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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.

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.

The former MQM leader was a well-educated politician and did his immediate schooling from Karachi St. Patrick School. He got his degree from DHA Degree College and 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.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 17 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 17, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293.15 for buying and 296.1 for selling while British Pound stands at 344.25 for buying, and 347.6 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.4 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 17 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293.15 296.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 344.25 347.6
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.26 911.26
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.24 58.84
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.75 166.75
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.37 77.07
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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