Caretaker speaker Murtaza Javed Abbasi administered his oath after the election.
Chairing the session after being elected as speaker from the same National Assembly, he paid regards to all of his supporters who showed confidence his in personality. I am thankful to Allah for returning in the position once again, he said.
He went on to say that that his victory is actually a victory of democracy which further strengthen the parliamentary system.
He pledged to continue working maintaining his neutral position in the house.
Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and Shafqat Mahmood of PTI were in run for the seat. Mahmood got 31 votes.
Caretaker speaker Murtaza Javed Abbassi presided over the election, while secretary NA administered the balloting for the slot.
Three candidates initially submitted nomination papers for the slot, however independent candidate from FATA Ghazi Ghulab Jamal withdrewn his nomination papers in favor of Sardar Ayaz Sadiq.
PPP, MQM, JUI-F, Jamaat-e-Islami, as well as independent members from FATA had announced support for the PML-N candidate.
On the other hand PTI's Shafqat Mahmood enjoyed support of his party and Pakistan Awami Muslim League.
The seat went vacant when an election tribunal declared election of Sardar Ayaz Sadiq as null and void on August 22. He was reelected as MNA on October 11 in a by-poll.
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KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on February 4, 2023 (Saturday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||337.01||337.71|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||34.19||34.54|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.25||175.25|
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 205,200 on Saturday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs175,930.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs167,318 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 195,157.
Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.
|Lahore||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Karachi||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Islamabad||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Peshawar||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Quetta||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Sialkot||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Attock||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Gujranwala||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Jehlum||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Multan||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Gujrat||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Nawabshah||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Chakwal||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Hyderabad||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Nowshehra||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Sargodha||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Faisalabad||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|
|Mirpur||PKR 205,200||PKR 2,430|