Medical team reaches Adiala Jail to examine Nawaz Sharif

10:14 AM | 23 Jul, 2018
Medical team reaches Adiala Jail to examine Nawaz Sharif
RAWALPINDI - A four-member medical team on Monday reached Adiala jail to conduct medical checkup of incarcerated former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

The board comprising four doctors of PIMS - cardiologist Dr Naeem Malik, Medical Specialist Dr. Shaji Siddiqui, neurologist Dr Sohail Tanvir and Dr Amir Maqbool – was made after the health of Nawaz Sharif deteriorated, local media reported.

The former premier has been shifted to a hospital inside the Adiala Jail for the checkup. A mobile laboratory also brought by the team of doctors.

Nawaz Sharif fell ill in the jail on Sunday due to kidney-related pain. He is also suffering from heart, glyceride, cholesterol and diabetes.

Later, Dr. Azhar Kyani and Dr. Hamid Ashraf visited Adiala Jail to examine his health and recommended to shift the former premier to hospital for better treatment.

Meanwhile, the caretaker government in Punjab has received an application to shift the former three-time premier to the hospital, while a decision in this regard will be taken by the Ministry of Interior today.

Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar are currently serving their terms in the jail following the conviction in the Avenfield case.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 27 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar in the open market on February 27, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 76.7.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 27 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.56 40.96
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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