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"Vote On!" Pakistani celebrities stress responsible voting on February 8th

11:39 PM | 7 Feb, 2024
Source: Instagram

As Pakistan gears up for its crucial general elections on February 8th, prominent figures from the entertainment industry are urging citizens to exercise their right to vote and shape the nation's future. 

Leading the charge is veteran actor Adnan Siddiqui, who emphasizes the importance of February 8th as a "pivotal day for the entire nation." He reminds citizens that voting is not just a right, but a responsibility, stating, "The power to bring change in the country is in our hands." He stresses that choosing not to vote is effectively surrendering the right to complain later.

Shaista Lodhi and Aiman Khan also echoed these statements.

Popular actresses Maya Ali, Ayeza Khan and Dananeer Mobeen emphasized the importance of using one's vote wisely on their Instagarm stories. 

Veteran actress Hina Khawaja Bayat goes a step further, sharing informative videos on how to vote on Instagram. By simplifying the voting process, she removes potential barriers and empowers citizens to participate with confidence.

Osman Khalid Butt also took to his Twitter to guide the beginners on how to vote.

With the general elections drawing near, the message from Pakistan's showbiz industry is clear: your vote matters. Don't let your voice go unheard - vote on February 8th!

The writer is a staff member.


Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 20 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains marginally same against US Dollar and other currencies on April 20, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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