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PPP pledges economic growth, poverty alleviation in Elections 2024 manifesto

06:39 PM | 27 Jan, 2024
PPP pledges economic growth, poverty alleviation in Elections 2024 manifesto
Source: Social media

KARACHI – The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Saturday unveiled its detailed election manifesto with the slogan "Chuno Nai Soch Ko" as general elections 2024 draw closer. 

PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, who is leading his party’s massive election campaign in various parts of the country, made the announcement in a social media post on X, formerly Twitter. 

"Please visit http://voteteer.com where you will find both PPPs 2024 detailed manifesto & our Awaami Muashi Muahida,” he wrote.

In the manifesto, PPP has promised to rebuild and build an economy through major structural reforms for inclusive and sustainable growth and development that works for all our people, now and into the future. 

It pledged that measures will be taken to free all people from the threat of hunger and extreme poverty. It said his party will ensure freedom from deprivations such as hunger, ill-health, and lack of secure shelter, and the displacements and deprivations from climate stress, which form the very basis of human survival. 

“For unlocking the full potential of Pakistan’s IT sector, particularly in exports in IT and IT-enabled services (ITES), a comprehensive strategy, in line with the PPP’s economic policy will be put in place,” reads the manifesto. This will include substantial investments in IT infrastructure, particularly in underserved areas, to bridge the digital divide, it added

“Our emphasis will be on fostering a culture of accountability and transparency in public money and enhancing access to an answerable, open government.” 

 To build resilience against the existential threat of climate stress, environmental degradation, pollution and waste, he said measures will be taken on priority basis.  

“To reclaim Pakistan’s rightful place in the world by centering our engagement on the collective aspirations of the people, trade-driven growth and economic prosperity, and the fruits of geo-economic policies,” it added.

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 24 April 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 22, 2024 Monday in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293.2 for buying and 296.2 for selling while British Pound hovers at 339.5 for buying, and 343 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.25. 

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293.2 296.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 339.5 343
U.A.E Dirham AED 75 75.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.25 73.95
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
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 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71

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