Man self-immolates outside PM House in Islamabad

08:57 PM | 3 Apr, 2020
Man self-immolates outside PM House in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD - A man has committed suicide by setting himself on fire outside the PM House, police said on Friday.

Faisal, a resident of Murree's Pirwadhai locality, self-immolated outside Gate No. 2 of the prime minister house. He was immediately shifted to the PIMS Hospital in a critical condition. However, he succumbed to his burn wounds.

Police also recovered a letter addressed to Prime Minister Imran Khan from his body. In the letter, the man had appealed for an inquiry to be initiated against a politician named Jawad Abbas. The deceased stated Jawad had been booked him in a case of possession of 20 liters alcohol.

However, Rawalpindi police said the man had been booked on September 19, 2019, in a case of attempted rape of a minor girl. There was no case of liquor possession against him in Pirwadhai police station, they added.

Later on, PM Imran took notice of the incident and directed the Islamabad Chief Commissioner Amer Ali Ahmad to initiate a judicial inquiry over the matter.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


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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