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Adnan Siddiqui clears the air on meeting with former PM Nawaz Sharif

10:12 PM | 19 May, 2022
Adnan Siddiqui clears the air on meeting with former PM Nawaz Sharif
Source: PML-N (Facebook)

KARACHI – After receiving flak on social media following his meeting with PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif in London, Pakistani actor Adnan Siddiqui cleared the air in a recent social media post.

The Mere Pass Tum Ho star recently faced backlash on social platforms for a meeting with the former Pakistani premier as he visited Britain to promote his new film Dum Mastam.

The 52-year-old recently took to Instagram and shared a clip, explaining why he interacted with the PML-N chief in the first place.

Siddiqui called the meeting unplanned, saying he visited London for the promotion of his film. The noted star continued that he was informed that the cabinet had also arrived before his arrival to meet Nawaz and was asked to give his perspective, so he did.

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A post shared by Adnan Siddiqui (@adnansid1)

Citing no agenda, he said "we talked about film policies, and I called for allowance in the upcoming budget for artists".

“Tell me, if PML-N is in the current government, I would go to them only, adding if PTI was in power, I went to them too." He said he would approach the PPP if they come into power.

Siddiqui recalls that he didn't call on the PML-N supremo for personal benefit, adding that he met Nawaz in a personal capacity to represent the film fraternity.

He also trashed rumours of entering politics, saying it's another reason why he decided to make a video for his followers.

He however requested the masses to delete anything online referencing the ‘fake tweet’. Siddiqui mentioned that anyone who decided to boycott Dum Mastam should know that he'd take this in stride and that he welcomes both ‘bouquets and brickbats’.

His reaction comes as many PTI activists and social media trolls were having a field day on a microblogging platform following the rare meeting. Check some of the reactions:

https://twitter.com/EusafzaiMeena/status/1526209693399523328

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Euro was quoted at 295 for buying and 298 for selling while British Pound stands at 345 for buying, and 349 for selling.

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Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 15 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.9 280.85
Euro EUR 295 298
UK Pound Sterling GBP 345 349
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76

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