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PTI's Yousafzai wins PK-23 Shangla seat in re-polling

09:31 PM | 10 Sep, 2018
PTI's Yousafzai wins PK-23 Shangla seat in re-polling
PESHAWAR - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Shaukat Yousafzai has won Pakhtunkhwa Assembly PK-23 Shangla seat in re-polling in the constituency, according to unofficial results.

According to unofficial and unconfirmed results of 135 polling stations of the provincial constituency, Shaukat Yousafzai has won the seat after security 42,116 votes, while Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s Muhammad Irshad Khan was the runner-up in the re-polling securing 22,315 votes.

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had declared results of PK-23 Shangla invalid as the ratio of women voters was less than 10 percent in General Elections 2018 and ordered re-polling.

According to Provincial Election Commission, the polling began at 8:00 am and continue till 6:00 pm without any break.

Thirteen candidates were in the run for the seat. Prominent among them are Shaukat Yousafzai of PTI, Muhammad Irshad of PML-N, Muhammad Yaar of MMA, Umer Zada of ANP and Afsar-ul-Mulk of PPP.

One hundred and thirty-five polling stations were established across the constituency.

The writer is a staff member. He has been affiliated with Pakistan's leading English newspapers and worked as News Producer at FM 107.4. Death (as...he is a station, and death is a longest journey from seen to unseen world), Rain, and winter's Full Moon 'Jarray ki Chandani' always fascinate him too much.


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Euro was quoted at 295 for buying and 298 for selling while British Pound stands at 345 for buying, and 349 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.4 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 15 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.9 280.85
Euro EUR 295 298
UK Pound Sterling GBP 345 349
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
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 1.94
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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