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Ishaq Dar appointed as Finance Minister

PML-N stalwart Ishaq Dar was appointed as Finance Minister on Wednesday, shortly after he took oath as federal minister.

President Dr Arif Alvi administered the oath to Dar during a ceremony on the Aiwan-e-Sadr, which was also attended by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.

A notification issued by the Cabinet Division rapidly afterwards stated, “The president, on the advice of the prime minister, has been pleased to appoint Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar as federal minister with immediate effect.”

Dar was nominated by PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif and PM Shehbaz as the finance minister during a meeting on Sunday. He arrived in the country along with PM Shehbaz in advance this week to take charge of the finance portfolio, which he has previously held on 3 occasions.

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