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Shehzad Ata Elahi steps down as Attorney General for Pakistan

06:50 PM | 24 Mar, 2023
Shehzad Ata Elahi steps down as Attorney General for Pakistan
Source: Attorney General for Pakistan Office (Website)

ISLAMABAD – Barrister Shehzad Ata Elahi has resigned as Attorney General for Pakistan, it emerged on Friday.

Reports said Elahi has resigned from office due to personal reasons but an official announcement in this regard is yet to be made.

The development comes nearly two months after President Arif Alvi approved his appointment as the Attorney General for Pakistan.

The appointment had been made in accordance with Article 100 of the constitution and rules of business after Mansoor Usman Awan recused himself from becoming the new AGP due to “unavoidable professional commitments”.

Elahi is a grandson of former president of Pakistan Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry and a well-reputed lawyer with experience in commercial, tax and banking laws, civil, commercial, corporate, constitutional litigation, etc.

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PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 13 April 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency remains largely same against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 13, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Saturday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 12 April 2024

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