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LHC grants protective bail to Bushra Bibi till May 23 in Al-Qadir trust case

02:25 PM | 15 May, 2023
LHC grants protective bail to Bushra Bibi till May 23 in Al-Qadir trust case
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LAHORE – The Lahore High Court on Monday granted protective bail to Bushra Bibi, the former first lady in the Al-Qadir University Trust case, the same case in which his husband and former prime minister Imran Khan was arrested last week.

A two-member bench of the Lahore High Court led by Justice Shehbaz Rizvi heard the petition and granted bail till May 23. Khawaja Haris, Intizar Panjutha, and Ali Ijaz Buttur filed the plea in the graft case. The federal government, the NAB chief and others had been made parties in the petition.

After brief arguments, LHC restricted the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) from arresting Bushra Bibi till May 23 in the Al-Qadir Trust case.  

In the petition, Bushra Bibi maintained that the country’s anti-graft watchdog illegally started an investigation into the Al-Qadir Trust case, and maintained fear of arrest by the NAB team.

Last week, ousted premier and Bushra’s husband Imran Khan was arrested in the Al-Qadir Trust case on May 9. His arrest triggered widespread protests as thousands of his supporters went on rampage and ransacked civil and military installations.

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Currency Rates Today - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 25 July 2024

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

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279 for buying and 280.75 for selling. Euro's buying rate moved up to 301.75 and selling rate is 303.85.

British Pound rate is 356 for buying, and 360.25 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.65 and Saudi Riyal hovered at 73.90.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279 280.75
Euro EUR 301.75 303.85
UK Pound Sterling GBP 356 360.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.65 77.4
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.90 74.63
Australian Dollar AUD 184.95 186.75
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.15 749.15
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.65 205.65
China Yuan CNY 38.4 38.8
Danish Krone DKK 40.15 40.55
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.75 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202.4 204.4
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 309.05 311.55
Thai Bhat THB 7.55 7.7

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