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Rangers favoring PTI in Karachi: Farooq Sattar

03:06 PM | 12 Aug, 2015
Rangers favoring PTI in Karachi: Farooq Sattar
ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) -  Muttahida Qaumi Movment (MQM) lawmaker Farooq Sattar on Wednesday alleged that Sindh Rangers have been favoring Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) while cornering MQM in Karachi operation.

Sattar, while speaking on the floor of the National Assembly, said MQM is being victimized as the party’s arrested workers are not being produced in courts. He further alleged that over 40 workers of his party had been killed extra-judicially.

Sattar further added that an unannounced ban has been enforced on social and charitable activities of the party while television channels have been instructed against live broadcast of MQM chief Altaf Hussain’s speeches.

MQM lawmaker, while concluding his speech in NA, said the decision of resignations from all electoral houses is final and would not be reversed. He chanted slogan 'Pakistan Zindabaad, Quaid-e-Azam Paindibaad' and stepped out of National Assembly.

Earlier, MQM lawmakers arrived at Parliament to submit their resignations. The MQM has decided to step out of the legislative fold in light of reservations over the ongoing Karachi operation.

Meanwhile, MQM MPAs in the Sindh Assembly have submitted their resignations. According to MQM leader Khawaja Izhar-ul-Hasan, 51 party MPAs tendered their resignations which were hand written.

 

Ali Zain is a member of the staff at Daily Pakistan Global. He earned BS Communication Studies degree from University of the Punjab. His thesis titled "Cultural Continuity and Mass Media: An analysis of leading online newspapers of Pakistan" has been published as a book in Germany. He has also translated David Mathews' book "The Ecology of Democracy" into Urdu. He tweets at @alimaan.

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Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 21 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 21, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.7 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro moved up to 298 for buying and 301 for selling while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 May 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 298 301
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.80
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739 747.8
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.53 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.65 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Baht THB 7.57 7.72

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