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Nawaz, Bilawal mull sharing PM's Office for 3, 2 years in post-elections talks

Country remains in turmoil with no majority winner in Elections 2024

09:42 AM | 13 Feb, 2024
Nawaz, Bilawal mull sharing PM's Office for 3, 2 years in post-elections talks
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ISLAMABAD - Top political guns are having back-to-back meetings amid efforts to form coalition government in Centre as the country remains in turmoil with no clear winner.

Amid the talks, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz PML-N and Pakistan Peoples Party PPP are having a word on sharing PM office for the next five-year.

Reports in local media suggest that Sharif's party and PPP deliberated on possibility of picking PMs from either party for 3 and 2.5 terms.

In first meeting over the weekend, Sharif and PPP leadership discussed the possibility of appointing PM for half the term as seasoned politicians flocked together to cooperate for country's political stability as dust settles.

As per media reports, both sides reiterated to put nation's interests and people's well-being above everything and continue discussions regarding the prevailing political landscape.

Sharif and Bhutto family members stressed unwavering commitment to fulfilling the aspirations of masses and ensuring their voices were heard.

On the other hand, Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) started nationwide protests over alleged rigging in the general elections on February 8.

Khan's party members, along with Jamaat e Islami, TLP and other parties are protesting against election rigging.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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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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