PML-N leader Senator Mushahidullah Khan passes away in Islamabad

07:04 AM | 18 Feb, 2021
PML-N leader Senator Mushahidullah Khan passes away in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD –Senator Mushahidullah Khan passed away late on Wednesday night at the age of 68, confirmed Muhammad Zubair, PML-N leader and spokesperson for Maryam Nawaz.

He was seriously ill since December last year, Zubair added. He was set to retire from the upper house of parliament on March 11.

The PML-N leadership had awarded a ticket to Khan for the Senate’s general seat in the upcoming polls of the upper house.

PML-N senior leadership including Vice President Maryam expressed grief over the death of the vocal leader in the Senate and prayed for his higher ranks in the hereafter.

 “Senator Mushahidullah Khan, MNS’s loyal and exceptional companion left us. I am shattered to hear the sad news. Will never be able to forget his fatherly affection & love. Huge huge loss. May Allah SWT shower upon him every blessing that HE has reserved for the afterlife. Ameen,” Maryam wrote on her official handle.

Khan who was born in 1953 in Rawalpindi, has been a member of the Senate of Pakistan since March 2018 and previously served as a minister for climate change in Nawaz Sharif’s third term as the prime minister.

He received his early education from Islamia High School in Rawalpindi and also completed his graduation from Gordon College in the garrison town. He completed his law degree from Karachi University in 1997.

His funeral prayers would be held after Zuhr prayers in Islamabad's Sector H-11 later on Thursday, according to his family.

The late PML-N leader was the chairperson of the Senate Standing Committee on Aviation, as well as a member of the Council of Chairpersons and various other standing committees.

He was also part of the parliamentary committees on Appointment of Chief Election Commissioner and Members of the Election Commission of Pakistan, Kashmir, and National Security.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 20 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 20, 2024 (Monday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro stands at 297 for buying and 299.5 for selling while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 352 for selling.

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

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 May 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 297 299.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 352
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 747.77 755.77
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.49 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.25 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.96 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Baht THB 7.57 7.72


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