Is Qasim Ali Shah going to contest upcoming elections on PTI ticket?

11:23 AM | 15 Jan, 2023
Is Qasim Ali Shah going to contest upcoming elections on PTI ticket?
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Pakistan’s noted educationist and corporate trainer Qasim Ali Shah recently interacted with top politicians including PTI Chief Imran Khan and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.

Shah, a known face for youth, recently shared a clip on his social media interviewing former premier Imran Khan in the provincial capital.

In the clip doing rounds on the internet, Qasim Ali Shah can be seen expressing his desire to contest the upcoming elections. When Shah asked Imran Khan about getting a ticket for upcoming elections, PTI chief responded positively, saying It will be your call to choose the constituency.

Shah then went on to say that he spent 40 years of his life in Lahore’s Gulshan Ravi. He also mentioned voting for Mian Aslam Iqbal in previous years.

PTI chief then mentioned reviewing the existing members in Lahore’s constituency.

Qasim Shah meets Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif

As rumours were rife about the noted Pakistani motivational speaker joining PTI, he shared pictures of his meeting with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.

Shah reportedly discussed the current political and economic situation with the premier. He also hoped to see all the political parties unite in these hard times and to deal with the ongoing crisis.


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 25 Feb 2024 forex rates

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 25, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 25 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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