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Pillion riding banned in Lahore on Youm-e-Ali

11:50 AM | 26 May, 2019
Pillion riding banned in Lahore on Youm-e-Ali
LAHORE - The Punjab government on Sunday has banned pillion riding in Lahore for two days on Sunday and Monday (May 26 and May 27) on the occasion of Youm-e-Ali.

A notification has been issued on the request of Deputy Commissioner Lahore in this regard.

According to a notification, the provincial government has imposed the ban under Section 144(6) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898.

The ban will not be applicable on women, children under 12, senior citizens, journalists, personnel of law enforcement agencies, security agencies in uniform and employees of essential services.

Youm-e-Ali, observed on the 21st of Ramzan, sees large processions across the country commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Ali (RA).

Four-layer security will be provided by utilising all available resources for arrangements of mourning processions and Majalis.

No mourners will be allowed to enter procession before checking by walk-through gates and metal detectors. Snipers will be deployed on ways of the procession with commandos will be deployed on routes of processions.

More than 39,255 officials and volunteers will perform security on Yum-e-Ali (RA) across Punjab.

Meanwhile, issuing directions to Provincial Cabinet Committee for law and order, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed to ensure foolproof security arrangements on Martyrdom Day of Hazrat Ali (RA).

He said that every step should be taken to ensure peace and protection of life and property of people.



Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


PKR rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 16 April forex rates

Pakistani currency gains momentum against all currencies on April 16, 2024 Tuesday. US dollar was being quoted at 277.9 for buying and 280.85 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 295 for buying and 298 for selling while British Pound stands at 345 for buying, and 349 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 - 15 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.9 280.85
Euro EUR 295 298
UK Pound Sterling GBP 345 349
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
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 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
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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