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


Currency Rates Today - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 22 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 22, 2024 (Monday) 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 301.25 and selling rate is 303.25.

British Pound rate is 354.75 for buying, and 358.25 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.4 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.60.

Currency Rates Today

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.15 280.85
Euro EUR 301.25 303.25
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354.75 358.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.40 77.15
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.60 74.32
Australian Dollar AUD 184.75 186.55
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.15 749.15
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.50 205.50
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.70 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 202.00 204.00
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 309.05 311.55
Thai Bhat THB 7.50 7.65


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