PAF given one-week to compensate family of man killed in Karachi aircraft crash

09:13 PM | 26 Nov, 2022
PAF given one-week to compensate family of man killed in Karachi aircraft crash
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KARACHI – The Sindh High Court (SHC) has given one week to the Pakistan Air Forces to compensate the family of a man, who lost his life in 2014 training aircraft crash incident in Karachi.

A single-member bench comprising Justice Faisal Kamal Alam was hearing a petition, which seeks Rs29 million as compensation for the family of the victim.

During the hearing, petitioner’s lawyer said that judicial orders regarding compensation of the citizen’s death in the incident were being neglected.

A PAF representative requested the court to grant more time for submitting the reply as air force’ lawyer was unable to attend the hearing.

To which, Justice Alam remarked that the court was being forced to issue a strict order by using such tactics. He made it clear that he PAF will have to pay to the family of the victim.

The SHC justice also warned of summoning the record of its commercial activities and income if the orders are not implemented.

According to the petition, a training aircraft of air force crashed into a workshop in Baldia Town area, leaving a citizen named Riast Ali dead.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 26 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 26, 2024 (Monday).

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.

Euro currently 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 - 26 Feb 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 2.1 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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