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Election 2024: JI loses all three KP Assembly seats in vote recount

06:52 PM | 13 Feb, 2024
Election 2024: JI loses all three KP Assembly seats in vote recount
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PESHAWAR – Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) lost it representation in the upcoming Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly as all the three winning seats slipped from its hand in vote recount after general elections 2024.

JI candidate Sardar Khan, who was previously declared winner in PK-21, suffered defeat after recounting of the votes. He lost the seat to independent candidate Ajmal Khan, who secured 16,712 votes. 

In PK-20, JI’s Maulana Waheed Gul was defeated by PTI-backed independent candidate Anwar Zaib Khan in recounting as the latter grabbed 12,903 votes.

The same happened in PK-17 where JI candidate was declared winner in initial result but the religious political party lost the seat after recount was requested. 

The development is a setback for the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) as it, earlier in the day, announced an alliance with the JI to form government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. 

In KP Assembly, the independent candidates have won the 90 seats followed by the PML-N, which has secured only five seats. 

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 22 February 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 22, 2024 (Thursday)

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 300.2 for buying and 303.2 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.6 for buying, and 354.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.2 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.45.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 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 300.2 303.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.6 354.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.2 76.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.45 75.2
Australian Dollar AUD 181.15 183.15
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.15 209.15
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 207.1 209.1
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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