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Asad Umar appointed NA Standing Committee on Finance head

May 8, 2019

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Asad Umar has been appointed the chairperson of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Finance.

The former finance minister will replace Faiz Ullah, another PTI MNA, as the committee’s head.

His appointment was decided by Prime Minister Imran Khan, who has issued instructions to make it official.

Related: Asad Umar and instant magic for Pakistan’s broken economy

Umar resigned as the country’s finance minister on April 18, explaining that as part of a cabinet reshuffle, the prime minister had asked him to take the portfolio of energy but he declined.

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    Usman   May 8, 2019 3:36 pm/ Reply

    Very nice. Asad Umar sahib is back in action. Our PM is a wise man indeed.

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    M Khan   May 8, 2019 8:34 pm/ Reply

    Useless Asad Umer, destroyed the PAK economy, the PAK Rupee and inflation. The worst economy in History of Pakistan, thanks to Asad Umer

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