RAW behind terror attack on Bacha Khan University: Rehman Malik

06:16 PM | 20 Jan, 2016
RAW behind terror attack on Bacha Khan University: Rehman Malik
ISLAMABAD (Online) - Former interior minister and PPP leader Rehman Malik has said India's intelligence agency Research Analysis Wing (RAW) is behind the terror attack on Bacha Khan university in Charsaddah, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The former interior minister held that Indian defence minister had threatened to attack Pakistan after Pathankot incident. "We strongly condemn attack on university," he added.

Read more: At least 30 dead, 50 injured in Bacha Khan University attack

A group of heavily-armed terrorists stormed Bacha Khan University in Charsadda on Wednesday morning, killing at least 30 people and wounding dozens as the army hunted for any gunmen still holed up on the campus.

Talking to the media outside the Parliament House on Wednesday, Mr Malik said the attack on Bacha Khan University was continuity of attack on Army Public School Peshawar. "We will not do any politics of blames.

"There is need that we should forge unity in our ranks at this critical juncture. Solution to the issue of terrorism will have to be found," he added.

Read more: Pakistani lecturer died while saving his students in Charsadda attack

The PPP leader held that government should have taken stern security measures following attack on army public school but it was not done so.

The writer is a member of the staff.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 27 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar in the open market on February 27, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 76.7.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 27 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.56 40.96
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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