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PTI files petition against JUI-F for receiving foreign funding

05:44 PM | 26 Jan, 2021
PTI files petition against JUI-F for receiving foreign funding

ISLAMABAD – The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Tuesday filed a foreign funding case against the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) in the Election Commission of Pakistan.

The petition was submitted by PTI’s Member of National Assembly (MNA) Farrukh Habib, who has already filed identical cases against Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).

In the petition, Habib said that a senior leader of the religio-political party, Hafiz Hussain Ahmed, had confessed in an interview that JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman and other received funding from Libya and Iraq’s former rulers – late Moammar Qaddafi and late Saddam Hussain.

A transcript of the interview has also been made part of the petition.

Requesting the ECP to call Maulana Khan Muhammad Sherani, the petitioner said that Fazlur Rehman should be asked about the funds.

The PTI is also facing a foreign funding case, filed by a dissident leader of the party Akbar S Babar in 2014. Opposition parties have been urged the ECP to announce verdict on the petition filed against the PTI.

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PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 21, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300 for buying and 303 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300 303
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
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 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08

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