PTI workers throng Lahore's Zaman Park to block Imran Khan's arrest

Web Desk 09:25 AM | 25 Jan, 2023
PTI workers throng Lahore's Zaman Park to block Imran Khan's arrest
Source: PTI official (Twitter)

ISLAMABAD – Supporters of former Pakistani premier Imran Khan gathered outside his home on early Wednesday to stop police arresting him amid latest drama in the country's politics.

A large number of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf supporters flocked to Lahore’s Zaman Park over reports that government plans to arrest party chairman Imran Khan.

As senior PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry has been held from his residence in the provincial capital, other party members claimed reports that the federal government was planning the same for PTI Chairman Imran Khan, with the help of caretaker government members.

The call for a meeting outside Imran Khan’s residence was given after a high-level meeting of Punjab police officials took place in the metropolis, per reports.

As workers were present outside the residence of the PTI chief to prevent the authorities from arresting their leader.

As PTI leaders and workers started gathering outside Imran Khan's residence, 'Zaman Park Pohancho' started trending on microblogging site with thousands of tweets shared by PTI activists.

Meanwhile, the leaders of the former ruling party have warned that their leader is a red line and called on other supporters to hit the streets across the country in protest against his possible arrest.

The defiant politician is facing a flurry of cases since being removed from the premiership.

The ousted premier has been pushing for early polls in the crisis-hit country after being ousted from power and continued to deliver fiery speeches at party gatherings, firing salvo at institutions, and his rivals.

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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 February 8, 2023 (Wednesday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 276.9 280.15
Euro EUR 296.12 296.74
UK Pound Sterling GBP 331.78 332.48
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.06 75.36
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.48 73.79
Australian Dollar AUD 190.31 192.71
Bahrain Dinar BHD 732.23 740.23
Canadian Dollar CAD 205.22 207.42
China Yuan CNY 40.72 41.12
Danish Krone DKK 39.92 40.32
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.08 35.45
Indian Rupee INR 3.35 3.46
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 900.32 909.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 64.65 65.25
New Zealand Dollar NZD 174.19 176.18
Norwegians Krone NOK 27.12 27.41
Omani Riyal OMR 715.11 723.11
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 75.64 76.34
Singapore Dollar SGD 208.03 210.03
Swedish Korona SEK 26.1 26.4
Swiss Franc CHF 297.31 299.81
Thai Bhat THB 8.25 8.4

KARACHI – Gold prices fell on Wednesday for the third straight day in local markets, after hitting aan all-time high in previous week.

The per tola price of 24 carats gold in Pakistan dropped by Rs2,000 to settle at Rs198,000 while the price of 10 grams decreased by Rs1715 to reach Rs169753.

On Monday, the gold price witnessed a drop of Rs200 per tola to close at Rs204,300.

In the international market, the commodity witnessed an upward trend as per ounce price reached to $1,880 after an increase of $11 dollars.


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