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ECP reserves decision on Nawaz Sharif’s plea to withhold NA-15 result

12:06 PM | 11 Feb, 2024
ECP reserves decision on Nawaz Sharif’s plea to withhold NA-15 result

ISLAMABAD – The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Sunday reserved decision on petition filed by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, seeking a restraining order on the final notification of the NA-15 Mansehra-II election result.

A four-member bench of the ECP, led by the chief election commissioner, presided over the hearing.

Nawaz Sharif’s legal representative argued that Form 45 from 125 polling stations in the NA-15 Mansehra constituency had not been issued.

The counsel highlighted the challenges faced in the Kala Dhakka area of the constituency, citing severe backwardness and disrupted communication due to snowfall.

Accusations were made that presiding officers had excluded polling agents, casting doubt on the transparency of the election process. The lawyer contended that ensuring transparent elections was the responsibility of the election commission and asserted that NA-15’s election was not conducted transparently.

The counsel emphasized that Form 47 could not be issued without Form 45 and urged the commission to restrain the final notification of the NA-15 result.

An ECP member from KP questioned whether the election was deemed transparent, to which the lawyer reiterated that transparency was lacking in this constituency.

Unofficial results from all polling stations indicated that independent candidate Shahzada Gustasap Khan secured victory with 105,249 votes, while Nawaz Sharif came in second with 80,382 votes.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 24 April 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 22, 2024 Monday in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293.2 for buying and 296.2 for selling while British Pound hovers at 339.5 for buying, and 343 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.25. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 24 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293.2 296.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 339.5 343
U.A.E Dirham AED 75 75.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.25 73.95
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71

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