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PPP wins four out of 6 seats in Senate by-election

09:31 AM | 14 Mar, 2024
PPP wins four out of 6 seats in Senate by-election
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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Poeples Party (PPP) on Thursday grabbed four out of six vacant seats in Senate by-elections. 

PPP bagged two Senate seats from Sindh where his candidates Aslam Abro and Saifullh Dharejo emerged victorious with 58 and 57 votes, respectively. Total 124 votes were cast in Sindh Assembly while one of them was rejected by the presiding officer. 

PPP’s Abdul Quddu Bizenjo secured 23 votes to win one of three Senate seats from Balochistan while remaining two seat were bagged by PML-N’s Mir Dostin Domki and JUI-F Abdul Shakoor.

Syed Yousuf Raza Gillani, the joint candidate of the ruling coalition, regained the Senate seat from the Islamabad by defeating Sunni Ittehad Council’s candidate Chaudhary Ilyas Mehrban. 

Out of the total 301 votes polled, Gillani bagged 204 votes, while his rival received 88 votes. Nine votes were rejected..

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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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