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

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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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 26 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 26, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 26 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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