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PML-N’s Abbasi threatens NA Speaker to hit with a shoe in war of words over TLP issue (VIDEO)

06:38 PM | 20 Apr, 2021
PML-N’s Abbasi threatens NA Speaker to hit with a shoe in war of words over TLP issue (VIDEO)

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lawmaker Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday engaged in a spat with National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser during a debate on resolution pertaining to expulsion of French Ambassador from the country.

The resolution was tabled by PTI MNA Amjad Ali Khan after the government and TLP held successful talks. 

While expressing his remarks, the former prime minister hit out at the government for not taking the Opposition into confidence in this regard. He also called for adjourning the session so the Opposition could review the resolution and put forward its recommendations.

In turn of events, the PML-N leader traded heated words with speaker with former proceeded to the stage of speaker and shouted: “Have you no shame?”

The speaker then replied “Hold your tongue and be in your limits.

As the situation intensified, the PML-N stalwart threatened: “I will take off my shoe and hit you.”

Speaker Asad Qaiser replied that he will do the same with him. He asked the PML-N leader to go back his seat and continue his address.

Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has condemned the PML-N over the threats to the speaker, adding that if Abbasi will get reply with 100 shoes if he hurls one. 

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Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
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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