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60 percent increase in Water Bills likely in Lahore

12:37 PM | 25 May, 2024
60 percent increase in Water Bills likely in Lahore

LAHORE – Water bills for Lahoe domestic consumers may see an increase of up to 60 percent if the proposal of the Punjab Housing Department is implemented to generate additional taxes.

Punjab Housing Department proposed a massive increase in the monthly water tariff for consumers in Lahore and has submitted recommendations to the provincial government for approval.

According to the notification, the proposed charges are as follows:

House Size (Marla) Current Tariff  Proposed Tariff 
3 to 5 Rs375 Rs718
5 to 7 Rs564 Rs938
7 to 10 - Rs1,383
10 to 15 - Rs1,603
15 to 20 - Rs2,183

Resource Mobilization Committee has endorsed these recommendations for government consideration. The final decision will be made after meetings of Punjab government.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 21 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 21, 2024 (Friday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.6 for buying and 280.75 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 297 and selling rate is 299.5 while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.75.

Forex Rates

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.6 280.75
Euro EUR 297  299.5 
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5  354 
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80  75.6
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.75 73.5
Australian Dollar AUD 181.2 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.91 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.5 205.5
China Yuan CNY 38.4 38.8
Danish Krone DKK 40.11 40.51
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.62 916.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.98 172.98
Norwegians Krone NOK 28.83 29.13
Omani Riyal OMR 723.62 731.62
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.53 77.23
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.68 26.98
Swiss Franc CHF 315.08 317.58
Thai Bhat THB 7.59 7.74

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