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Supreme Court accepts Imran Khan's bail plea

08:56 PM | 22 Nov, 2023
Supreme Court accepts Imran Khan's bail plea
Source: Social Media

ISLAMABAD – A day after a different court ruled that former prime minister Imran Khan's trial on allegations of leaking state secrets was unlawful, the Supreme Court of Pakistan has accepted former leader of Pakistan's bail plea.

In an effort to get out of jail and lead his party in the general election campaign scheduled for February 8, which his fiercest opponent, another former prime minister, is expecting to win, the former cricket star is engaged in a number of court challenges.

The 71-year-old was sentenced to three years in prison on August 5th for selling gifts from the state illegally while serving as prime minister from 2018 to 2022. According to his attorney, the bail request was accepted by the Supreme Court.

In a tweet on the social networking site X, previously known as Twitter, Khan's attorney Naeem Panjutha stated, "A decision will come in the next hearing after arguments from both sides."

He said that the Supreme Court will consult with the government over the case, but that no date had been set for the hearing.

Khan was removed from office in 2022 following a no-confidence vote in parliament.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 29 Feb 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 29, 2024 (Thursday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.1 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352 for buying, and 355.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.3.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 29 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.1 282.35
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.3 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.11 751.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.69 41.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.32 916.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91

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