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Jamaat-e-Islami sweeps PK-95 by-poll: unofficial results

09:19 PM | 7 May, 2015
Jamaat-e-Islami sweeps PK-95 by-poll: unofficial results
LOWER DIR (Staff Report) – Jamaat-e-Islami has won by-poll to PK-95 (Lower Dir), according to unofficial results.

In all, Jamaat’s winning candidate Aizazul Mulk secured 18,798 votes from a total of 85 polling stations.

Awami National Party’s Bahadur Khan stood second with 16,822 votes.

Polling got underway in the by-election amid tight security arrangements Thursday morning.

The district administration had announced a public holiday in the district.

The PK-95 constituency, which has more than 140,000 registered voters, fell vacant after election of Sirajul Haq as senator.

Meanwhile, the Election Commission of Pakistan has announced if reports involving women voters being barred from voting surfaced, the bye-election would be declared null and void.

It may be mentioned here that of the total 140,000 registered votes in the constituency, only 38 percent are women voters.

The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.

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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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