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Caretaker PM Kakar summoned in case of forced disappearance of Baloch students

12:05 PM | 13 Feb, 2024
Caretaker PM Kakar summoned in case of forced disappearance of Baloch students
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ISLAMABAD - Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday summoned interim Prime Minister Anwarul Haq Kakar in the case of forced disappearance of Baloch students.

Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani took up the case of implementation on the force disappearance, and lamented the absence of Attorney General in the case that made headlines.

Assistant Attorney General prayed before court to defer the hearing due to the unavailability of Attorney General, the court however turned down the request and summoned interim prime minister Anwaar ul Haq Kakar on Feb 19.

IHC judge further lamented the forced disappearance, saying those who are responsible should get capital punishment. 

In previous hearing, Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Aamer Farooq said the court felt embarrassed that the issue had been lingering for several years.

Last month, Supreme Court of Pakistan directed Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances to submit a “comprehensive report” on missing persons, along with the details of all production orders issued.

The commission was formed in 2011 to trace missing persons and fix responsibility on the individuals or organisations responsible for it.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 21, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300 for buying and 303 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

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

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300 303
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08

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