PTI holds first power show in Peshawar today after Imran Khan’s ouster

Imran Khan led party decides to start mass contact drive from KP's capital

07:28 PM | 13 Apr, 2022
PTI holds first power show in Peshawar today after Imran Khan’s ouster
Source: Radio Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s former ruling party Tehreek-e-Insaf will launch a mass contact campaign from Peshawar with a rally to be addressed by ousted prime minister Imran Khan.

Now, out of power Imran Khan, was ousted as premier after a vote of no confidence in parliament over the weekend while he will be holding the first power show in largest Pashtun-majority city in the South Asian country today.

Provincial lawmakers said a protest campaign will be started across Pakistan against the ‘foreign elements’ allegedly involved in the ouster of the Imran Khan-led government.

Earlier, in a video clip, Khan called out to Peshawar residents, informing them about PTI's plans for a mass contact campaign. He mentioned that an imported government has been imposed on Pakistan through conspiracy, urging the masses to protects for their freedom and democracy.

Khan also mentioned that they will struggle for immediate elections to be held in Pakistan.

Meanwhile, PTI also decided to hold a rally on April 24 in the country’s second-largest metropolis Lahore. Party officials said date of the power show was decided in the meeting of the political committee while another PTI rally will be held at Jinnah’s Mausoleum Karachi on April 16.

Last Sunday, supporters of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf rocked streets of major metropolises across the country in a show of support for the ousted premier while, overseas supporters of the PTI also turned up to support Imran Khan.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 22 May 2024

 Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 22, 2024 (Wednesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.15 for buying and 280.05 for selling.

Euro moved down to 297 for buying and 300 for selling while British Pound rate is 349 for buying, and 352.5 for selling.

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

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.15 277.15
Euro EUR 297 300
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349 352.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.45 74.2
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.34 748.34
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.91
Danish Krone DKK 40.52 40.92
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.3 912.3
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.34 59.94
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.11 172.11
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.92 26.22
Omani Riyal OMR 723.13 731.13
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.98 26.28
Swiss Franc CHF 305.97 308.47
Thai Bhat THB 7.67 7.82


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