LAHORE – Pakistan Peoples Party and Pakistan Muslim League-N workers broke through police barriers and stormed into Multan's Qila Qasim Bagh on Saturday ahead of a Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) rally scheduled to take place there on Monday.
The opposition alliance Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) has announced to hold a public meeting on November 30 at the same place.
Due to increasing coronavirus cases in the second wave of the COVID-19 the local administration has denied permission to the opposition parties for the meeting.
ملتان سٹیڈیم کا کنٹرول پی ڈی ایم کارکنوں کے پاس— Independent Urdu (@indyurdu) November 28, 2020
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The PPP workers to charge at the venue were led by sons of former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Ali Haider Gilani and Musa Gilani.
Clashes occurred between the workers and law enforcement agencies after the workers entered the premises.
Meanwhile, the workers of JUI (F) and PML (N) also led a rally in Multan and entered the stadium.
Later, police registered a case against 70 named and more than 300 unnamed party workers for breaking off locks and forcing their way into the stadium.
The case was registered at Lohari gate police station in Multan.
KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on February 8, 2023 (Wednesday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||331.78||332.48|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||35.08||35.45|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||174.19||176.18|
KARACHI – Gold prices fell on Wednesday for the third straight day in local markets, after hitting aan all-time high in previous week.
The per tola price of 24 carats gold in Pakistan dropped by Rs2,000 to settle at Rs198,000 while the price of 10 grams decreased by Rs1715 to reach Rs169753.
On Monday, the gold price witnessed a drop of Rs200 per tola to close at Rs204,300.
In the international market, the commodity witnessed an upward trend as per ounce price reached to $1,880 after an increase of $11 dollars.