Chiniot mining case: Court extends Sibtain Khan's remand till July 3

10:07 PM | 25 Jun, 2019
Chiniot mining case: Court extends Sibtain Khan's remand till July 3
LAHORE - An accountability court on Tuesday extended physical remand of former
provincial minister for Forestry, Fisheries & Wildlife Muhammad Sibtain Khan in Chiniot mining contract case till July 3.

National Accountability Bureau officials produced the former minister before Accountability Court Judge Ameer Muhammad Khan on expiry of the remand term.

The investigation officer submitted a report about the investigations, conducted so far and contended that further physical remand was required. He pleaded with the court for extending physical remand.

Sibtain Khan had resigned from his position after being arrested by the Bureau on June 15, 2019. The Bureau stated that the former minister allegedly awarded an illegal multi-billion contract to a fake company for extracting minerals in Chiniot as the minister for Mines and Minerals in 2007.

Former secretary, Mines and Minerals Department, Imtiaz Ahmed, former manager operations and planning, Muhammad Aslam, and former chief inspector mines Punjab, Abdul Sattar, had also been arrested in connection with the case and they had been given in NAB custody on physical remand by the court till July 3.

Associated Press of Pakistan Corporation (APPC) - Pakistan's Premier News Agency


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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