ISLAMABAD – The National Assembly on Monday adopted a resolution, demanding to prosecute all abettors, planners, facilitators and those directly or indirectly involved in arson attacks on military installations as well as public and private properties on May 9 under anti-terrorism and army laws.
The House through the resolution moved by Minister for Defence Khawaja Asif "vehemently condemned the shocking, brazen, heart wrenching and shameless incidents", which took place in certain parts of the country on May 9, 2023 and tarnished the national image.
It expressed its full faith in the Armed Forces of Pakistan and showed complete solidarity with them.
The House resolved that May 9 should be reckoned as Black Day and that all abettors, planners, facilitators and those directly or indirectly involved in arson, attacks on military installations as well as public and private properties should be prosecuted/tried under the existing laws of the country including, Anti-terrorism Act 1997, Army Act 1952 and Pakistan Penal Code 1860.
نو مئی کے واقعات کے خلاف قومی اسمبلی سے قرارداد متفقہ طور پر منظور— National Assembly 🇵🇰 (@NAofPakistan) May 22, 2023
قرارداد وزیر دفاع خواجہ اصف کی طرف سے پیش کی گئی
قرارداد میں افواج پاکستان سے مکمل یکجہتی کا اظہار
قرارداد میں کہا گیا ہے کہ واقعات میں ملوث تمام ملزموں کو مروجہ قوانین کے مطابق انصاف کے کٹہرے میں لایا جائے گا pic.twitter.com/svipeQ6gZJ
It urged all relevant authorities to implement social media rules and regulations in order to tackle the propaganda being unleashed against the country’s institutions, both from within and outside of Pakistan, under the patronage and facilitation from multiple players.
It stated that those involved in such propaganda campaigns should be dealt with strictly as per the law.
The resolution further stated, ”We reiterate our commitment to national unity, harmony and integrity in the wake of current geostrategic situation and deprecate all anti-state elements, which attempt to destabilise the country.”
It stated that resolution of all political issues must always stay within the realm of parliamentary and democratic norms and resorting to violence against state institutions, public and private properties is totally unacceptable.
Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against the US dollar, and other currencies in the open market on Sunday.
On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 283.4 for buying and 285.95 for selling.
Euro comes down to 307 for buying and 310 for selling. British Pound rate remains unchanged at 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED witnessed slight drop and new rate stands at 77.2 whereas the Saudi Riyal remained stable at 76.
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||362|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.37||36.72|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||175.33||177.33|
Gold prices decreased in local markets in line with the trend in the international market.
On Sunday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs216,300, and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs185,450.
Single tola of 22 Karat Gold price costs Rs198,274, 21 karat rate per tola costs Rs189,263 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,225 for each tola.
In the global market, gold prices hovers around $2,004 per ounce, after drop of $23.35 on Sunday.
|Lahore||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Karachi||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Islamabad||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Peshawar||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Quetta||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Sialkot||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Attock||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Gujranwala||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Jehlum||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Multan||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Gujrat||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Nawabshah||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Chakwal||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Hyderabad||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Nowshehra||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Sargodha||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Faisalabad||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|
|Mirpur||PKR 216,300||PKR 2,486|