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Liaquat Ali Chattha Profile 

11:59 PM | 17 Feb, 2024
Liaquat Ali Chattha
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Liaquat Ali Chattha was Commissioner Rawalpindi who had become tip of the town after his astonishing resignation. He has resigned from his post and confessed his involvement for rigging election 2024. He announced this statement through press conference and created a stir among the masses. He was a grade-20 officer who now has been ordered to report to the Services and General Administration Department (S&GAD). 

Family Background of Liaquat Ali Chattha

Liaquat Ali Chattha belonged to Hafizabad, a native town. He had two brothers and two sons. He also inherits 24 acres agro-based Land jointly and possesses native home from fraternal heirs. He has two sons whereas elder son is UK-based citizen while the younger son lives in Lahore. He got married to the daughter of Local business tycoon and has been staying at Lahore. He is allegedly associated with PMLN as supporter in public circles.

Confessional statements of Liaquat Ali Chattha

Liaquat Ali Chattha, in a press conference at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, asserted that 13 candidates from Rawalpindi were forced  to be declared  as winning contestants.      He also claimed that we had given the losing candidates leads of 50,000 votes in the final result. He confessed publically that “rigging” took place in Rawalpindi Division and took responsibility for it. He also allegedly that ECP is pressurizing me to rig the elections at Rawalpindi division. Most significantly, he also alleged that a top judge of the Supreme Court  was involved in this rigging process. He admitted that “stabbing the country in its back” didn’t  not let him sleep since 8th February.

Election Commission’s rejects Commissioner’s allegations

Election Commission of Pakistan has rejected former Commissioner Rawalpindi’s statements. Responding to these allegations, ECP strongly rejects the allegations levelled by Commissioner Rawalpindi on the chief election commissioner and the commission. It added that neither is the commissioner of any division ever appointed as a DRO, RO or presiding officer, nor do they ever play a direct role in the conduct of 2024 elections. After an independent inquiry, the truth will be shared to the masses sooner

Landmark Projects of Former Commissioner Rawalpindi 

Apart from controversies, Liaquat Ali Chattha has completed some landmark projects for the people of Rawalpindi. The details are as follows: 

  • Economic zone of 5000 acres
  • The construction work of Dadocha 
  • Leh Expressway
  • Katchehari Chowk
  • Safe City Project
  • Water Supply Schemes and revamping of Holy Family hospital project.
  • Construction of 150-bed Rehab Center at Wah General Hospital
  • up-gradation of Pirwadhai Bus Stand
  • Slaughter house
  • VICS Centre
  • Freelance IT center
  • Gymkhana in all the districts of the division 
  • Divisional Public Schools 
  • Liaquat Bagh Library 

The writer is a staff member.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 21, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

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

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
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 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
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 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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