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IHC issues notices to Gen (r) Bajwa, Gen (r) Faiz Hameed for ‘misrepresenting events’

02:14 PM | 9 Oct, 2023
IHC issues notices to Gen (r) Bajwa, Gen (r) Faiz Hameed for ‘misrepresenting events’
Source: social media

ISLAMABAD – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday issued notices to former army chief Gen (r) Qamar Javed Bajwa, and ex-chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Lt Gen (r) Faiz Hameed, in a plea seeking registration of a case in apex investigation agency.

IHC Chief Justice Aamer Farooq took up the plea against the top military and intelligence chief who according to the plaintiff breached legal barrier and misrepresented various events soon after stepping down from coveted roles.

The court further issued a notice to the federal investigators on application submitted for registration of a case against Qamar Javed Bajwa and Faiz Hameed. Journalists Javed Chaudhry, Shahid Maitla, Pemra, and the Press Association of Pakistan were also issued notices in the case.

In the written order, IHC CJ maintained that on the request of citizen Atif Ali, FIA took no action despite repeated requests against the retired army officials.

The petitioner maintained that TV host Javed Chaudhry and Shahid Maitla conducted the interviews for the sake of ratings which malign institutions, and society. He opined that freedom of expression was used for a ‘criminal act’ in tweaked interviews.

It said the interview portrayed a negative image of the armed forces and also tried to create a rift between state and the masses.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 24 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 24, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

On Saturday, Euro stands at 302  for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 24 February 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
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 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94

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