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PAC takes up Ayyan Ali's currency smuggling case

02:45 PM | 6 Oct, 2015
PAC takes up Ayyan Ali's currency smuggling case
ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) - National Assembly's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Tuesday took up the famous currency smuggling case of supermodel Ayyan Ali in a session chaired by opposition leader Syed Khursheed Shah.

During the meeting representatives of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) briefed the committee about current status of the case. The challan has been completed in the case however the supermodel yet remains to be indicted for currency smuggling charges, official told committee members.

The model should be charged as soon as possible because the due process of investigation has been completed in the case, they added.

In an answer they said the US $500,000 amount recovered from Ayyan Ali's bag was submitted to public exchequer and that FBR has also received the due income tax from the supermodel. The amount cannot be used till the decision of the case.

When asked about the model's history of currency smuggling the official said that they had no information whether she ever smuggled currency in past or not.

Ali Zain is a member of the staff at Daily Pakistan Global. He earned BS Communication Studies degree from University of the Punjab. His thesis titled "Cultural Continuity and Mass Media: An analysis of leading online newspapers of Pakistan" has been published as a book in Germany. He has also translated David Mathews' book "The Ecology of Democracy" into Urdu. He tweets at @alimaan.

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Currency Rates Today - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 22 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 22, 2024 (Monday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.15 for buying and 280.85 for selling. Euro's buying rate remains stable at 301.25 and selling rate is 303.25.

British Pound rate is 354.75 for buying, and 358.25 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.4 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.60.

Currency Rates Today

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.15 280.85
Euro EUR 301.25 303.25
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354.75 358.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.40 77.15
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.60 74.32
Australian Dollar AUD 184.75 186.55
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.15 749.15
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.50 205.50
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.70 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 36.05 36.05
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202.00 204.00
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 309.05 311.55
Thai Bhat THB 7.50 7.65

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