.  

A user wrote. “The Punjab government should refrain from taking any action against students of #LUMS. They have every right to freedom of speech and expression. Asking questions isn't a crime. Youth are the pillars of society, the backbone of the nation and the hope of the future”.

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It all started days after PM Kakar visited the varsity where he encountered grilling from some students. One of the students had expressed regrets over his late arrival, a concern that was addressed by the premier in a composed way. 

Later, another student made questions about delay in elections in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa while some raise concerns over some of the decisions by the interim government. 

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 25 Feb 2024 forex rates

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 25, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 25 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
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 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94

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