Islamabad: Shaukat Tarin has been appointed as Adviser on Finance and Revenue with the status of Federal Minister.
President Dr. Arif Alvi on the advice of the Prime Minister has appointed Shaukat Tareen.
A notification to this effect was issued in Islamabad on Monday.
Earlier, the federal government had decided to get Shaukat Tarin elected as senator from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Sources said that after his election as Senator, he will be made the federal minister.
Sources further said that Tarin will not be able to head various important committees after becoming the advisor and will not be eligible to chair other cabinet committees including ECC, under the constitution