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JUI-F rejects election 2024 results, decides to sit on opposition benches

05:27 PM | 14 Feb, 2024
JUI-F rejects election 2024 results, decides to sit on opposition benches
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ISLAMABAD –Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) has rejected results for February 8 general elections, ruling out to make any alliance to become part of the government. 

JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman made the announcement in a press conference, saying his party would sit in opposition in the parliament. “I also invite Nawaz Sharif to sit with us,” he added.

He said his party had rejected the Election Commission of Pakistan’s statement that polls were held in transparent manners.

Stressing that the decision to not become part of the government has been taken by the party’s top committee and not by him, Fazlur Rehman alleged that ECP had been a puppet in hands of the establishment. 

“Those who believe elections were fair, they should forge the alliance to form the government,” he said, adding that record rigging was held during general election. 

A day earlier, PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif met with Fazlur Rehman at his residence in Islamabad and invited him to join alliance to form the coalition government in the Centre.

During the meeting, the JUI-F chief had reportedly discussed matters related to alleged rigging rigging in the February 8 elections, noting that his party’s mandate was stolen.

Fazlur Rehman had informed Shehbaz Sharif that he would present the proposal before the Majlis-e-Amaila of his party and would inform him about the decision. 

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 24 April 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 22, 2024 Monday in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293.2 for buying and 296.2 for selling while British Pound hovers at 339.5 for buying, and 343 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.25. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 24 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293.2 296.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 339.5 343
U.A.E Dirham AED 75 75.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.25 73.95
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71

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