Talking to newsmen after a meeting on Thursday, Leader of the Opposition Syed Khursheed Shah and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar both conceded that the government and opposition had reached a deadlock on names of the three members. They also informed media that they were in agreement on one name.
Dar said that the 12 names submitted separately by the opposition and the government were being sent to parliamentary committee, further extending his hope that the names would be finalized within the deadline of 45 days.
Responding to a question, opposition leader Khursheed Shah said the names given by the government and the opposition included the names of retired judges, bureaucrats, and technocrats. He, however, refused to share the names with media.
On June 12, four members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) retired after the completion of their terms. According to the Constitution of Pakistan, the vacant positions must be filled within 45 days.
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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 8, 2023 (Wednesday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||331.78||332.48|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||35.08||35.45|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||174.19||176.18|
KARACHI – Gold prices fell on Wednesday for the third straight day in local markets, after hitting aan all-time high in previous week.
The per tola price of 24 carats gold in Pakistan dropped by Rs2,000 to settle at Rs198,000 while the price of 10 grams decreased by Rs1715 to reach Rs169753.
On Monday, the gold price witnessed a drop of Rs200 per tola to close at Rs204,300.
In the international market, the commodity witnessed an upward trend as per ounce price reached to $1,880 after an increase of $11 dollars.