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PML-N, PPP bar lawmakers from foreign trips as opposition gears up for no-trust move

01:46 PM | 7 Mar, 2022
PML-N, PPP bar lawmakers from foreign trips as opposition gears up for no-trust move
Source: Team Shehbaz Sharif (Twitter)

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) have barred their lawmakers in the National Assembly to travel abroad as the opposition striving to complete the numbers required for the success of no-trust motion against the government.

The major opposition parties have also asked the legislators to reach Islamabad where the future plan will be finalised.

PPP Information Secretary Shahzia Atta Marri said on Sunday that that Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has directed all party lawmakers to ensure their presence in the capital city.

Meanwhile, members of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PMD), an alliance of opposition, are arriving in Islamabad following the directives of party heads. The opposition, according to The News, may table the no-trust motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday or Wednesday.

PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif is already in the capital city while PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is also leading a anti-government march towards Islamabad.

Meanwhile, the PTI lawmakers are confident that opposition would fail in its no-trust move against the government.

On Sunday, PM Imran Khan warned the Opposition that he will go after them after they failed in their move to remove him.

Addressing a public gathering in Mailsi, the premier vowed that he will continue to confront the corrupt elements, adding that he was fully ready to tackle their no-trust motion. 

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PKR rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 16 April forex rates

Pakistani currency gains momentum against all currencies on April 16, 2024 Tuesday. US dollar was being quoted at 277.9 for buying and 280.85 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 295 for buying and 298 for selling while British Pound stands at 345 for buying, and 349 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.4 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 15 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.9 280.85
Euro EUR 295 298
UK Pound Sterling GBP 345 349
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76

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