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Incoming Senate chief Rabbani vows to safeguard Parliament

05:25 PM | 12 Mar, 2015
Incoming Senate chief Rabbani vows to safeguard Parliament
ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Newly-elected Senate chairman Raza Rabbani on Thursday vowed to safeguard the sovereignty of Parliament as custodian of the Upper House.

In his address to the Senate before taking oath as chairman, Rabbani congratulated all the newly-sworn in senators and said, "As chairman of the House, I will treat everybody the same way. I shall involve every member of the Senate in the legislation process to glorify this Parliament."

He thanked every political party for their unanimous nomination to put him to the top post.

Rabbani also requested the speaker of the National Assembly to join hands with the Senate in maintaining the dignity of the legislative insitiutuions.

Incoming Senate chairman, on the occasion, also resigned as additional secretary general of the Pakistan People’s Party.

Later on, Rabbani took the oath of office from Senator Ishaq Dar.

Also Rabbani will function as the caretaker president of Pakistan as President Mamnoon Hussain is on his four-day visit to Azerbaijan.

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


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 18 April 2024

Pakistani currency continues to gain against US Dollar and other currencies on April 18, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.2 for buying and 280.3 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 18 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.2 280.3
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.25  345.65 
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25  75.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.63 747.63
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
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 3.32 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.26 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.24 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.75 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.42 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.37 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.76


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