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Protesters warned of action for not vacating Faizabad interchange in six hours

06:08 PM | 24 Nov, 2017
Protesters warned of action for not vacating Faizabad interchange in six hours
ISLAMABAD - The local administration of Islamabad has once again warned the religious groups staging a sit-in at the Faizabad interchange of action for not vacating the thoroughfare.

According to a letter addressed to the leaders of religious groups, the administration has ordered the protesters to leave the place by 12 midnight today (Friday), otherwise, the 'leaders and the attendees would be responsible for consequences'.

It also stated that the Parade ground adjacent to Faizabad was allocated for demonstration as per the directives of judiciary and warnings were issued to the protesters twice to call off the sit-in.

'Non-compliance will lead to contempt of court and competent authority will be compelled to initiate strict legal action against the illegal protest/sit-in in order to fulfil the requirement of law and writ of state' stated the letter.

The protesters mostly members of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan are staging a sit-in at one of the busiest artery of the capital from last 18 days against the amendment in the Khatam e Nabuuwat clause of Election Bill 2017.

The writer is a civil servant.


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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