PTI leaders Ali Nawaz, Amir Dogar arrested as crackdown on party leaders continues

11:42 PM | 9 Nov, 2023
Ali Nawaz Awan and Amir Dogar
Source: File photos

MANSEHRA –  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders Ali Nawaz Awan and Amir Dogar were arrested in the Batal area of Mansehra in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday. 

Hundreds of PTI leaders and workers have been arrested and forced to leave the party since May 9 riots triggered by former prime minister Imran Khan's arrest at the hands of paramilitary troops on the premises of the Islamabad High Court (IHC).

Awan and Dogar are former members of the National Assembly. Reports said they were arrested at the residence of arrested at the residence of local party leader Razaullah Khan. Khan too was arrested along with his cousins.

Last week, the Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) Punjab arrested PTI leader Asad Qaiser in Islamabad in the Swabi’s Gaju Khan Medical College corruption case. Sources said that Asad Qaiser was transferred to Bani Gala Police Station.

PTI chief Imran Khan and vice-chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi are already incarcerated at the Adiala Jail in multiple cases.

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 27 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar in the open market on February 27, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 76.7.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 27 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.56 40.96
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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