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Curative review reference against Justice Qazi Faez Isa dismissed on govt’s plea

09:42 AM | 22 Jul, 2023
Curative review reference against Justice Qazi Faez Isa dismissed on govt’s plea
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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s top judge has approved the government’s petition and dismissed the former government’s curative review petition against senior puisne judge Justice Qazi Faez Isa.

A top bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan allowed review petitions filed by Justice Isa and others as a former government led by Imran Khan filed curative review petitions against the Supreme Court’s judgment while the incumbent government submitted a plea to withdraw the curative review.

Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial approved the government’s plea, and in its verdict stated that the instant Civil Misc. Applications filed by the appellants are accordingly allowed and their curative review petitions are dismissed as withdrawn.

Earlier this year, Chief Justice reserved verdict on the government’s petition as reference filed against Justice Isa alleging that senior puisne judge got multiple properties in the name of his family members, but did not disclose them in his returns.

Justice Qazi however filed a petition, opposing the charges. This year, PM Shehbaz Sharif directed law ministry to withdraw the curative review reference filed against Supreme Court’s senior judge Justice Qazi Faez Isa, and directed Law Minister to withdraw the curative review which according to him was politically motivated.

The government maintained that reference filed against Justice Isa to malign him and his family members.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 20 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remained largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 20, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.05 for buying and 282.1 for selling.

On Tuesday, Euro stands at 301 for buying and 304 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.4 for buying, and 355.4 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.55 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.2.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.05 282.1
Euro EUR 301 304
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.4 355.4
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.55 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 180 182
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.12 751.12
Canadian Dollar CAD 206.5 208.5
China Yuan CNY 38.84 39.24
Danish Krone DKK 40.24 40.64
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.48 3.59
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 906.33 915.33
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.1 172.1
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.75 733.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 207
Swedish Korona SEK 26.85 27.15
Swiss Franc CHF 315.64 318.14
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08

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