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PM Imran asks world to mobilise institutions against India's 'rogue behaviour'

11:41 PM | 4 Jul, 2021
PM Imran asks world to mobilise institutions against India's 'rogue behaviour'

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday once again drew the international community’s attention to Indian involvement in terrorist attacks inside Pakistan and asked the world powers to mobilise their institutions to stop India's "rogue behaviour".

In his message on Twitter after a briefing by the national security adviser and the Punjab police chief on the elements involved in a bomb attack in Lahore’s Johar Town neighbourhood last week, the prime minister said the "planning and financing of this heinous terror attack has links to Indian sponsorship of terrorism against Pakistan".

"The global community must mobilise international institutions against this rogue behaviour," he urged.

The prime minister praised the "diligence and speed of Punjab Police's Counter Terrorism Department in unearthing the evidence and commended the excellent coordination of all our civil and military intelligence agencies".

'Indian citizen mastermind behind Johar Town blast'

On the prime minister's directives, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Security Dr Moeed Yusuf and Inspector General of Punjab Police Inam Ghani briefed the nation about the evidence gathered in the probe into the Johar Town blast, which resulted in deaths of three people and injuries to 22 others, including two policemen. In addition, 12 cars and seven houses were destroyed.

Moeed detailed how India sponsored the attack and how right after the blast there were thousands of cyberattack attempts to deflect attention from the blast.

"These attacks and the number and the sophistication in some cases leaves no doubt of [Indian] sponsorship and state linkage in this case," he said.

He said the prime minister has instructed his team "to use all possible legal and political means to get to the people outside Pakistan who are part of this international terrorist network".

"We will therefore be sharing all evidence with the international community and exposing the nefarious and real face of a state in our neighbourhood that has constantly sponsored terrorism against our innocent civilians."

The adviser called upon the international community to play its part saying it is "high time" to "stop turning a blind eye and play a constructive and legally binding role for the safety of innocent Pakistanis if they are really serious about peace and stability in the region".

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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PKR rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 16 April forex rates

Pakistani currency gains momentum against all currencies on April 16, 2024 Tuesday. US dollar was being quoted at 277.9 for buying and 280.85 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 295 for buying and 298 for selling while British Pound stands at 345 for buying, and 349 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.4 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 15 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.9 280.85
Euro EUR 295 298
UK Pound Sterling GBP 345 349
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
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 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76

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