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Former PTI MPA Chaudhary Adnan shot dead in Rawalpindi

09:55 PM | 12 Feb, 2024
Former PTI MPA Chaudhary Adnan
Source: File photo

Former Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MPA Chaudhary Muhammad Adnan, who contested the election in 2024, was shot dead by unidentified men in Rawalpindi on Monday.

The incident took place at noon near Rawalpindi’s Police Lines and his driver was critically injured, police said in a statement.

According to the police, unidentified men riding a motorcycle opened opened fire on Adnan, killing the former MPA at the scene.

Police said they have launched an investigation into the assassination and CCTV footage of the incident was being obtained. Adnan’s body was shifted to the District Headquarter Hospital for post-mortem examination.

Adnan was contesting the Feb 8 general elections in NA-57 and PP-19 constituencies.

According to the information available on the Punjab Assembly website, Adnan, son of Chaudhary Muhammad Jan, was born on February 15, 1976 in Rawalpindi. He graduated in Commerce from the University of the Punjab, Lahore.

He was elected Member Punjab Assembly in General Elections 2018 and served as Parliamentary Secretary for Social Welfare. He also served as Parliamentary Secretary for Revenue during 2018-2020.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 24 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 24, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

On Saturday, Euro stands at 302  for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

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

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
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 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94

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