JUI-F’s Ghafoor Haideri denies receiving PTI’s offer for Senate deputy chairman seat

06:41 PM | 9 Mar, 2021
JUI-F’s Ghafoor Haideri denies receiving PTI’s offer for Senate deputy chairman seat

ISLAMABAD – Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JU-F) Secretary General Abdul Ghafoor Haideri on Tuesday rejected reports about receiving offer of the deputy chairman Senate seat from the ruling PTI.

Talking to media, he said that the offer if made had no worth because they did not accept the PTI government.

He also clarified that the JUI-F will accept the decisions made by the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), adding that the opposition parties are united.

Earlier, it emerged that Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani and Defense Minister Pervez Khattak held a meeting with Haideri to discuss the upcoming polls for Senate chairman and deputy chairman.

After the meeting, Khattak, according to media, said that he had offered the JUI-F leader the seat of the deputy Senate chairman in return to support for Sanjrani, who has been nominated by the PTI for Senate chairmanship. 


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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