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Maryam Nawaz vacates NA-119 seat

11:35 AM | 23 Feb, 2024
Maryam Nawaz vacates NA-119 seat

LAHORE – Maryam Nawaz, a prominent leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the chief minister-elect of Punjab, has announced her resignation from the National Assembly’s NA-119 seat.

This decision follows her nomination and subsequent acceptance of the position of chief minister of Punjab, marking a significant development in the province’s political landscape.

Maryam Nawaz confirmed her resignation from NA-119 Lahore III. In the general elections held on February 8, Maryam Nawaz emerged victorious from this constituency, securing 83,855 votes against the PTI-backed candidate Shehzad Farooq, who received 68,376 votes.

Other contenders for the seat included Muhammad Zaheer of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan and Iftikhar Shahid of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).

Furthermore, Maryam Nawaz also emerged victorious in the Punjab Assembly’s PP-159 constituency in Lahore, a seat she has chosen to retain in order to assume the role of chief minister of Punjab. She won the closely contested race with 23,598 votes, while her opponent, PTI-backed independent candidate Maher Sharafat, fell behind.

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 19, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 19 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.25 345.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.09 748.09
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.44 38.84
Danish Krone DKK 39.69 40.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.64 911.64
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.31 25.61
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.87
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.08 307.58
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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