Punjab IGP, Lahore CCPO removed amid reshuffle in police force after interim CM takes charge

Web Desk 09:05 AM | 24 Jan, 2023
Punjab IGP, Lahore CCPO removed amid reshuffle in police force after interim CM takes charge
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LAHORE – The reshuffle in police and bureaucracy continued as top officials including the Inspector General of Police, and Capital City Police Officer were transferred shortly after interim Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi takes charge.

Following the change of provincial government, the centre has transferred Punjab Inspector General of Police Amir Zulfiqar and appointed Dr. Usman Anwar as the new top cop of the country’s most populous region.

In a notification, the federal government directed IGP Amir Zulfiqar to report to the Establishment Division in Islamabad.

New IGP Dr. Usman Anwar, who was serving in National Highways and Motorway Police, was considered among the most devoted officers.

The officer hailed from the 23rd Command of the PSP, Dr Usman joined the force as Assistant superintendent back in the 90s and has served in key positions in CTD Punjab, SSP Operations Faisalabad, CID, and as CTO Rawalpindi.

The decorated officer was also performed as DPO Okara, DPO Sargodha, Telecommunication and Elite Police, and served in PM’s Office.

Bilal Siddique replaces Ghulam Mehmood Dogar as CCPO Lahore

Amid the drastic changes in bureaucracy and police force, Bilal Siddique Kamyana, a senior police officer has replaced Ghulam Mehmood Dogar as CCPO Lahore.

Dogar, known as the blue-eyed officer of the former ruling PTI, has been asked to report to the Services and General Administration Department.

The key appointment also raised eyebrows as the new CCPO is believed to be on good terms with PML-N.

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KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on January 26, 2023 (Thursday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 253.4 255.15
Euro EUR 274 276.6
UK Pound Sterling GBP 311 314
U.A.E Dirham AED 68.7 69.3
Saudi Riyal SAR 66.4 67
Australian Dollar AUD 176 178
Bahrain Dinar BHD 615.68 620.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 186 188
China Yuan CNY 34.12 34.37
Danish Krone DKK 33.83 34.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 29.52 29.87
Indian Rupee INR 2.81 2.89
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 756.69 761.69
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 52.59 53.04
New Zealand Dollar NZD 148.33 149.53
Norwegians Krone NOK 22.43 22.73
Omani Riyal OMR 600.37 604.87
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 63.5 64
Singapore Dollar SGD 178 179.3
Swedish Korona SEK 21.78 22.08
Swiss Franc CHF 250.23 251.98
Thai Bhat THB 6.98 7.08

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs190,900 on Thursday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs163,670.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs150,300 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 173,200.

Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 190,900 PKR 2,100
Karachi PKR 190,900 PKR 2,100
Islamabad PKR 190,900 PKR 2,100
Peshawar PKR 190,900 PKR 2,100
Quetta PKR 190,900 PKR 2,100
Sialkot PKR 190,900 PKR 2,100
Attock PKR 190,900 PKR 2,100
Gujranwala PKR 190,900 PKR 2,100
Jehlum PKR 190,900 PKR 2,100
Multan PKR 190,900 PKR 2,100
Bahawalpur PKR 190,900 PKR 2,100
Gujrat PKR 190,900 PKR 2,100
Nawabshah PKR 190,900 PKR 2,100
Chakwal PKR 190,900 PKR 2,100
Hyderabad PKR 190,900 PKR 2,100
Nowshehra PKR 190,900 PKR 2,100
Sargodha PKR 190,900 PKR 2,100
Faisalabad PKR 190,900 PKR 2,100
Mirpur PKR 190,900 PKR 2,100


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