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President Mamnoon appoints four members of ECP

12:18 PM | 26 Jul, 2016
President Mamnoon appoints four members of ECP
ISLAMABAD - The President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain on Monday appointed Justice (R) Shakeel Ahmed Baloch (Balochistan), Federal Secretary (Rtd) Ghaffar Soomro (Sindh),Justice (R) Mst. Irshad Qaiser (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) and Justice (R) Altaf Ibrahim Qureshi (Punjab) as members of the Election Commission of Pakistan.


According to a notification issued by the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, the President confirmed the ECP appointments underArticle 218(2)(b) of the Constitution.

The summary for appointments was forwarded by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after a lengthy consultation process between the government and the opposition, which resulted in the forwarding of twelve names to the Prime Minister.

Related: Government, opposition to finalise ECP members appointments by July 25

The writer is a civil servant.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 19, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 19 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.25 345.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.09 748.09
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.44 38.84
Danish Krone DKK 39.69 40.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.64 911.64
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.31 25.61
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.87
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.08 307.58
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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