In the course of the assembly, discussions had been held associated to the financial scenario of the nation. Federal Minister for Vitality Hammad Azhar was additionally in attendance together with the social media workforce of the PTI.
Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed his “full confidence” in Tareen’s skills and mentioned that he has identified him for the final 35 years.
“I’m assured that Shaukat Tareen will give you higher planning for the additional stability of the nation’s financial system,” the prime minister mentioned.
Talking throughout the assembly, Shaukat Tareen mentioned that based mostly on his 49 years of expertise within the financial sector, he is aware of what measure ought to be taken to steer the financial system in the correct course.
“The nation’s GDP development ought to be elevated by 6 to 7 per cent,” Shaukat Tareen maintained.
Answering a query relating to the potential elimination of the Governor of the State Financial institution of Pakistan (SBP), Shaukat Tareen mentioned that the incumbent, Raza Baqir, has finished a “nice job in bringing reforms to the financial institution.”
“[Considering his performance] there isn’t any likelihood of eradicating Baqir from his workplace,” Tareen clarified.
It ought to be recalled that final week, PM Imran Khan had — for the sixth time — reshuffled the federal cupboard and appointed Shaukat Tareen because the nation’s new finance minister.
Tareen had changed federal minister Hammad Azhar, who was appointed because the nation’s finance minister in March when the premier changed Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh.
Consequently, Hammad Azhar was appointed because the minister for vitality, changing Omar Ayub.