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PM Imran, CJP Gulzar take notice of mob attack on Hindu temple in RYK

06:29 PM | 5 Aug, 2021
PM Imran, CJP Gulzar take notice of mob attack on Hindu temple in RYK

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed have taken notice of the attack on a Hindu temple in Rahim Yar Khan (RYK).

A mob on Wednesday vandalized a Hindu temple in Bhong town in Rahim Yar Khan after a nine-year-old Hindu boy, who allegedly urinated in a seminary, was granted bail by a local court.

A statement issued by Pakistan’s top court said that Dr. Ramesh Kumar, MNA and Patron in Chief Pakistan Hindu Council called on the chief justice and discussed the issue of attack on Hindu Temple.

CJP Gulzar showed grave concern over the tragic incident.

Taking cognizance of the issue, the top judge of the country has fixed the matter before Court on Friday at Islamabad with the directions to Chief Secretary Punjab and IGP Punjab to appear along with report and has also summoned Dr. Ramesh Kumar, MNA and Patron in Chief Pakistan Hindu Council.

Following his meeting, MNA Dr Ramesh Kumar Vankwani said that the chief justice has take suo motu of the attack.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Office has also taken notice of the incident, announced Special Assistant to PM on Political Communication Shahbaz Gill on Wednesday.

Terming it a “sad & unfortunate” incident, he said that the PM office has directed district administration to probe the case and take strict action against the culprits.

“Pakistani constitution provides freedom & protection to minorities to perform their worship freely,” he said in a tweet. 


Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45
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
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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