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Opposition scrambling for no-confidence move to save looted money, says PM Imran

12:00 PM | 18 Feb, 2022
Opposition scrambling for no-confidence move to save looted money, says PM Imran

LAHORE - Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday lashed out at the opposition, which has planned to put pressure on the PTI government by launching a protest march and tabling no-confidence motion in the parliament.

While addressing a public meeting in Mandi Bahauddin, the premier said that the corrupt opposition parties are attempting to bring a no-confidence motion against him just to save the looted money.

Earlier this month, Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) chief Fazlur Rehman announced the opposition alliance had decided to move a no-confidence motion against PM Imran Khan. Fazl said the alliance would contact the government's allies and take them on board to acquire a voting majority in the National Assembly to bring a no-confidence motion to oust Khan from the office.

Hitting out at Sharif family, the premier said that PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif is nominated in money laundering case. “Why are you [Shehbaz] running from courts if you are honest?” he questioned.

Giving a challenge to the opposition, PM Khan said that he is fully prepared to face whatever they have planned.

He predicted that the opposition would again face defeat and end up in jail, saying he will not give them any “NRO” like they got from former military ruler Pervez Musharraf.

“NRO will not be given to them until they return the public money,” he reiterated his resolve.

Referring to Maryam Nawaz’s claims that she has tapes of various government officials, the prime minister said: “It is a practice followed by mafias and not the politicians”.

While talking about growing inflation, the premier said that it has definitely increased but added that efforts are being made to transfer fewer burdens onto public.

He said that the inflation has been triggered by the coronavirus pandemic across the globe, adding that journalists should tell facts to public.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 19, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 19 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.25 345.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.09 748.09
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.44 38.84
Danish Krone DKK 39.69 40.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.64 911.64
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.31 25.61
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.87
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.08 307.58
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71

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