PTI leader Sadaqat Abbasi returns home four months after disappearance

12:35 AM | 7 Oct, 2023
Sadaqat Ali Abbasi
Source: File photo

Sadaqat Ali Abbasi, a leader of the embattled Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), has returned home four months after his disappearance. 

According to reports, Abbasi went into hiding soon after the May 9 riots triggered by former prime minister Imran Khan's arrest by the paramilitary forces at the Islamabad High Court (IHC). Later, Abbasi was reportedly arrested by the state agencies. 

A day earlier, Abbasi secured a pre-arrest bail from an anti-terrorism court (ATC) and then left the court premises with his lawyer. 

A video showing Abbasi arriving home is now going viral on the microblogging site X, formerly known as Twitter. In the video, Abbasi can be seen emotionally hugging his mother, daughters and wife and crying. His mother can be heard consoling Abbasi in the viral video.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 29 Feb 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 29, 2024 (Thursday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.1 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352 for buying, and 355.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.3.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 29 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.1 282.35
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.3 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.11 751.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.69 41.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.32 916.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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