PTI announces nationwide protests from April 21 for Imran Khan's release

09:36 AM | 17 Apr, 2024
PTI announces nationwide protests from April 21 for Imran Khan's release
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PESHAWAR – Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan's party Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf has decided to hit the streets in latest countrywide protests for the release of the incarcerated party founder.

The former ruling party chalked out a plan for holding political gatherings across Pakistan.

PTI announced to kickstart movement this Sunday from country’s most populated region Punjab. Hammad Azhar will lead gatherings in Punjab.

CM Ali Amin Gandapur will lead the movement in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Haleem Adil Sheikh will be party’s frontrunner in Sindh.

PTI said the protests will continue till the release of the party founder and the complete restoration of the constitution.

PTI held similar rallies, protests and demonstrations but the party faced resistance and there was a police crackdown with baton-charge and arrests of some leaders. Pakistan's ousted premier Imran Khan remains in jail since August last year. 

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 22 May 2024

 Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 22, 2024 (Wednesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.15 for buying and 280.05 for selling.

Euro moved down to 297 for buying and 300 for selling while British Pound rate is 349 for buying, and 352.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

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

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.15 277.15
Euro EUR 297 300
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349 352.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.45 74.2
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.34 748.34
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.91
Danish Krone DKK 40.52 40.92
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.3 912.3
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.34 59.94
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.11 172.11
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.92 26.22
Omani Riyal OMR 723.13 731.13
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.98 26.28
Swiss Franc CHF 305.97 308.47
Thai Bhat THB 7.67 7.82


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