Sindh Assembly dissolved a day before completion of official term

09:19 AM | 12 Aug, 2023
Sindh Assembly dissolved a day before completion of official term
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KARACHI – Sindh Assembly has been dissolved late Friday on a summary forwarded by Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah.

The actual date of dissolution of the local legislature was August 12, but the house was dissolved a day before it the end of official tenure.

Sindh Governor Kamran Tessori signed the dissolution summary forwarded by Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah.

Meanwhile, Sindh Law Department notified the dissolution of the local legislature. The provincial assembly lasted four years, 11 months, and 29 days.

In his swansong address, former Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah congratulated members of house on completion of the term, recalling the government’s response to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic situation. Shah said their performance was better than many developed nations.

The provincial assembly followed the National Assembly dissolution pattern; its inaugural session was held on August 13, 2018, and the last official date was August 12.

As per the Constitution, if National or Provincial assembly completes its term, the polls will be held in 60 days. But if the time is not complete, the elections would be held in 90 days.

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PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 21, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300 for buying and 303 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

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

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300 303
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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