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Corps commander Karachi directs Rangers to continue Opt against criminals

01:55 PM | 12 Mar, 2015
Corps commander Karachi directs Rangers to continue Opt against criminals
KARACHI (APP) - Corps Commander Karachi, Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar on Thursday visited Rangers headquarters where he briefed over Wednesday’s raid on MQM headquarters, Nine Zero.
Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar was briefed by Rangers Director General (DG) Major General Bilal Akbar over law and order situation in backdrop of the raid.
The corps commander also inspected arms recovered from MQM office.
Sources said Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar appreciated Rangers role in maintaining peace in Karachi, affirming that operation against criminals would continue indiscriminately.

On Wednesday, paramilitary Rangers raided the offices, seizing a "huge quantity" of weapons and arresting several criminals, including one convicted of murdering TV journalist Wali Babar.

The raid sparked an angry response from MQM whose leader Altaf Hussain claimed that the security personnel brought weapons and ammunitions ‘wrapped in blankets’ with them and then claimed recovery from there.

MQM claimed that its worker, Ali Shah, 25, was killed in firing by Rangers. However, spokesman of the security forces denied the charge.

The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.

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Pakistani currency gains momentum against all currencies on April 16, 2024 Tuesday. US dollar was being quoted at 277.9 for buying and 280.85 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 295 for buying and 298 for selling while British Pound stands at 345 for buying, and 349 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.4 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 15 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.9 280.85
Euro EUR 295 298
UK Pound Sterling GBP 345 349
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76

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