Candidates challenge ROs' decisions in election tribunals as deadline ends

Associated Press of Pakistan 03:12 PM | 22 Jun, 2018
Candidates challenge ROs' decisions in election tribunals as deadline ends
ISLAMABAD - The candidates of different political parties and independents have challenged the decisions of Returning Officers (ROs) regarding acceptance and rejection of their nomination papers in Election Tribunals of Peshawar High Court (PHC) on the last day of appeals, on Friday.

Over a dozen of candidates have filed appeals against decisions of ROs in six Appellate Election Tribunals that will dispose of all appeals by June 27. The tribunals have fixed June 25 for hearing of all these appeals.

At Principal seat of the PHC, Justice Syed Afsar Shah and Justice Musarrat Hilali will take up appeals of the candidates of National and Provincial Assemblies of Peshawar region.

Justice Lal Khan at Abbottabad bench will take up appeals of candidates of Hazara region, Justice Muhammad Ghazanfar at Mingora bench for Malakand region, Justice Abdul Shakoor for Bannu region and Justice Ejaz Anwar Khan at DI Khan region respectively.

The candidates affiliated with political parties and independents, who filed appeals including independent candidate Abdul Raheem for PK74 whose nomination papers were rejected by the RO on technical grounds.

Former District Nazim Nowshera and PPP candidate for PK-65 Nowshera, Daud Khan Khattak has also challenged RO decision in Election Tribunal after his nomination papers were rejected on grounds of non-payment to a landowner.

Complainant Arsallah Khan has raised a plea before RO that Daud Khattak had purchased land from him and did not pay the required amount of land despite passing of 15 years and prayed for rejection of Daud Khattak’s nomination papers.

Candidate from NA-21, Nawabzada Arsallah Khan has also challenged RO decision who rejected his nomination papers on ground of dual nationality.

Fazal Rabbi, candidate for NA-46 also filed appeal in Election Tribunal against ROs decision, who rejected his nomination papers on technical ground. Fazal Rabbi has filed nomination papers for NA-46 but inadvertently mentioned NA 45 in nomination papers, which led to rejection of his papers.

Gul Sana Din, a candidate for PK 83 Hangu also challenged RO decision for rejecting his nomination papers on ground of non presence of proposer and seconder during scrutiny process of nomination papers.

The candidates for PK46 Muhammad Ali Tarkai, PK 80 Kohat Fayaz Khan and PK 66 Saifullah Khan have also filed appeal in Election Tribunals against ROs' decisions.

Irfanulah Khan, candidate for PK 71 FR Kohat also challenged ROs’ decision for rejecting his nomination papers on the grounds of not being the voter of this constituency.

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Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal rates on May 29, 2023

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 May 29, 2023 (Monday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 307.9 311.15
Euro EUR 330 333
UK Pound Sterling GBP 381 384.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 84.6 85.4
Saudi Riyal SAR 82.6 83.4
Australian Dollar AUD 201 203
Bahrain Dinar BHD 762.21 770.21
Canadian Dollar CAD 225.5 227.5
China Yuan CNY 40.6 41
Danish Krone DKK 41.39 41.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.6 36.95
Indian Rupee INR 3.47 3.58
Japanese Yen JPY 2.15 2.20
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 932.2 941.2
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.42 63.02
New Zealand Dollar NZD 176.98 178.98
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.14 26.44
Omani Riyal OMR 744.58 752.57
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 78.73 79.43
Singapore Dollar SGD 215 217
Swedish Korona SEK 26.73 27.03
Swiss Franc CHF 316.34 318.84
Thai Bhat THB 8.28 8.43

Today's gold rates in Pakistan – May 29 2023

KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 235,800 on Monday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs202,160.   

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs163,624 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 190,880.

Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Karachi PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Islamabad PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Peshawar PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Quetta PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Sialkot PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Attock PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Gujranwala PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Jehlum PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Multan PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Bahawalpur PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Gujrat PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Nawabshah PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Chakwal PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Hyderabad PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Nowshehra PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Sargodha PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Faisalabad PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Mirpur PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505


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