ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan appointed a new finance minister on Friday, replacing Hammad Azhar, who received the portfolio less than a month ago.
Shaukat Tarin, the new appointee, is a banker who also served at the same position from 2009 to 2010 under the Pakistan Peoples Party administration of former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani.
The news was announced by the newly appointed information minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain who shared the notification of the recent cabinet reshuffle in a Twitter post:
“Prime Minister Imran Khan has made changes in the cabinet, the details of these changes are attached.”
Azhar will now look after the Energy Ministry. He was given the additional portfolio of finance and…