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Sindh Governor calls for arresting Muslims consuming alcohol

03:08 PM | 3 Apr, 2024
Sindh Governor calls for arresting Muslims consuming alcohol
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KARACHI – Sindh Governor Kamran Tessori said Muslims, who consume alcohol, should be arrested, local media reported on Wednesday.

Speaking at an event, the governor lamented that street crime had surged in Karachi, adding that most of the mobile snatchers and looters are high on alcohol and they did not even care while taking life of others, Geo News reported.  He also called for sealing the shops selling the prohibited substance to Muslims.

Tessori revealed that he had written a letter to Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, demanding him to take notice of the rising street crime. He said influence of dacoits from Kaccha area is also increasing in the city.

He said principals of Riyasat-e-Madniah has been enforced in Governor House from today, adding that the bank accounts of the Governor House will be made interest free while arrangements will be made for five time prayers.

He further said arrangements were also being made for a university to accommodate 50,000 for IT education.

The media outlet, which first reported the Governor's statement about arresting Muslims over alcohol consumption, later withdrew it from the story. 


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 18 April 2024

Pakistani currency continues to gain against US Dollar and other currencies on April 18, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.2 for buying and 280.3 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 75.25 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 18 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.2 280.3
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.25  345.65 
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25  75.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.63 747.63
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.32 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.26 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.24 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.75 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.42 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.37 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.76


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