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PTI files reference against Asif Zardari for 'buying luxury cars from Toshakhana'

07:57 PM | 11 Oct, 2022
PTI files reference against Asif Zardari for 'buying luxury cars from Toshakhana'
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ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has filed a reference in National Assembly, seeking disqualification of PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari as MNA over buying three luxury vehicles from Toshakhan during his tenure as president. 

PTI leader Zulfi Bukhari and Iftikhar Durrani submitted the reference to National Assembly secretary as Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf was not available at that time. 

The PTI stalwarts alleged that the former president bought the vehicles from Toshakan in clear violation of 2013’s law, which barred the state of the head from buying gifted vehicles. 

They added that then-prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani approved an illegal summary to facilitate Zardari, who served as president during 2008 to 2013.

They said that Imran Khan, who is also facing a Toshakhan case, bought the gifts in line with the existing laws after paying the amount. 

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 18 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 18, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.50 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 349.7 for buying, and 353.25 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.80.

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
Euro EUR 296.00 299.00
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.70 353.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80 75.60
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.80 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182.00 184.00
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.18 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 204.00 206.00
China Yuan CNY 38.43 38.83
Danish Krone DKK 40.18 40.58
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.90 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.30 59.90
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.79 172.79
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.97 26.27
Omani Riyal OMR 723.88 731.88
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203.65 205.65
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 311.90 314.40
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73

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