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Arrest warrants issued against former PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

12:42 PM | 10 Sep, 2018
Arrest warrants issued against former PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
LAHORE  - The Lahore High Court issued bailable arrest warrants of former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in a case regarding the leakage of sensitive information on Monday.

Besides Abbasi, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and Dawn reporter Cyril Almeida have also been issued notices by the august court.

A full bench of the Lahore High Court had issued notices to Abbasi and his predecessor Nawaz Sharif on June 26.

In a petition, an action was sought against Sharif for trying to defame state institutions while Abbasi was accused of disclosing minutes of the National Security Council’s meeting to Nawaz Sharif.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is set to contest by-elections for NA-124 seat falling in Lahore, on October 14th.

The writer is a civil servant.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal 12 April

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 12, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Friday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.65 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 - 12 April 2024


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