Tuesday April 12, 2022

Govt Considering Four Names For Finance Minister

Islamabad: Prime Coalition partner of the existing government, Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) has started deliberating upon on a name of Finance Minister while it is likely that the PPP will also give name for the vital post.

After an election of a new premier, consideration has been started for a formation of a cabinet while the PML-N is being considering four names for a finance minister.

The PML-N is considering Miftah Ismael, Ahsan Iqbal, Ishaq Dar and Shahid Khaqan Abbassi names for the post of the Finance Minister.

On the other hand, the PPP is also considering name for a finance minister. Sources said that until an appointment of a finance minister, the finance ministry will work under the supervision of the PM.

Public Finance team will be announced in current week while no any expert from the past government will be taken in the team.

Sources said that former finance bureaucrats inclusion is likely in the team.

The coalition government will also form a media team for publicity of development programs and finance policy. It is likely that experts belonging to print and electronic media will be included in the team

The PML-N has started consideration for names of ministers for various ministries. Sources said that it is likely that Rana Sanaullah and Maryam Aurangzaib to be made interior minister and information minister respectively.

Sources said that names for various ministries for a federal cabinet will be finalized today and their names will be announced at night today.

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