NAB Balochistan recovers Rs1 billion, initiates inquiry against three ex-CMs

08:45 PM | 31 Dec, 2018
NAB Balochistan recovers Rs1 billion, initiates inquiry against three ex-CMs
QUETTA – Balochistan National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has recovered around one billion rupees and initiated investigation against former three chief ministers Balocchistan, two former speakers, more than 20 other members of provincial assembly (MPAs) and bureaucrats in cases of corruption in different departments during 2018.

The anti-graft body unearthed several corruption cases including illegal allotment of government land worth billion of rupees in Gwadar, launched investigation against elements in food department, education sector, Finance, Audit General (AG) Office, Quetta Development Authority (QDA) and other departments in 2018, said a NAB spokesman on Monday.

NAB has taken action against corrupt elements arrested 25, of them over one dozens accused were sentenced in wake of corruption cases by NAB courts in 2018.

As many as 100 inquiries and 25 investigations were underway, he said.

According to the spokesman, NAB is continuing its efforts against corrupt elements, adding, former Finance Secretary, Mushtaq Raisani was arrested in case of mega corruption during previous government tenure and his billions of property was also handed over to Provincial Government in light of NAB Court decision.

He said public and other sources had registered complaints regarding anti-corruption to NAB Balochistan in 2018 on which process are being considered for investigation.

He said former provincial minister for Food, Mir Izhar Khosa, Secretary Food, Noor Muhammad Pirkani, Managing Director JAIDA, Mehboob Dashti, GM Finance Waqas Ahmed and other had been apprehended in corruption cases in 2018.

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Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 25 Feb 2024 forex rates

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 25, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 25 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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