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FIA summons Sher Afzal Marwat over ‘controversial’ tweets

01:19 PM | 15 Mar, 2024
FIA summons Sher Afzal Marwat over ‘controversial’ tweets

Sher Afzal Marwat, a leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), and recently elected member of the National Assembly, was summoned on Friday by the Cybercrime Wing of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA).

The summons, scheduled for March 18, pertains to an inquiry into a tweet made by the lawmaker on March 9. The FIA’s notice was issued following a complaint filed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MNA Barrister Aqeel Malik.

Marwat had posted several tweets on X, formerly known as Twitter, on March 9, although it remains unclear which specific tweet prompted the complaint.

One of his tweets raised concerns about an alleged assassination attempt orchestrated by Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz, stating, “It is imperative to publicly acknowledge that ‘Maryam Nawaz Sharif’ poses a threat to my life, as she has orchestrated an ‘assassination attempt against me,’ which can take place at any time.”

Additionally, Marwat claimed that $100,000 had been allocated by Maryam Nawaz Sharif for the execution of his murder.

In other tweets, Marwat announced plans for a “historic protest” in Islamabad, urging people to join him at the Zero Point Interchange in the federal capital. He informed about convoys departing from various cities to participate in the gathering, which would then proceed towards the bridge near the Centaurus Mall. He specified that younger individuals would march to the press club, while older people and families would travel by car.

Furthermore, Marwat commemorated the death anniversary of party worker Ali Bilal, also known as Zille Shah, who passed away under mysterious circumstances the previous year.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 25 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 25, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 293.5 and selling rate is 297.2 while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 351.45 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.05 and Saudi Riyal at 72.95.

Currency Rates in Pakistan

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.65
Euro EUR 293.5 297.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 351.45
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.05 75.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.95 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 182.2 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.58 748.58
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 39.91 40.31
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.67 36.02
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.74 916.74
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.38 172.38
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.38 26.68
Omani Riyal OMR 723.26 731.26
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.5 77.2
Singapore Dollar SGD 72.95 73.85
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 311.53 314.03
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73

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