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JUI-F’s Haideri elected as Senate deputy chairman

06:35 PM | 12 Mar, 2015
JUI-F’s Haideri elected as Senate deputy chairman
ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Abdul Ghafoor Haideri of Jamiat Ulama-e-Islam-Fazl was elected as deputy chairman of the Senate on Thursay after he bagged 74 votes against his opponent’s 16 votes.

Federal Interior Minister Ishaq Dar, who was functioning as the presiding officer, announced the polling results for the post of deputy chairman of the Upper House of Parliament. Six votes were declared void. Syed Shibli Faraz of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf only got 16 votes.

Later on Haideri took the oath as deputy chairman of the House from Ishaq Dar.

Before the session started, as many as 46 newly elected senators took the oath as members of the Upper House. Raza Rabbani was elected unopposed chairman of the House.

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


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 21, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

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

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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