Will resign if proven guilty of wrongdoing, says PM

Fayyaz Hussain 08:06 PM | 22 Apr, 2016
Will resign if proven guilty of wrongdoing, says PM
ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif has announced that he would write a letter to Chief Justice of Pakistan for setting up of a Commission to probe allegations being levelled against his family in the wake of Panama Leaks.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said he would resign if anything is proved before the judicial commission formed to investigate off-shore wealth in the wake of Panama Papers.

“I announce to present me and my family for accountability,” the prime minister said. “I will go home if found guilty,” he added.

PM stated that his entire life is like an open book, which is there to be interpretted. He said that he loves the land of the country as he was born and raised here. PM Nawaz said that attempts are being made to destabilise the country.

"I challenge all those who are allege tax fraud to come forward and present evidence. If charges are proved against me, I will resign immediately,"

"Once again certain elements are attempting to destabilise Pakistan in the wake of Panama Papers," he added.

The Prime Minister said he would accept the verdict of the Commission. He, however, added that whether people would forgive those who are levelling baseless allegations and their claims proved untrue in investigations by the Commission.

Nawaz Sharif said his Government fully believes in elimination of corruption, good governance and transparency. This is also acknowledged by international institutions.

The Prime Minister recalled  people that despite the fact there was no mention of his name in Panama Papers but he has announced formation of an inquiry commission.

He regretted that some elements including those in media started a propaganda campaign including character assassination of honourable judges so that they do not agree to become part of the commission.



KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on February 7, 2022 (Tuesday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279 282
Euro EUR 296.67 297.26
UK Pound Sterling GBP 331.71 332.41
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.8 75.1
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.21 73.51
Australian Dollar AUD 190.31 192.72
Bahrain Dinar BHD 732.23 740.23
Canadian Dollar CAD 205.22 207.42
China Yuan CNY 40.72 41.12
Danish Krone DKK 39.92 40.32
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.08 35.43
Indian Rupee INR 3.35 3.46
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 900.32 909.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 64.65 65.25
New Zealand Dollar NZD 174.19 176.19
Norwegians Krone NOK 27.12 27.42
Omani Riyal OMR 715.11 723.11
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 75.64 76.34
Singapore Dollar SGD 208.03 210.03
Swedish Korona SEK 26.1 26.4
Swiss Franc CHF 297.31 299.81
Thai Bhat THB 8.25 8.4

KARACHI – The gold price in Pakistan dropped by Rs4,300 per tola to reach Rs200,000 on Tuesday as it lost ground on second consecutive day after witnessing mostly bullish trend last week.

As per the All-Pakistan Sarafa Gems and Jewellers Association (APSGJA), the price of 10 grams of 24 carats gold decreased by Rs3,686 to settle at Rs171,468.

On Monday, the gold price witnessed a drop of Rs200 per tola to close at Rs204,300.

In the international market, the commodity dropped by $1 to reach $1,869 per ounce.

Meanwhile, silver prices in the domestic market slumped by Rs20 per tola and Rs17.14 per 10 grams to reach at Rs2,230 and Rs1,911, respectively.


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