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Pakistan's political parties amp up campaigns as electioneering ends today

11:23 AM | 6 Feb, 2024
Pakistan's political parties amp up campaigns as electioneering ends today
Source: pml.n.official/Facebook

LAHORE – With some hours to go until the deadline of February 8 general elections, electioneering picked up steam in Pakistan as political parties approached voters in their areas.

February 6 marks the end of election campaigning for the upcoming February 8 general elections, in accordance with constitutional regulations. 

As per the latest announcement, Pakistan People’s Party will end its election campaign with power show in its stronghold Larkana. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Aseefa Bhutto and other central leaders of the party will address the public meeting.

PML-N, the favorite party for next polls, will end its election campaign with final election power show in Kasur. Sharif, and his key aides attend the party’s public meeting at Railway Ground on 2:00 PM.

Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has successfully distributed 260 million ballot papers to district returning officers (DROs) for the impending polls.

As deadline ends today, ECP spokesperson warned that legal consequences will ensue if election regulations are breached after the given time.

The spokesperson of top electoral body clarified that valid ID card is necessary for voting. However, individuals with expired cards can still cast their ballot by presenting the original card to election officials.

The spokesperson attributed the timely completion of the crucial responsibility to distribute voting material to the dedicated efforts and organised planning of the Commission’s staff.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 13 April 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency remains largely same against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 13, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Saturday, 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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