NAB to begin inquiry against three former PPP ministers

06:20 PM | 21 Oct, 2015
NAB to begin inquiry against three former PPP ministers
ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday decided to start inquiries against five persons including three former Pakistan People's Party (PPP) ministers.

According to a statement the decision has been taken during a meeting of the Executive Board of NAB headed by Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry.

The inquiries have been authorized against former Sindh Education Minister Pir Mazhar-ul Haq for alleged illegal appointment of thirteen thousand teachers; former Federal Communications Minister Dr. Arbab Alamgir Khan and his wife former MNA Asma Alamgir, and former Balochistan Minister for Excise and Taxation Muhammad Amin Umrani regarding accumulation of assets beyond known sources of income.

The bureau will also start probe against former Chairman Quetta Development Authority Muhammad Ismail Gujjar for alleged illegal transfer of government land, and former Chairman Pakistan Agricultural Research Council Dr. Iftikhar Ahmed and others for alleged misuse of authority and embezzlement of funds.

Ali Zain is a member of the staff at Daily Pakistan Global. He earned BS Communication Studies degree from University of the Punjab. His thesis titled "Cultural Continuity and Mass Media: An analysis of leading online newspapers of Pakistan" has been published as a book in Germany. He has also translated David Mathews' book "The Ecology of Democracy" into Urdu. He tweets at @alimaan.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 19 May 2024

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 - 19 May 2024

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
Norwegian 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 Baht THB 7.57 7.72


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