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Anti-corruption dept. gets pat on back from PM for recovering Rs220bn in last 2.5 years

10:59 AM | 26 May, 2021
Anti-corruption dept. gets pat on back from PM for recovering Rs220bn in last 2.5 years

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan Wednesday praised the Punjab Anti-Corruption Department for recovering Rs220 billion during the past two and a half years of the PTI government.

Taking it to Twitter, the premier in a series of tweets wrote that ‘the difference in the Punjab Anti-Corruption Department’s performance during the incumbent government and PML-N’s last ten-year rule in the province is clearly visible’.

“In the last 31 months of our govt in Punjab, Anti Corruption recovered Rs 220 billion, in contrast to dismal record of PMLN govt’s 10 yrs, the tweet reads.

Khan added that ‘State land worth Rs.192 bn recovered as compared to Rs 2.6 bn worth state land recovery under PMLN’s 10 yrs. Cash recovery is Rs 2.35 bn as compared to only Rs 430 mn during PMLN’s 10 yrs. Indirect cash recovery now stands at Rs 26 bn in contrast to zero during PMLN’s last 10 yrs.

Khan also praised National Accountability Bureau (NAB). He said between 2018 and 2020 of the PTI government’s tenure the anti-graft watchdog had recovered Rs484 billion in contrast to only Rs290 billion recovered from 1999 to 2017.

such results are achieved when the government does not protect criminals and allows accountability to work without interference, he added.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 24 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 24, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

On Saturday, Euro stands at 302  for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 24 February 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
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 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94

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