LAHORE – Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi on Thursday sent a summary to dissolve the Punjab Assembly to Governor Balighur Rehman, confirmed PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry.
“I, Parvez Elahi Chief Minister Punjab, hereby advise you to dissolve the provincial assembly of Punjab,” reads the summary dated Jan 12.
The development comes hours after Elahi secured the vote of confidence from the assembly during a special session in the today’s wee hours amid ruckus created by the joint opposition. As many as 186 lawmakers reposed their trust in him.
Fawad Chaudhry said the assembly would stand dissolved after 48 hours if the summary is not approved by the governor. He said the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly would also be dissolved on Jan 14.
پنجاب اسمبلی کی تحلیل؛ وزیراعلی پنجاب نے تحلیل کی سمری پر دستخط کر کے گورنر پنجاب کو بھیج دی! گورنر کے پاس اب 2 دن ہیں سمری پر فیصلہ کرنے کے؛ بصورتِ دیگر اتوار 15جنوری کو پنجاب اسمبلی خودبخود تحلیل ہو جائیگی۔#PunjabAssembly pic.twitter.com/QZqFAbbpm5— Nasir Nisar (@MNasirNisar) January 12, 2023
The former information minister said a letter was also being sent to Hamza Shahbaz, the leader of opposition in the Punjab Assembly, for the formation of the caretaker government.
He said Punjab and KP were going into the elections, adding the PDM government in the Centre will have to face it.
Earlier in the day, the Lahore High Court disposed of a petition filed by CM Elahi against the governor’s order to denotify him as chief executive of the province. It happed after the governor withdrew his denotification order.
KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on February 9, 2023 (Thursday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||331||334.2|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||35.08||35.43|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.63||175.63|
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs193,700 on Thursday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs166,070.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs167,318 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 195,157.
Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.
|Lahore||PKR 193,700||PKR 2,350|
|Karachi||PKR 193,700||PKR 2,350|
|Islamabad||PKR 193,700||PKR 2,350|
|Peshawar||PKR 193,700||PKR 2,350|
|Quetta||PKR 193,700||PKR 2,350|
|Sialkot||PKR 193,700||PKR 2,350|
|Attock||PKR 193,700||PKR 2,350|
|Gujranwala||PKR 193,700||PKR 2,350|
|Jehlum||PKR 193,700||PKR 2,350|
|Multan||PKR 193,700||PKR 2,350|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 193,700||PKR 2,350|
|Gujrat||PKR 193,700||PKR 2,350|
|Nawabshah||PKR 193,700||PKR 2,350|
|Chakwal||PKR 193,700||PKR 2,350|
|Hyderabad||PKR 193,700||PKR 2,350|
|Nowshehra||PKR 193,700||PKR 2,350|
|Sargodha||PKR 193,700||PKR 2,350|
|Faisalabad||PKR 193,700||PKR 2,350|
|Mirpur||PKR 193,700||PKR 2,350|