Unofficial results: PML-N outruns PTI in Islamabad LB polls

Fayyaz Hussain 11:59 PM | 30 Nov, 2015
Unofficial results: PML-N outruns PTI in Islamabad LB polls

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) - The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) won in eighteen union councils, while the PML-N achieved success in twenty one UC's during the local bodies elections in Islamabad. The first-ever Local Government elections took place in the capital on Monday under strict security. Over 2,400 candidates contested for the slots of chairman, vice chairman and councillors. The 18 candidates elected unopposed comprise 8 General Councillors, three women seats, 9 minorities seats and one Youth seat.

Party  Results 
PTI 18 
PML-N 21 
IND  11 

  The Councilors of Union Council 8 General Ward 6; UC-16 Ward 5; UC-46 Ward 4; UC-50 Ward 6 were elected unopposed. Women candidates for Women seats in UC-8 Ward 1; UC-16 Ward 1; UC-23 Women Ward 1 were elected unopposed. For non-Muslim seats candidates were elected unopposed in UC 48, 49, 36,34,23, 19, 17 , 11 and 6. From UC-333 PTI’s Labor Councillor Khurram Wali was elected unopposed while in UC-16 Pug and Hanwal PMLN’s Chaudhary Sagheer was elected unopposed. According to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), Army, Rangers and FC soldiers were deployed to assist the Police. Over 684,000 voters will elect their representatives in, as the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz is expected to face a challenge only from the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). An independent candidate won in one of the UCs. In UC-30, former senator Zafar Ali Shah of the PML-N is lagging behind. The former senator said that he would not raise a hue and cry on his defeat. However, a neck and neck contest is going on between the PML-N and the PTI.


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 4, 2023 (Saturday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.9 283.2
Euro EUR 300.98 301.58
UK Pound Sterling GBP 337.01 337.71
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.14 75.44
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.55 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 189 192
Bahrain Dinar BHD 712.72 720.69
Canadian Dollar CAD 200 202.2
China Yuan CNY 39.67 39.73
Danish Krone DKK 39.33 39.73
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 34.19 34.54
Indian Rupee INR 3.28 3.39
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 878 887
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.83 63.43
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.25 175.25
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.79 27.09
Omani Riyal OMR 696.08 704.08
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 73.62 74.32
Singapore Dollar SGD 204 206
Swedish Korona SEK 25.61 25.91
Swiss Franc CHF 291.69 294.19
Thai Bhat THB 8.15 8.30

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 205,200 on Saturday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs175,930.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs167,318 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 195,157.

Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Karachi PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Islamabad PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Peshawar PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Quetta PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Sialkot PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Attock PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Gujranwala PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Jehlum PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Multan PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Bahawalpur PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Gujrat PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Nawabshah PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Chakwal PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Hyderabad PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Nowshehra PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Sargodha PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Faisalabad PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430
Mirpur PKR 205,200 PKR 2,430


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