Joint committee to probe Pakistani reporter's mysterious disappearance

11:50 PM | 24 Oct, 2020
Joint committee to probe Pakistani reporter's mysterious disappearance

ISLAMABAD – The federal government, on special instructions of Prime Minister Imran Khan, has constituted a joint fact finding committee to investigate the disappearance of journalist Ali Imran Syed in Karachi. 

The Committee will be headed by Additional Director General FIA, Ehsan Sadiq and its members will include Additional IG, Special Branch, Sindh, Joint Director General, IB, Sindh and DIG East, Sindh Police, Karachi, said an Interior Ministry statement on Saturday.

The committee will ensure close coordination between the federal and provincial governments to ascertain the causes behind the incident and furnish its findings.

Equal representation of federal and provincial governments in the committee has been ensured so that input of all stakeholders is included in the report in a fair and transparent manner.

It added that PM Imran has always been very clear and unequivocal in the past as well regarding such matters and expressed his desire to ensure the rule of law in the country.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 20 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remained largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 20, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.05 for buying and 282.1 for selling.

On Tuesday, Euro stands at 301 for buying and 304 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.4 for buying, and 355.4 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.55 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.2.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.05 282.1
Euro EUR 301 304
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.4 355.4
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.55 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 180 182
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.12 751.12
Canadian Dollar CAD 206.5 208.5
China Yuan CNY 38.84 39.24
Danish Krone DKK 40.24 40.64
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.48 3.59
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 906.33 915.33
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.1 172.1
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.75 733.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 207
Swedish Korona SEK 26.85 27.15
Swiss Franc CHF 315.64 318.14
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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