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My son didn't commit suicide, he's a 'martyr': Tariq Jamil

05:24 PM | 4 Nov, 2023
My son didn't commit suicide, he's a 'martyr': Tariq Jamil

LAHORE – Islamic scholar Tariq Jamil’s son Asim Jamil passed away in a tragic way this week, leaving everyone in shock.

Asim Jamil's death prompted condolences from top politicians, activists, and scholars as it sent shockwaves across the country, and the incident also sparked different rumors about the alleged suicide.

Amid the contrasting claims from deceased family members and friends, Tariq Jamil has broken his silence on the death of his son as he remembered him as a 'martyr'.

A clip of Tableeghi Jamat leader is doing rounds on the internet, in which he called Asim's death a martyr's demise. Recalling his previous conversation with his late son, the teary-eyed scholar said his son wished death, as he realised the deception of life.Jamil said his son realised truth of this world, and said there is no place for him and all he want is the afterlife to meet Allah SWT and Prophet.

Sharing his grief, Maulana urged everyone to stop spreading lies about the incident, painting the death as a suicide, as the traumatic incident affected the family members deeply.

Asim Jamil passed away last Sunday due to gun wounds in Talamba. Police told media that the son of the revered scholar was shifted to Talamba Rural Health Centre, where he was pronounced dead. 

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 29 Feb 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 29, 2024 (Thursday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.1 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352 for buying, and 355.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.3.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 29 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.1 282.35
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.3 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.11 751.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.69 41.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.32 916.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91

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