Yasmin Rashid all set for NA-130 battle against Nawaz Sharif after tribunal's nod

01:24 PM | 10 Jan, 2024
Yasmin Rashid all set for NA-130 battle against Nawaz Sharif after tribunal's nod
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LAHORE – The appellate tribunal of Lahore High Court accepted the nomination papers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) senior leader Dr Yasmin Rashid for NA-130 Lahore, a stronghold of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz. 

LHC tribunal comprising nine judges took up the the appeals of several PTI leaders who faced the rejection of nomination papers from ROs. 

Among those were country's former health minister Dr Yasmin Rashid who gets nod to contest the elections from provincial capital. LHC Election Tribunal Judge Justice Tariq Nadeem heard the appeal filed against the Returning Officer’s (RO) decision to reject the nomination papers of PTI leader.

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Mian Nawaz Sharif submitted nomination papers to contest elections from Lahore’s National Assembly constituency NA-130.

Earlier, Nawaz Sharif’s nomination papers were approved to contest elections from the same constituency.

Some other candidates including PPP leader Ahmad Khan, Bilal Yasin and Waheed Alam Khan have also submitted their nomination papers for NA-130 Lahore.

Dr Yasmin Rashid, a close aide of Imran Khan, remains in jail since May last year. PTI leaders faced severe crackdown and Yasmin Rashid's arrest was made over the charges related to the riots that started after arrest of PTI founder Imran Khan on May 9.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 19 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 18, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro stands at 297 for buying and 299.5 for selling while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 352 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 19 May 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 297 299.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 352
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 747.77 755.77
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.49 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.25 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.96 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Baht THB 7.57 7.72


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