Prime Minister (PM) Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani has approved the date of exchange of old design note of Rs.500 for further one year. On the request of the public and parliamentarians, Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on the recommendations of Ministry of Finance has approved extension in the date of exchange of Rs.500 (old design) bank note by commercial banks for further period of one year up to 30th September 2012.