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Big upset as daughter of donkey-cart vendor defeats PPP candidate in Sindh LG polls

06:10 PM | 28 Jun, 2022
Big upset as daughter of donkey-cart vendor defeats PPP candidate in Sindh LG polls
Source: social media

SUKKUR – Ruling party in the country’s southeastern region was left red-faced as the daughter of a donkey-cart vendor clinched a local government election in Khairpur, Sindh.

Parveen Sheikh, the daughter of Ghulshah Sheikh, bagged the election at Ward-1 of the Municipal Committee Khairpur against Pakistan People’s Party’s candidate Manthar Shaikh.

PPP candidate was reportedly nominated by former Sindh CM Syed Qaim Ali Shah and party MNA Dr. Nafisa Shah Jillani and others. Parveen got 430 votes while her PPP candidate Manthar could only secure 190 votes.

Speaking with a local publication, Perveen said she was confident of winning the election despite her father opposed her amid political issues.

PPP leader Nafisa Shah also congratulated Parveen. Shah said the independent candidate bagged the election with strength and strong determination. She also felt honoured, saying I am extremely happy over Perveen's victory.

In the first phase of local body elections in Sindh, polls were held for district councils, municipal committees, town committees and union councils.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 19, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 19 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.25 345.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.09 748.09
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.44 38.84
Danish Krone DKK 39.69 40.09
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 902.64 911.64
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.31 25.61
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.87
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.08 307.58
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71

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