Why is Maryam Nawaz unhappy despite winning NA-120 by-election? See video

11:50 AM | 18 Sep, 2017
Why is Maryam Nawaz unhappy despite winning NA-120 by-election? See video
LAHORE - Despite bagging success in by-polls at Lahore's NA-120 constituency, Maryam Nawaz has reacted as if she is not satisfied with the results and called it an alarming situation, suggests a video clip broadcast by a private news channel.

In the leaked video, she is holding  a conversation with her media team after the unofficial results have been announced declaring victory of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz.

According to the news channel, Maryam has said that decreased number of votes is an alarming situation for the party, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).

In the video, Maryam can be heard as saying: "Saad bhai we need to hold introspection if these (NA-120) result are true".

However, she took to Twitter as saying, “Shukar Alhamdolillah a million times ! This was PMLN vs ALL !”.

Giving a margin of 14,664 votes to rival PTI’s Dr Yasmin Rashid, Kulsoom Nawaz of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz claimed victory in the high-octane by-election in Lahore’s NA-120 constituency on Sunday.

Returning officer Mian Shaid Shahid while announcing unofficial and unverified results said that Kulsoom had bagged 61,745 votes, while Dr Yasmin Rashid managed to secured 47,099.

PPP’s candidate Faisal Mir attained 1414 votes, Milli Muslim League’s supported candidate Yaqoob Sheikh received 5,822 votes and Jamat e Islami’s Ziauddin Ansari received 592 votes.

Total turnover has been recorded at 39.42 per cent, while total number of cast votes stood at   126,860, the returning officer announced, adding that 1,731 votes has been rejected.


Currency Rates in Pakistan - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 18 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 18, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.50 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 349.7 for buying, and 353.25 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.80.

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
Euro EUR 296.00 299.00
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.70 353.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80 75.60
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.80 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182.00 184.00
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.18 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 204.00 206.00
China Yuan CNY 38.43 38.83
Danish Krone DKK 40.18 40.58
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.90 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.30 59.90
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.79 172.79
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.97 26.27
Omani Riyal OMR 723.88 731.88
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203.65 205.65
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 311.90 314.40
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73


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