LONDON – Former Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan was arrested on Tuesday in relation to a case involving fraud in a land deal, sparking protests across Pakistan and around the world including United States, United Kingdom, Canada and other countries.
As the country’s opposition leader will appear at an anti-graft tribunal today, his supporters have been staging violent protests in sensitive areas including the army’s headquarters in the garrison city of Rawalpindi.
Besides the chaos in South Asian nation, protests erupted across the world where fans of cricketer-turned-politicians flexed muscles outside embassies and at famous landmarks to record their protest.
PTI also shared clips from New York, Washington, Dallas, Manchester, Chicago, London, Toronto, and other major metropolises across the globe.
In Britain, PTI UK leader Jahanzeb Khan is leading a protest organized by local leaders outside Pakistan High Commission.
The Secretary General of Muslim Council Wales, Salim Kidwai Sb joined us today at the protest organised by @PTI_Wales and has recorded this short video to show his support for our leader Imran Khan Sb.#PakistanUnderSiege #PakistanUnderFascism pic.twitter.com/OTwfr7sXLd— Madiha Ahmad 🇵🇰🇬🇧 (@madi_ahm) May 9, 2023
Supporters of former ruling party also staged a protest in Dallas against the arrest, and demand the immediate release of the chairman PTI. #ReleaselmranKhan, and other hashtags appeared on social media where thousands of tweets are being shared.
Protest in #Dallas against the #fascism imposed on Pakistan through puppets. We demand immediate release of @ImranKhanPTI . You can’t fool us anymore. We know who’s behind it all. #ReleaselmranKhan pic.twitter.com/BG2DorjC8e— Prisoner no 804 (@JohnWicPTI) May 10, 2023
A group of overseas Pakistanis gathered in Times Square New York to record their protest on the detention of former PM Imran Khan.
In Canada, PTI supporters flocked to Pakistan Consulate General to record their protest.
Canadian Pakistanis in Toronto are requested to join others at Pakistan Consulate General in Vaughn to record their protest. Lets send a message loud and clear that we are standing in solidarity with Imran Khan against his illegal abduction from the Court of Law. Join us today… pic.twitter.com/4aUpWSKuKH— PTI Canada Official (@PTIOfficialCA) May 9, 2023
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 October 1, 2023 (Sunday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||353.3||357|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||37.93||38.28|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||174.58||176.58|
KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 202,800 on Sunday.
The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs 173,870.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs168,730 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs196,807.
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 202,800||PKR 2,420|
|Karachi||PKR 202,800||PKR 2,420|
|Islamabad||PKR 202,800||PKR 2,420|
|Peshawar||PKR 202,800||PKR 2,420|
|Quetta||PKR 202,800||PKR 2,420|
|Sialkot||PKR 202,800||PKR 2,420|
|Attock||PKR 202,800||PKR 2,420|
|Gujranwala||PKR 202,800||PKR 2,420|
|Jehlum||PKR 202,800||PKR 2,420|
|Multan||PKR 202,800||PKR 2,420|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 202,800||PKR 2,420|
|Gujrat||PKR 202,800||PKR 2,420|
|Nawabshah||PKR 202,800||PKR 2,420|
|Chakwal||PKR 202,800||PKR 2,420|
|Hyderabad||PKR 202,800||PKR 2,420|
|Nowshehra||PKR 202,800||PKR 2,420|
|Sargodha||PKR 202,800||PKR 2,420|
|Faisalabad||PKR 202,800||PKR 2,420|
|Mirpur||PKR 202,800||PKR 2,420|