Several PTI workers were arrested by law enforcement in the capital city of Punjab during a police operation at the Lahore residence of former prime minister Imran Khan who had already departed for Islamabad for his court hearing today.
The operation was carried out as part of an effort to maintain law and order in the area and prevent any untoward incidents from taking place. The authorities have not released any details regarding the charges against the arrested PTI workers, but investigations are said to be underway.
Videos have been broadcasted on the local media, showcasing a large team of the local administration and law enforcement agencies utilizing cranes to clear Zaman Park.
Severa celebrities from Pakistan have taken to various platforms to express their strong disapproval and anger regarding this news. Farhan Saeed tweeted "Is the.re any law in this country? Pehle to phir hosla hotatha army sambhal legi. Please for Pakistan"
Is there any law in this country? Pehle to phir hosla hota tha army sambhal Legi
Please for Pakistan ???????????? #ZamanPark_under_attack— Farhan Saeed (@farhan_saeed) March 18, 2023
All the stakeholders should sit together and take Pakistan forward it’s about time !
Praying for my country ❤️#Pakistan— Farhan Saeed (@farhan_saeed) March 18, 2023
Usman Farhat tweeted saying "This is what is happening in Pakistan today, to avoid elections in Pakistan, the whole state machinery is being used to unleash fascism and illegal acts against former Prime Minister Imran Khan."
This is what's happening in Pakistan today, to avoid elections in Pakistan, the whole state machinery is being used to unleash fascism and illegal acts against former Prime Minister Imran Khan.
In a recent episode today, They broke the former PM's house walls and… https://t.co/qNJO0KcwVp pic.twitter.com/NZjsevVCDK— Usman Farhat (@UsmanFarhat) March 18, 2023
Armeena Khan tweeted one of the videos where the protestors were also being beaten up by the police with the caption "I’d like to draw your attention to the protestors on the ground. They’re being beaten up despite being unarmed and defenceless."
I’d like to draw your attention to the protestors on the ground. They’re being beaten up despite being unarmed and defenceless. https://t.co/6nbvC4UwjF— Armeena ✨ (@ArmeenaRK) March 18, 2023
Haroon Shahid said "Showing their true face!! Cowards of the highest order. Seems like they want to create anarchy. This is going to be another of their miscalculations."
Showing their true face!! Cowards of the highest order. Seems like they want to create anarchy. This is going to be another of their miscalculations. Wait and watch!— Haroon Shahid (@Haroon_5hahid) March 18, 2023
Many other actors took to their Instagram handles and posted stories voicing out against the violence including Dananeer Mobeen, Aiman Khan and Shaveer Jafry's wife, Ayesha Baig.
KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on March 23, 2023 (Thursday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||343.5||347|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||35.92||36.27|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||176.66||178.66|
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 203,800 on Thursday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs174,730.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs163,624 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 190,880.
Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.
|Lahore||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Karachi||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Islamabad||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Peshawar||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Quetta||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Sialkot||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Attock||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Gujranwala||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Jehlum||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Multan||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Gujrat||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Nawabshah||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Chakwal||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Hyderabad||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Nowshehra||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Sargodha||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Faisalabad||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
|Mirpur||PKR 203,800||PKR 2,350|
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