Fawad Chaudhry diagnosed with dengue fever

01:27 PM | 22 Nov, 2022
Fawad Chaudhry diagnosed with dengue fever
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ISLAMABAD – Former Information Minister and senior PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry has been diagnosed with the dengue virus and is taking a break from political activities.

During a hearing in Election Commission, Fawad’s brother Faisal Chaudhry sought exemption on medical grounds revealing that PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry has been diagnosed with dengue fever. 

ECP also extended relief for the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, who is recovering from bullet wounds. The electoral watchdog adjourned the hearing of the case till December 13, Hum News reported.

The rise in the number of mosquito-borne disease continues despite a drop in mercury. Nearly 150 cases of dengue virus were reported in Punjab in recent days.

The toll of total cases has crossed the 17,000 mark during the current year while 41 people died of the disease and 749 patients were under treatment in different hospitals in the province.

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 23 February 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 23, 2024 (Friday)

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro comes down to 301 for buying and 304 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 75.95 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 23 Feb 2024

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.5 282.45
Euro EUR 301 304
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.95 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.60 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.76 77.43
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.87
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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