Nawaz Sharif will come to Lahore via GT Road on Wednesday

04:58 PM | 5 Aug, 2017
Nawaz Sharif will come to Lahore via GT Road on Wednesday
ISLAMABAD - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who had been disqualified by the Supreme Court, will come to Lahore in form of convoy from Islamabad via GT Road on Wednesday (August 9), local media reported.

As per the details, the prime minister held a consultative meeting with Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) leaders regarding going to Lahore.

Sources said that the PML-N has reached this decision due to the continuous demands of the supporters and party stalwarts.

In order to welcome the former prime minister, welcome camps will be set up on the route where he will address the public.

PML-N leader Asif Kirmani said that the convoy of Nawaz Sharif will depart at 9am on August 9 for Lahore.

Earlier, Nawaz Sharif was scheduled to come to Lahore on Sunday, but the decision was changed after the consultation due to security reasons.

On Saturday, Nawaz Sharif, who basked in the warmth of reception extended by his supporters as he arrived in the capital from his Shangla Gali residence in Murree headed to Punjab House in Islamabad.

He held meeting with his party members, representatives of CPNE and television anchors at Punjab House Islamabad, where he slammed former president Pervez Musharraf for his statement that dictatorship was better than the civilian rule.

Regarding his plan to travel to Punjab’s provincial capital in the form of a convey, Sharif replied that he was eager to travel via road, however, the security officials asked him to skip the plan.

‘I would go to Lahore via G.T road in coming days if I don’t make it today or tomorrow’ he assured.

It is notable that Nawaz Sharif had been disqualified by the Supreme Court for concealing his job with Capital FZE while announcing the decision of high-profile Panama Papers case.


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 28 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains momentum against US dollar in the open market on February 28, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar moves up and currently hovers at 282 for buying and 282.25 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303.1 for buying and 306.1 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.6 for buying, and 355.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 28 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 282 282.25
Euro EUR 303.1 306.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.6 355.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181.1 183.1
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.1 209.1
China Yuan CNY 38.87 39.27
Danish Krone DKK 40.61 41
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.75 36.1
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.5 59.1
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.41 26.71
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.15 209.15
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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