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Bank holiday announced in Pakistan for Feb 8 elections

06:59 PM | 6 Feb, 2024
Bank holiday announced in Pakistan for Feb 8 elections
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KARACHI – The State Bank of Pakistan will remain closed on February 8 (Thursday) on the account of general elections in the country. 

The central bank has issued a notification in this regard, saying the Election Commission of Pakistan has notified the holiday to “enable the voters to exercise their right of franchise freely and conveniently in General Election, 2024”.

Meanwhile, the deadline for election campaigns by all political parties will end tonight while the voting will be held on February 8 across the country. 

According to election regulations, campaigning will end precisely at midnight on the night between February 6 and 7.

 The ECP cautions that candidates engaging in political activities after the deadline will face legal consequences.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal 12 April

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 12, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Friday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.65 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 - 12 April 2024


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