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Pakistan Election 2024: Two independents, IPP candidate win after re-poll in PS-18, PK-90, NA-88

12:25 AM | 16 Feb, 2024
Pakistan Election 2024: Two independents, IPP candidate win after re-poll in PS-18, PK-90, NA-88

ISLAMABAD – Two independent candidates and one IPP candidate won the election after re-poll in PS-18, PK-90 and NA-88 constituencies on Thursday, according to unofficial results.

in Ghotki's PS-18 constituency, independent candidate Jam Mehtab Dahar won after the vote count at two polling stations was completed, as per the unofficial results of all 188 polling stations of the constituency. Dahar secured 57,878 votes, followed by PPP candidate Sardar Shehryar who got 55,678 votes. 

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Kohat district, polling was held at 25 polling stations of the PK-90 constituency. After the vote count, PTI-backed independent candidate Aftab Alam was declared winner, as per unofficial result of all 169 polling stations. He obtained 45,970 votes and PPP's Amjad Afridi remained the runner-up with 34,364 votes. 

In Khushab's NA-88, the counting of votes ended at the 26 polling stations where a re-poll was held. As per complete unofficial results from all the polling stations of the constituency, Istehkam-e-Pakistan Party candidate Gul Asghar won by obtaining 87,805 votes. Independent candidate Moazzam Sher stood second with 70,186 votes.

The polling started at 8am and continued till 5pm.

Voters in the specific regions were exercising their right to pick candidates again as Election Commission had ordered re-polling due to various violations during the February 8 general elections.

Provincial Election Commissioner Punjab Ejaz Anwar Chauhan presided over a meeting in Lahore earlier this week and reviewed the preparations for re-polling at 26 polling stations of NA-88 Khushab.  

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


PKR exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 22 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely same against US Dollar and other currencies on April 22, 2024 Monday.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
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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