'Missing' CDA officer emerges from DI Khan

09:44 AM | 17 Nov, 2018
'Missing' CDA officer emerges from DI Khan
ISLAMABAD - Capital Development Authority (CDA) Deputy Director Ayaz Mehsud Khan, who reportedly went missing on Friday, has rejected the rumour about his kidnapping.

In a video message, the official said that he is present with his relatives in Dera Ismail (DI) Khan.

Earlier, messages appeared on social media that he went missing after leaving his office at 2:30 pm on Thursday. Ayaz was in contact with his family till 8:00 pm but later, his cell phones were switched off.

Aabpara police also registered the report following a complaint from one of his relative and started investigation into the matter.

Later, Ayaz Mehsud Khan issued a video message telling about his safety and presence with relatives in DI Khan. He said his mobile phones went missing following which he could not contact his family.

He said propaganda against any institution of the country is condemnable and false messages should be avoided on social media.

The reported disappearance of the CDA official has stirred concerns in the power corridors of the country as the incident happened days after Superintendent Police Tahir Dawar went missing from Islamabad.

Unfortunately, the top cop was found dead in Nangarhar earlier this week. His dead body was handed over to Pakistani officials through the Torkham border crossing.

Pakistan Army’s media wing has condemned the brutal murder of SP Tahir Dawar in Afghanistan.

In a series of tweet on Thursday, the Director General ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said: “Brutal murder of SP Tahir Khan Dawar in Afghanistan is highly condemnable. We have lost a brave police officer. His abduction, move to Afghanistan, murder and follow up behavior of Afghan authorities raise questions which indicate involvement or resources more than a terrorist organisation in Afghanistan.”

The director general further said: “While investigations by Pakistani authorities are in the process, we reiterate that Afghan security forces to cooperate in border fencing and bilateral border security coordination to deny use of Afghan territory against Pakistan.”


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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