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‘Tax imposed’ on traffic challan payments in Punjab; details inside

06:03 PM | 25 Jun, 2024
‘Tax imposed’ on traffic challan payments in Punjab; details inside
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LAHORE – An announced tax has been imposed on online payment of traffic chllans in Lahore and other cities of Punjab, it emerged on Tuesday. 

Reports said an amount of addition Rs15 are deducted in wake of tax when you try to pay the traffic challan through online platforms, Lahore news reported.  

For instance, if you are issued a traffic ticket of Rs500 over violation, you will have to pay Rs515 as it would appear the in the online app.  

The traffic department is yet to issue an official statement in this regard. 

Traffic tickets are writs issued by traffic police officers to road users whenever they violate traffic rules. The road users who receive these writs range from motorists, car drivers to bus drivers.

When you have committed an offense, the traffic warden or the police officer in charge will issue a traffic violation ticket to you. 

Most of the time, with these types of penalties, there will be a fixed amount that needs to be paid, and if you pay within a certain amount of time, you will pay in a single fee. If you do not pay the fine within a certain amount of time, it will be increased by as much as double the amount.

Currently, the challan rate for riding a motorcycle without helment stands at Rs2,000 while the rate for driving a motor vehicle on the wrong side of the road is also the same. 

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US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal Rate in Pakistan Today Open Market Rates - 15 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 15, 2024 (Monday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.8 for buying and 280.75 for selling. Euro's buying rate moves up to 301.25 and selling rate is 303.15.

British Pound rate is 355.15 for buying, and 358.65 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.5 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.65.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)       
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.8 280.75
Euro EUR 301.25 303.15
UK Pound Sterling GBP 355.15 358.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.5 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.65 74.37
Australian Dollar AUD 184.55 186.35
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741 749
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.75 205.75
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 309.15 311.65
Thai Bhat THB 7.5 7.65



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