PPP election candidate Zulfiqar Shah injured in Mirpurkhas gun attack 

10:53 AM | 6 Feb, 2024
PPP election candidate Zulfiqar Shah injured in Mirpurkhas gun attack 
Source: File Photo

MIRPUR KHAS – As country of 241 million gear up for the February 8 elections, campaigning in some parts of the country has been muted while many election candidates are wounded or even killed.

As the current polls are holding under shadow of security threats, Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) candidate from Mirpur Khas Zulfiqar Shah suffered injuries in gun attack.

Local cops told media that unidentified attackers opened fire at PPP candidate from PS-46, and managed to escape from the scene. Six to seven bullets were fired at Shah's vehilce car, leaving the political candidate injured.

Zulfiqar Shah was then moved from Mirpur Khas for immediate medical assistance.

Last week, three children were injured in grenade attack on election office of PPP candidate in the Hub, Quetta.

Election Commission took notice of the attack and sought a report from the chief secretary and IG Balochistan.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 23 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 23, 2024 (Thursday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.25 for buying and 280.25 for selling.

Euro moved down to 297 for buying and 300 for selling while British Pound rate is 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.45.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 23 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.25 280.25
Euro EUR 297 300
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.45 74.2
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.52 748.52
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.91
Danish Krone DKK 40.52 40.92
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.3 912.3
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.39 59.99
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.11 172.11
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.92 26.22
Omani Riyal OMR 723.46 731.46
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 26.02 26.32
Swiss Franc CHF 305.97 308.47
Thai Bhat THB 7.67 7.82


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