Fake NAB chairman arrested in Lahore

03:23 PM | 18 Mar, 2024
Fake NAB chairman arrested in Lahore
Source: File Photo

LAHORE – A man impersonating as chairman of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) was arrested in Punjab capital city of Lahore.

The suspect and his brother were apprehended by the intelligence wing of the NAB Lahore in an action taken after receiving a complaint against them.

A spokesperson of the anti-graft watchdog said the suspects blackmailed the citizens to extort money by presenting themselves as senior officers of NAB.

The suspects have been handed over to Chung police station for further legal action against them. 

Currently, Lt Gen retired Nazir Ahmed has been serving as NAB Chairman since March 2023. He was picked for the post after Aftab Sultan resigned from the position.

The appointment was made for the period of three years.

Nazir Ahmed Butt has served as the 30th president of the National Defence University from April 2016 to December 2016. He also served as Pakistan's military attaché in the US, and military secretary to the prime minister of Pakistan.

The recipient of Hilal e Imtiaz was commissioned in the 40 Frontier Force Regiment, Pakistan Army in 1983. He graduated from the Command and Staff College, and the National Defence University, Pakistan.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 18 May 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 18, 2024 (Saturday) 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 - 18 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
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
Norwegians 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 Bhat THB 7.57 7.72


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