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People are losing confidence in media: PEMRA Chairman Absar Alam

11:13 AM | 27 Aug, 2016
People are losing confidence in media: PEMRA Chairman Absar Alam
ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) - Chairman of Pakistan Electronic Media Authority (PEMRA) Absar Alam has said that people were losing confidence in in media and we need to restore it.

Talking to representatives of electronic and print media, the chairman expressed that he was being pressurized to ban some television channels but he would not do so.

Absar clarified that the authority does not bar criticism but it could not allow verbal abuse on television channels. He went on to say that fines would increase to the tune of one crore thirty-five lacs next month but we try not to increase the frequency of punishments so much.

https://twitter.com/reportpemra/status/769120678276726784?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

He maintained that PEMRA intends to make media responsible.

The writer is a civil servant.

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Today Open Market Currency Rates - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 23 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 23, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.7 for buying and 280.85 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 294.3 and selling rate is 297.9 while British Pound rate is 352 for buying, and 355.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75 and Saudi Riyal at 72.85.

Currency Rates in Pakistan

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.7 280.85
Euro EUR 294.3 297.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 75 75.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.85 73.6
Australian Dollar AUD 182.2 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.98 748.98
Canadian Dollar CAD 202 204
China Yuan CNY 38.4 38.8
Danish Krone DKK 40.15 40.55
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.7 917.7
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.98 172.98
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.38 26.68
Omani Riyal OMR 723.75 731.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.53 77.23
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.68 26.98
Swiss Franc CHF 315.21 317.71
Thai Bhat THB 7.59 7.74

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