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PM-led economic advisory council constituted

  • The composition of EAC includes Jahangir Khan Tareen, Saquib H Sherazi, Shahzad Saleem, Musadaq Zulqarnain, Dr Ijaz Nabi, Asif Peer, Ziad Bashir, and Selman Ahmed
Published May 19, 2024

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has constituted seven members Economic Advisory Council (EAC) with immediate effect.

A notification to this effect of the Finance Division Economic Adviser Wing stated that the Prime Minister has been pleased to constitute the EAC with immediate effect and till further orders.

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The composition of EAC included Jahangir Khan Tareen, Saquib H Sherazi, Shahzad Saleem, Musadaq Zulqarnain, Dr Ijaz Nabi, Asif Peer, Ziad Bashir and Selman Ahmed.

The EAC will be chaired by the Prime Minister who will convene its meeting with any required frequency.

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Salman May 19, 2024 04:14am
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Reality check May 19, 2024 08:36am
No FM?
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KU May 19, 2024 10:38am
Fanciful. Meanwhile IMF tells the govt that they need to cough up Rs.9.7 trillion as interest payments for next financial year, while govts cutting Raj expenses is not on agenda, guess whose paying?
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NotSurprised May 19, 2024 01:35pm
I wish the PM will also include Dr Miftah Ismail. His experience, his sincerity, his qualifications are second to none.
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Tariq May 19, 2024 02:01pm
JKT interesting choice after all the hoopla PDM made on mere allegations of Sugar scandal. They pushed IK to fire him but now under pressure from powers that be have relented and given him a post
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test May 19, 2024 03:54pm
Every economic policy is good if it doesn't involve begging because it is better to die than to beg from anybody. But our elite class from the past 75 years are constanlty begging no matter which govt
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Chawla.i May 19, 2024 06:25pm
Tom dicken harry knows what to do 1, reduce interest rt to stimulate economy 2, start Rekodik to have financial space fr next year. 3, start land reforms fr overseas Pakistani exclusvly.4, cut expndt
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Chawla.i May 19, 2024 06:27pm
Also sandak project shd b taken into task fr coughing 10/bil dollars of pak res ,i myself can give all required details of thier False acounts.if one project can cough than IPP s shd b ur target fr L
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Maqbool May 19, 2024 07:50pm
@NotSurprised, but he’s not Lahore based ……
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zh May 19, 2024 07:56pm
Now is the time to abolish the Finance Ministry.
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Chawla.i May 19, 2024 09:30pm
I think he p.m s not well and cant do right decisions,pack ur bags lets what nawaz sharif cand do...
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Taimoor May 20, 2024 11:31am
So a sugar baron, CEO of Honda Pakistan, Chairman Nishat Group, and other big businessmen are going to fix the economy for the poor?
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Nadeem May 20, 2024 02:04pm
Purpose of this seems only giving some favors and protocols to these people such as blue passport quick file movement in govt departments etc and nothing else.
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