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President Arif Alvi strongly condemns Ali Raza Abidi's murder

12:14 AM | 26 Dec, 2018
President Arif Alvi strongly condemns Ali Raza Abidi's murder
ISLAMABAD - President Dr Arif Alvi has expressed his deep grief and sorrow over the death of Ali Raza Abidi, a former member of the National Assembly and MQM leader.

The President tweeted on Tuesday that he strongly condemned the murderous attack on Ali Raza Abidi, his good friend and former member of the National Assembly.

https://twitter.com/ArifAlvi/status/1077628318801936385

The President also prayed for the departed soul and for the bereaved family to bear the loss with equanimity.

The MQM leader was assassinated in front of his residence in Karachi as he was disembarking from his vehicle in Khayaban-e-Ghazi area.

Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan and Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah sought a report over the tragic incident and condoled with the bereaved family members.

https://en.dailypakistan.com.pk/headline/mqms-ali-raza-abidi-injured-in-gun-attack/

The former MQM leader was a well-educated politician and did his immediate schooling from Karachi St. Patrick School. He got his B.com degree from DHA Degree College and I.com degree from S.M Commerce College. Then he went to states to complete his marketing degree from Boston University.

Ali Raza Abidi had plenty of experience in marketing sector and was the CEO of Akhlaq enterprises.

The attack came days after two workers of Pak Sarzameen Party were shot dead in Karachi.

The writer is a civil servant.

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 18 May 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 18, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro stands at 297 for buying and 299.5 for selling while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 352 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 18 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 297 299.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 352
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 747.77 755.77
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.49 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.25 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.96 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Bhat THB 7.57 7.72

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