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Imran Khan welcomes judicial commission over rigging

06:14 PM | 8 Apr, 2015
Imran Khan welcomes judicial commission over rigging
HYDERABAD (Staff Report) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday welcomed the announcement of a three-member judicial commission by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk to investigate the allegations of rigging in general elections 2013.

PTI Chairman, while addressing a news conference, said the commission will submit its report in next 45 days and the whole conspiracy of rigging shall stand exposed. “If the commission finds no rigging in the elections I will personally congratulate the government”, he promised.

Khan urged all political parties and activists to contact to the judicial commission to submit the evidences of rigging in general election of 2013 as it will help to establish an electoral transparency in Pakistan. This is happening in Pakistan for the first time that a full-scale inquiry is being held over rigging in election, he said.

Earlier Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk formed a three member judicial commission to investigate the allegations of rigging in general election 2013.

The judicial commission will be headed by Chief Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk whereas the other two members are Justice Ejaz Afzal and Justice Amir Muslim Hani.

The first formal session of the commission will be held on Thursday at 1 PM in the building of Supreme Court in Islamabad.

The commission has been constituted after the president of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain issued an order on April 3 addressing to the chief justice to form a three member judicial commission to look into the allegations of rigging in the general polls of 2013.

The commission will complete its assigned task within the next 45 days.

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


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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