Religious minister responds to Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman's announcement about mosques

Web Desk 01:06 PM | 15 Apr, 2020
Religious minister responds to Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman's announcement about mosques

ISLAMABAD - Minister for Religious Affairs Pir Noor ul Haq Qadri says decision regarding congregational prayers like Friday, Taraweeh and Aitkaaf will be made in unison.

In a statement, he said the decision will be made after consultation and understanding with the Ulema.

He said prominent Ulema of all sects and politico-religious leadership will be taken into confidence during a meeting to be chaired by President Dr. Arif Alvi on Saturday. 

The religious minister's statement comes after renowned scholar Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman announced that Taraweeh, Aitkaaf will continue without disruption during Ramazan despite coronavirus lockdown. 

Minutes after Prime Minister Imran Khan announced to extend the lockdown for more two weeks, the scholar during a press conference said that the restriction will no longer applicable on mosques. 

However, he urged the people to observe social distancing while praying at mosques.

"We want to give the government a message that mosques should not be closed," he said.

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KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on February 7, 2022 (Tuesday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279 282
Euro EUR 296.67 297.26
UK Pound Sterling GBP 331.71 332.41
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.8 75.1
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.21 73.51
Australian Dollar AUD 190.31 192.72
Bahrain Dinar BHD 732.23 740.23
Canadian Dollar CAD 205.22 207.42
China Yuan CNY 40.72 41.12
Danish Krone DKK 39.92 40.32
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.08 35.43
Indian Rupee INR 3.35 3.46
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 900.32 909.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 64.65 65.25
New Zealand Dollar NZD 174.19 176.19
Norwegians Krone NOK 27.12 27.42
Omani Riyal OMR 715.11 723.11
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 75.64 76.34
Singapore Dollar SGD 208.03 210.03
Swedish Korona SEK 26.1 26.4
Swiss Franc CHF 297.31 299.81
Thai Bhat THB 8.25 8.4

KARACHI – The gold price in Pakistan dropped by Rs4,300 per tola to reach Rs200,000 on Tuesday as it lost ground on second consecutive day after witnessing mostly bullish trend last week.

As per the All-Pakistan Sarafa Gems and Jewellers Association (APSGJA), the price of 10 grams of 24 carats gold decreased by Rs3,686 to settle at Rs171,468.

On Monday, the gold price witnessed a drop of Rs200 per tola to close at Rs204,300.

In the international market, the commodity dropped by $1 to reach $1,869 per ounce.

Meanwhile, silver prices in the domestic market slumped by Rs20 per tola and Rs17.14 per 10 grams to reach at Rs2,230 and Rs1,911, respectively.


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