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.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 18 May 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 18, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro stands at 297 for buying and 299.5 for selling while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 352 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

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

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 297 299.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 352
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 747.77 755.77
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.49 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.25 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.96 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Bhat THB 7.57 7.72


Follow us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter

Sign up for Newsletter