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Nepra reduces Rs2.13/unit for June electricity bills

01:03 PM | 25 Jul, 2017
Nepra reduces Rs2.13/unit for June electricity bills
ISLAMABAD - National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Tuesday heard a case filed by the Central Power Purchasing Agency-Guarantee (CPPA-G) seeking a decrease in tariff for the month of June, local media reported.

During the hearing, the Nepra issued an approval to reduce the rate of electricity Rs2.13 per unit in the wake of fuel adjustment for June. After the decrease, the customers will get a relief of Rs25 billion. The reduced tariff will not be applied to K-Electric.
The agency had stated in the petition that Rs 6.83 per unit was received from consumers in June instead of the actual price Rs 4.7 per unit determined on the basis of the cost of fuel.

It has asked Nepra to return Rs 2.134 per unit to consumers for each consumed unit. After approval, the consumers will be compensated in bills for July.
It is important to mention here that the reduced tariff will not be applicable to agricultural consumers and residential consumers who used less than 300 units per month as these categories are already subsidised by the government.

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 27 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar in the open market on February 27, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 76.7.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 27 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.56 40.96
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36
 
26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91

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