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Accountability court seeks details of Ishaq Dar's seized assets

10:45 AM | 28 Sep, 2018
Accountability court seeks details of Ishaq Dar's seized assets
ISLAMABAD - An accountability court on Friday directed the top graft-buster agency to submit the details of former finance minister Ishaq Dar's assets that have been seized.

Judge Mohammad Bashir issued the directives while hearing a petition filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) seeking auction of the assets owned by the absconder former minister in Pakistan.

As the hearing began, the accountability judge asked NAB special prosecutor Imran Shafiq to present the detail. The court will resume hearing after the break.

On Thursday, the NAB sought the permission of the accountability court to sell off assets owned by the former finance minister and absconding suspect, Ishaq Dar.

The former finance czar has been in London since October last year on medical grounds and has been declared an absconder in the corruption case filed against him by the accountability watchdog; later, red warrants were sought for his arrest.

Imran Shafiq, NAB’s special prosecutor, filed the petition in the court, stating that the former senator is wanted by the court and has been declared an absconder by both NAB and the court.

The petition has sought the court's permission to sell all assets held by Dar in Pakistan.

The former finance minister is accused of possessing assets beyond his sources of income.

A reference against the former finance minister was filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in light of the Supreme Court's July 28 verdict in the Panama Papers case.

Dar had earlier been declared a proclaimed offender by the accountability court due to his continuous absence from the proceedings following which he also relinquished his duties.

The incumbent PTI regime has vowed to bring back Ishaq Dar and scions of former premier Nawaz Sharif, Hassan and Hussain to Pakistan.

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US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Pound, Riyal Rate in Pakistan Today - Currency Rates 20 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 20, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.15 for buying and 280.85 for selling. Euro's buying rate remains stable at 301.35 and selling rate is 303.25.

British Pound rate is 354.85 for buying, and 358.35 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.5 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.70.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.15 280.85
Euro EUR 301.35 303.25
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354.85 358.35
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.5 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.7 74.42
Australian Dollar AUD 184.75 186.55
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.15 749.15
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.5 205.5
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 36.05 36.05
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.4 26.7
Swiss Franc CHF 309.05 311.55
Thai Bhat THB 7.5 7.65

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