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Nawaz Sharif to land in Lahore on Oct 21, says Shehbaz

12:45 AM | 13 Sep, 2023
Nawaz Sharif
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Former prime minister Shehbaz Sharif said on Tuesday that his elder brother and three-time prime minister Nawaz Sharif will return to Pakistan from London on October 21. 

Nawaz has been living in self-imposed exile in London for the last four years.

A statement by Shehbaz, shared by PML-N Information Secretary Marriyum Aurangzeb on social media platform X, said the party founder would be given a grand welcome upon return.

Talking to the media in London accompanied by Nawaz, Shehbaz said: “This decision was taken after consultation with the party and according to this, Nawaz Sharif [will return to the country] on October 21.”

He said in response to a question that Nawaz would land in Lahore. “The whole nation is awaiting Nawaz Sharif’s return. The country and economy will progress again in the same way where Nawaz Sharif left Pakistan in 2017” when he was disqualified and removed from power, Shehbaz said.

Questioned about the PPP’s apprehensions on the matter of elections and the PML-N’s stance on timely elections, Shehbaz said holding elections was the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) constitutional duty.

“It is the ECP’s responsibility to hold elections in line with the new census and I fully hope that it will fulfil its constitutional responsibility.”

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 13 April 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency remains largely same against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 13, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Saturday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 12 April 2024

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