LAHORE – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif remained safe after a group of angry people attacked his vehicle when he was roaming the city on Wednesday night ahead of elections in the country.
Videos circulating on social media show a mob hitting his vehicle and hurling abuses at him. A section of social media claims that he faced public wrath due to poor performance of his government while some reports said angry people slammed him due to the broken drainage system in Kahna area of Lahore.
During the incident, the windshield of his vehicle was also broken by people. However, the former prime minister remained unhurt in this incident.
Later, the PML-N president took to social media platform X and acknowledged the incident. He also shared a video, stating that he met with representatives of the mob that had intercepted his vehicle and heard their concerns.
کل میں نے اپنے قومی اسمبلی کے حلقے سے عوامی رابطہ مہم کا آغاز کیا۔ اس کیمپین کا مقصد صرف اپنا ایجنڈا عوام کے سامنے رکھنا ہی نہی بلکہ ان کی باتیں اور تجاویز سن کر ان سے سیکھنا اور مسائل کا حل تلاش کرنا بھی ہے۔ کل میرے حلقے سے کچھ لوگوں نے میری گاڑی روک کر اپنے مسائل بیان کیے۔ آج… pic.twitter.com/tCLOodWBss— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) October 5, 2023
Shehbaz Sharif said he had assured them of addressing their issues.
Pakistani rupee continue to witness further losses against US dollar in the open market on despite positive economic indicators and massive surge in Stock Market.
On Tuesday, the dollar was being quoted at 285.1 for selling and 288.15 for buying purposes for customers.
Euro price moves down by Rs2 to 312 for buying and 315 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling after increase.
UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal also witnessed fall and new price stands at 76.25.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||362|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.24||36.59|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
KARACHI – Gold continues to move upward in local market amid surge in international rates.
On Tuesday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs217,600, and the price for 10-gram gold saw increase of Rs943 to reach Rs186,557.
Globally, yellow metal went up by $12 to settle at $2,015 per ounce.
Last week, per tola gold price increased by Rs800 per tola, and it hovers around two month high.
|Lahore||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Karachi||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Quetta||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Attock||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Multan||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|