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Shehbaz Sharif meets Raja Riaz today to pick next caretaker Prime Minister

12:22 PM | 10 Aug, 2023
Shehbaz Sharif meets Raja Riaz today to pick next caretaker Prime Minister
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ISLAMABAD – As the government of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and its allies completes its tenure, outgoing premier Shehbaz Sharif and opposition members are yet to reach a consensus over caretaker setup.

To finalise the name, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will hold key talks with Opposition leader Raja Riaz today. If PDM members failed to reach a consensus, the matter will be landed in a parliamentary body.

Sharif and Mr Riaz are slated to meet today at 3:30 pm, the premier is expected to propose three names for the caretaker PM, while opposition leader Raja Riaz will also present the list of three potential candidates.

Earlier on late Wednesday, President Arif Alvi gave assent to dissolution of National Assembly, 3 days before the completion of its government's tenure, as he signed summary on advice of PM Shehbaz Sharif.

President Alvi dissolved National Legilslature under Article 58(1) on the advice of the prime minister, the statement issued by Presidency reads. 

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Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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