SC to hold in-camera hearing in Memogate case

09:10 PM | 31 Dec, 2018
SC to hold in-camera hearing in Memogate case
ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court of Pakistan Monday accepted request of Ahmer Bilal Soofi, an amicus curiae to hold in-camera proceedings of the case in-connection with the Memogate scandal.

A two-judge bench headed by Chief justice Mian Saqib Nisar comprising Justice Ejaz Ul Ahsan resumed the hearing.

The chief justice asked regarding the development on former envoy to USA Hussain Haqqani’s return to the country.

Soofi, responded that the developments had been made, however, he would inform the court in an in-camera hearing due to sensitivity of the case.

The court accepted the amicus’ application to hold an in-camera proceedings in the case and adjourned the hearing for an indefinite period.

The apex court in February issued warrants for the arrest of former ambassador to the United States Hussain Haqqani in the Memogate case.

Additional Attorney General Waqar Rana had submitted a report suggesting ways for bringing Haqqani back to the country. He informed that American authorities had also been contacted in this regard.

Federal Investigation Agency Director General Bashir Memon had also informed the court that, a request had also been sent to Interpol regarding the issuance of Haqqani's red warrant.

Haqqani was implicated in the Memogate case - a memo delivered to Admiral Mike Mullen through Mansoor Ijaz.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 19, 2024 (Wednesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.50 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 349.7 for buying, and 353.25 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.80.

Forex Rates 

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
Euro EUR 296.00 299.00
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.70 353.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80 75.60
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.80 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182.00 184.00
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.18 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 204.00 206.00
China Yuan CNY 38.43 38.83
Danish Krone DKK 40.18 40.58
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.90 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.30 59.90
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.79 172.79
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.97 26.27
Omani Riyal OMR 723.88 731.88
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203.65 205.65
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 311.90 314.40
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73


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