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Anti-corruption dept tightens noose around ex-ISI chief Faiz Hameed’s brother in land scam case

02:08 PM | 8 Aug, 2023
Anti-corruption dept tightens noose around ex-ISI chief Faiz Hameed’s brother in land scam case

RAWALPINDI – Punjab’s anti-corruption department has continued to tighten noose around Najaf Hameed, brother of former Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) director general Lt (retd) Gen. Faiz Hameed.

Sardar Najaf Hameed, a deputy revenue official who was sacked and facing an inquiry over misconduct, is being probed for records of lands under his ownership.

Anti-corruption officials start probe against the brother of former spymaster as Mr. Najaf has been accused of accumulating assets beyond his own means.

Media reports suggest that ACE Punjab has formed a new case against Naib Tehsildar Najaf Hameed over embezzlement of land transfer fees. Officials claimed to have substantial evidence of misconduct in transfer fees of land located in Chakwal.

Meanwhile, an audit of the land transfer fees is underway as investigators found misappropriation of funds in excise duty, registry fees, and withholding taxes.

Earlier this year, the brother of former ISI chief was dismissed from service. Several other employees including eight patwaris were also suspended.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 22 February 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 22, 2024 (Thursday)

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300.2 for buying and 303.2 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.6 for buying, and 354.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.2 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.45.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300.2 303.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.6 354.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.2 76.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.45 75.2
Australian Dollar AUD 181.15 183.15
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.15 209.15
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.1 209.1
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08

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