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PTI apologizes for 35 puncture scandal

12:58 PM | 2 Jul, 2015
PTI apologizes for 35 puncture scandal
LAHORE (Staff Report) - Dr Arif Alvi, leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) said that the time has come to apologise for 35 punctures statement by the party's chief, Imran Khan.

Dr Alvi tweeted that the time has come to apologise for 35 puncture scandal.

During an interview in a talk show on private news channel, PTI Chairman admitted 'the claim of 35 puncture was a political statement'. 

Following the statement, there was a backlash against the party on social media, in which people criticised PTI leadership. Earlier, Khan had claimed that the 35 punctures were 35 seats that Najam Sethi rigged in favor of PML-N as chief minister.

Replying to Dr Alvi's tweet, senior journalist, Najam Sethi said that he did not except the PTI leader to believe in the scandal.

The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 19, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 19 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.25 345.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.09 748.09
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.44 38.84
Danish Krone DKK 39.69 40.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.64 911.64
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.31 25.61
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.87
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.08 307.58
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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