Shaheen Shah Afridi urges people to vote in Feb 8 polls

06:05 PM | 7 Feb, 2024
Shaheen Shah Afridi urges people to vote in Feb 8 polls

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan T20 Captain Shaheen Shah Afridi on Wednesday urged the people of Pakistan to vote in the upcoming elections slated to be held on tomorrow (February 8).

Taking to X (formerly Twitter), Amir said, “Voting is not only our right — it is our power!” 

Emphasising the importance of casting votes, Shaheen said, “Go and vote tomorrow for better Pakistan InshaAllah. Pakistan Zindabad.”

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has established 90,675 polling stations across the country for Feb 8 polls. 

The ECP announced that it had completed the task of handing over 260 million ballot papers to the district returning officers (DROs) for the polls.

The spokesperson for the ECP said in a statement that a valid national identity card was required to cast vote. But ballot can be cast if the card is expired by presenting the original card before the election official, he added.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 26 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 26, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 26 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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