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Two students suspended for arranging LGBT-themed party at IBA Karachi

09:51 PM | 31 Mar, 2022
Two students suspended for arranging LGBT-themed party at IBA Karachi
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KARACHI – The Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi has suspended two students after a clip of a gay and lesbian-themed party at the varsity premises went viral.

Reports in local media said the action comes after the student conduct committee of IBA concluded its inquiry.

One student has been suspended for an academic year while the other was barred from entering the institution days after student bodies and activists come forward against the event seen as promoting vulgarity in the country's top business school.

A press release issued by IBA cited “On the directives of the executive director, the matter related to a video reported in the press and social media has been investigated by IBA student conduct committee.”

It further added that the institution strongly condemns any such activity which opposes norms, ethics, rules, and regulations and will take appropriate action whenever the code of conduct is breached.

The development comes after several student bodies including Islami Jamiat-e-Tulba, Imamia Students Organisation (ISO), Peoples Students Association (PSF), and other protested in front of the noted institution over an objectionable event that remained in limelight and was trending on social sites.

In the clip, some students can be seen shaking their legs to songs that are believed to be queer-friendly. The students also donned objectionable dresses while they filmed themselves taking drugs.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 21, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300 for buying and 303 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300 303
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
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 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08

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